Fracking protests to continue

Anti-fracking protesters will maintain a presence outside an exploratory drilling site following two days of direct action against the energy company carrying out the work.

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Police: 29 arrested at anti-fracking demo in Balcombe

A total of 29 people were arrested at the anti-fracking demonstration in Balcombe, West Sussex today, Sussex Police have said.

Most were arrested on suspicion of breaching Section 14 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act for ignoring directions to leave, or obstructing a highway, or both.

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