Monthly Archives: June 2013

Meditation Vigil At The Rig Site

Saturday 29th/Sunday 30th Meditation starts at 10am. All are welcome. Visitors are invited to hold the vision: “Fracking Banned Worldwide!” Cuadrilla Rig Meditation Vigil, Balcombe. Advertisements

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Permits Enforced as Residents Gather at Drilling Site

Efforts by fracking firm Cuadrilla to carry out exploratory drilling in Sussex suffered a major setback yesterday after the Environment Agency announced the company must first obtain a mining waste permit and a radioactive substances permit.  On the same day, … Continue reading

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‘Rigwatch’ Established as Drilling Begins at Balcombe

Drilling work has started at Lower Stumble Woods, Balcombe, West Sussex as of Tuesday 11th June.  According to the Environment Agency, Cuadrilla are drilling a ground water monitoring hole which does not require a permit.  But, as further drilling could … Continue reading

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Planning Meeting, Thursday 13th June, 7.30, Upstairs at the Lewes Arms

As drilling equipment has begun to arrive in Balcombe this week, a meeting has been called in Lewes to help establish where the local anti-fracking campaign goes from here.  It is likely that the drilling company, Cuadrilla, are awaiting a … Continue reading

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