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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world”. Margaret Mead’s pithy phrase has never rung more true than in the wake of yesterday’s stunning victory over fracking by the amazing community campaigners at Frack Free Lancashire. The decision by Lancashire County Councillors to reject Cuadrilla’s bid to frack in… Continue reading »

Greens welcome Lancashire fracking decision

Green Party leader Natalie Bennett and MP for Brighton Pavilion Caroline Lucas have welcomed Lancashire County Council’s decision to refuse a planning application for fracking at a site in Little Plumpton. Lucas said: “This is a fantastic victory for the people of Lancashire, and the campaigners who have fought so hard to increase awareness of… Continue reading »

Special Branch infiltrated anti-fracking meeting in Canterbury

News from the Kent Green Party Update: May 2015 Special Branch infiltrated anti-fracking meeting in Canterbury A report received by Stuart Jeffery has shown that a Special Branch officer infiltrated a public meeting on fracking in Canterbury in November. Previously, the police had only confirmed that a Chief Inspector had attended the meeting in plain… Continue reading »