Mass Anti Fracking convergence called for Weds 27th November at Barton

Mass convergence has been called for tomorrow Weds 27th to fight fracking at Barton in Greater Manchester

Fracking company IGas Energy are trying to start drilling in Barton Moss, Salford, Greater Manchester, on farmland next to the M62 motorway, this week. They have begun moving equipment onto the site and are planning to start drilling soon. The community in the area is opposed to their region being fracked, and are hoping that they will receive support in their efforts to stop it.

People will be gathering at the site on Barton Moss Road, off the A57, on tomorrow morning (27th), from 9am onwards. While getting their early will be good, since IGas are likely to be trying to bring more equipment onto the site, there will be stuff happening throughout the day. The event is planned to be a community-led carnival of anti-fracking revelry, with a very serious purpose, to stop IGas in their tracks. Continue reading