Reclaim the Power in Blackpool

Anti-fracking camp joins Lancashire residents in the struggle against dirty energy

August 16, 2014 · 3 min read

Since Thursday Reclaim the Power, the activist anti-fracking camp, has set up in Blackpool. The camp will be there for 6 days of workshops, action and skill sharing. Red Pepper are there, find out how you can join us

The camp is taking place on land purchased by fracking company Cuadrilla, the company intend to use these fields for a fracking site. Lancashire residents have registered 14,000 complaints against Cuadrilla’s fracking plans. Reclaim the Power joined the local Nana Camp made up of grandmothers, mothers and children from Frack Free Lancashire They did the hard job of occupying the field last Saturday.

Here are a few snaps of the camp being set up.

on the way

On the way to the camp, just checking the map…


Nana camp

Nana camp ready to welcome new arrivals

compost loo

Compost loos go up

Banner in solidarity with anti-fracking struggle in Romania-2

Showing some solidarity with the Romanian anti-fracking movement

solar panel

Solar panels shining under Blackpool sunshine

Haybale seating arrives

Hay bale seating arrives

Big marquee goes up

The big marquee goes up

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Children play at Reclaim the Power

No Dash for Gas have all the details about how you can join the camp


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