Past Actions

Aside from mass action camps, No Dash for Gas and Reclaim the Power have also carried out other actions and events.

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– Occupation of West Burton gas-fired power station for one week.


August: Six day action camp at Balcombe, Sussex

December: Blockade of Barton Moss fracking site using wind turbine blade


August: Anti-fracking action camp at Preston New Road, Lancashire


June: Climate Action Camp at Didcot Power station

Autumn:Mobilisation to Paris for UN climate talks (COP21)


All year:  Groundswell Project

January:  Blockade of Carrington gas fired power station, Salford

October: Stay Grounded action at Heathrow Airport

October: ‘Keep It in the Ground’ direct action mobiliser tour

December: ‘Shut Aberthaw power station’ series of action begins


January: ‘Shut Aberthaw’ demo at coal-fired power station in Wales

February: Second ‘Keep It in the Ground’ direct action mobiliser tour

April: Break The Chain – decentralised actions against the fracking industry supply chain

April: Affinity group blockade of Ffos-y-fran opencast coal mine, South Wales

July: The Rolling Resistance at Preston New Road. Daily blockades of Cuadrilla’s fracking site in Lancashire.


March: Jig at the Rig – all day blockade at Preston New Road frack site

June: Block Around The Clock – 54 hours day and night mini-festival + blockade of Cuadrilla’s frack site.