Posts Tagged: Leeds

Release: Five Leeds Women block fracking site over climate and water concerns

This morning (Wednesday 19th July 2017) five campaigners blocked the entrance to Cuadrilla’s fracking site on Preston New Road in Lancashire to protest the impact of climate change.The five women are locked on to devices across the front entrance of the site to disrupt work for the day in order to call for an end to fossil fuel extraction and a development in renewables.Contact: press@nodashforgas.org   and 07498908993Photos available on Reclaim the Power Flickr Skye Golding, one of the women locked on said:“We’re ... Read more

Didcot Camp Action Round Up: 18 actions against the fossil fuel industry

Blockades, shutdowns, lock-ons, love-ins, tripods and nanas.....Reclaim the Power's day of action against the fossil fuel industry today (1 June 2015) saw 18 different actions drawing the dots between big energy firms, government ministers, public relations companies, oil arts sponsorship and the fracking industry. Let's take a run-down of the day's events... Action 1: 9.04am - Npower's debt collection and pre-payment meter office in Leeds blockaded We've all had the threatening letters from energy companies demanding payment for bills we can't afford – and ... Read more

RWE npower debt collection office in Leeds blockaded

RWE npower's debt collection and pre-payment office in Leeds blockaded this morning, Monday 1st June 2015 PRESS RELEASE: Climate activists blockade RWE npower offices   This morning (1 June 2015) ten people began a blockade of RWE npower offices outside Leeds to protest their role in CO2 emissions, climate change and fuel poverty. Carrying a banner reading “Fight the npower” the group locked themselves across the entrance to the offices. These offices are responsible for RWE npower’s prepayment meters and debt collection. RWE npower were ... Read more

Reclaim the Power National Gathering // Leeds // 21st – 22nd March

Reclaim the Power National Gathering // Leeds Start: Saturday 21 March -  12pm Finish: Sunday 22 March - 3pm Location: Leeds - Wharf Chambers, Ground Floor, 23 - 25 Wharf Street, LS2 7EQ Crash Space Available. Kids Space available. Facebook event here. Hot on the heels of 20,000 climate demonstration in London and 500 strong march on Shell's headquarters, the Reclaim the Power network will be gathering to make decisions about the where to focus our collective energy this Spring. We will also be discussing our approach to ... Read more