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Star date: 2nd December 2013

WHERE'S WALLY PROTECTOR BLOCKS BARTON MOSS IGAS GATE

A campaigner dressed as Where's Wally superglued herself to the entrance gates of the IGas drilling site at Barton Moss today to delay trucks trying to leave the plant.

Meanwhile three more arrests were made at the site today as campaigners against fracking in Salford accused Greater Manchester Police of `aggression'.

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WHERE'S WALLY SUPERGLUES HERSELF TO IGAS GATES IN SALFORD WHERE'S WALLY SUPERGLUES HERSELF TO IGAS GATES IN SALFORD
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Following on from Monday, when a campaigner locked himself onto to a tanker that was attempting to leave the IGas drilling site at Barton Moss, today a campaigner dressed as Where's Wally superglued herself to the site's gates to also delay lorries trying to leave in another imaginative protest.

Earlier, ten trucks were delayed by over an hour trying to get into the site as campaigners walked slowly in front of them doing the `Salford Shuffle'. Greater Manchester Police arrested three people `on suspicion of obstructing a highway'.

Sophie Baxter from Frack Free Greater Manchester said: "I fully support the people down there who have given up everything to help protect our community against corporate interests. IGas, the Government and the local council continue to underestimate the strong public opinion against fracking.

"The police were very aggressive towards people this morning, all of the arrests were needless" she added "We will not tolerate this type of aggression from a police force that is meant to be here to protect the public and are currently seeking legal advice to take this further."

Those who have set up camp at Barton Moss and those who attend the now daily protests have called on more people from Greater Manchester and Salford to go down to the site and show support.

Coming very soon on Salford Star…

Jobs? Cheap gas? The truth from the horse's mouth…

Robert Davies wrote
at 04:17:33 on 11 January 2014
Wrote: The flare incident was completely made up by GMP, Why did it take 3 days to attend site to investigate it when it would have been considered a potential act of terrorism, why did the helicopter not use it's thermal imaging camera to search for anybody. The Police have confirmed that there is no evidence to suggest it came from the camp. By now though the camp have been dragged through all the mainstream papers and media.
 
Kenneth Mckelvey wrote
at 16:31:32 on 09 January 2014
David Funny Adolph Hitler said the same things as you/ As for the Viking I do not think Socialist Ideals were banded about in those far gone days The Brits wiped off the face of the earth in the recent past three different races off Aboriginals in Australia just one example of Capitalisation in motion do I have to go on
 
Bernard Brough wrote
at 08:13:36 on 09 January 2014
David whateveryerface, what the bleeding hell does "name one notable thing that any of the countries you mentioned has given the would (sic)" have to do with anything? As for why the left are doing so badly in the poles, I've no idea, all I can do is point out the obvious i.e. that privatisation has been a disaster for the consumer. Now if you think I'm wrong tell me why. By the way with attitudes among UKIP members I would not accuse others of taking us back to the stone age.
 
David cameron wrote
at 19:48:15 on 08 January 2014
Ken, so the Vikings were law abiding humanitarians in there day, so the left have once again rewritten history, the Viking didn't go around raping and pillaging, I am sure if they had the weapons of today they would have used them, if there is one thing that the human race is good at and that is killing each other and that has happened since man has arrive on this planet and it will continue till we're wiped off it. Name a time in human history when there has not been a war or conflict, it's called survival of the fittest, even in the most peaceful societies, if you change the conditions negatively as we've seen around the world after major disasters and conflicts people turn on each other and the law of the jungle takes over.
 
KennethMckelvey wrote
at 16:28:51 on 08 January 2014
DAVID if that is your name it is easier to say what they haven't given to the world.like world wars atomic weapons the colonisation of other people's lands and cultures the externmination of people of different races and cultures unfettered greed /hunger for food by the innocents/ Industrial theft of country's assets Oil Gold Diamonds Etc the scans are an example to these free loading parasites we have now as so called leaders /
 
Devid Cameron wrote
at 06:51:43 on 08 January 2014
@ken, name one notable thing that any of the countries you mentioned has given to the would, apart from Sweden, abba, I can't think of one thing they have given to the world, yes great socialist countries these, try living in Sweden where a can of coke will set you back about £8, but I do like how Sweden still have national service, you have to do two years, then you get to take your M16 assault rifle home with you to keep, probably why they don't suffer to much trouble with left wing demo's or drugged up thieving b*sterds, really ken your really are scrapping the barrel with these countries, if what these countries are doing is so great, why then isn't every other country following them, why is it all immigrants first port of call seem to be Britain, when you got these great socialist counties to go to. Tell me ken, what do these three countries you mentioned manufacture and export to the rest of world apart from oil and gas Norway, Denmark, they don't make anything of note. @ Bernard, if what is going on in this country is so bad, then why are the leftwing groups and parties not doing so well in the opinion poles, you'd think people would be flocking to them in their droves, just look at the Green Party can't get out of double figures when it comes to voting, you can't trust a bunch of sandal wearers to run the country, they'd take us back to the Stone Age given the chance.
 
Bernard Brough wrote
at 16:32:06 on 07 January 2014
Wrote, so privatisation has been great, no eye watering gas and electricity prices, a public transport system that is cheap and runs regularly. Have you ever visited Britain? Dan H what has anybody else's employment status got to do with you?
 
Kenneth mckelvey wrote
at 10:23:46 on 07 January 2014
Anybody who knocks socialism must not know the three highest standards of living in the world Are in Norway /Denmark/ and Sweden/ Who have had mainly Socialist governments since the end of WW11
 
wrote
at 19:02:00 on 06 January 2014
Bernard Brough wrote Privatisation has been an unmitigated disaster. So privatisation's got a lot in common with socialism then. And who are the daft socialists trying to bring down the police helicopter with a flare, like I've said before, it's not the people on the right you have to be afraid of, it's the lefties who are the danger.
 
Bernard Brough wrote
at 16:18:02 on 06 January 2014
Privatisation has been an unmitigated disaster.
 
Kenneth w mckelvey wrote
at 18:12:14 on 05 January 2014
People who want to protest about Fracking have not all been Brainwashed or are weekend Socialists /as some of the readers of the star think/ Some people are seriously concerned about the health and Welfare of the Country/ And just wait till they Frack near their Homes and their building insurance Trebles in cost /If their is no danger or damage Done by Fracking then why are a great many European Country's giving it the Big No/No/.Never forget the UK was self sufficient in Oil Gas Coal Etc and a silly short sighted politician sold and closed down the lot for a quick Profit
 
Jonny Wong wrote
at 18:11:43 on 05 January 2014
@Ken said "please excuse any wrong adjectives my computer is simply doing what it feels like ". Best get your computer nationalised Ken everything will be fine and rosey when it's under state control!
 
Kenneth w mckelvey wrote
at 09:55:11 on 05 January 2014
When the government allowed the private sector medical Companys to do breast implants apparently they used sub standard materials which were cheaper but turned out to be extremely dangerous to the patients health/ When the operations had to be reversed these people who were responsible for the transplants all appeared to have run out of money/ so the reversal operations had to be done on the NHS/ Hope this is not an example of things to come/PS because the gov is taking away our Access to the law and with it our rights to claim for accidents and injurys please excuse any wrong adjectives my computer is simply doing what it feels like
 
Oldtimer wrote
at 09:54:54 on 05 January 2014
@Kenneth Mckelvey, your complaining about the privatisation of transport and the quality of the Arriva buses! Don't make me laugh, I remember when buses in Salford were that dirty you could literally not see out of the windows and if you sat downstairs at the back you got a good lung full of diesel fumes. None of the drivers gave a damm either because it was almost impossible to get sacked, oh yeah they could speak English but manners, pride, and professionalism didn't feature anywhere. A hot summer was often a problem as well with windows that didn't open although in winter you didn't fair any better either as drivers used to have to open the doors to see out during a right turn because they were that dirty.
 
ordinary guy wrote
at 09:54:28 on 05 January 2014
Some of these protesters should try living in a REAL police state if they want to experience real oppression, brutality and abuse of human rights. These people are just a bunch of weekend socialists, brain washed at university by a system infiltrated by Russian spys in the 1930s, using the nazi threat as a cover. Now these idiot protesters want to force their parents, grand parents and their own children in to fuel povety by spending a major proportion of their income on heating their home, because we are at present so relant on imports. Shale is the key to ending that form of poverty, but the average brainwashed student brain is blinded its own selfrighcious principles
 
vernony wrote
at 09:53:52 on 05 January 2014
There is a grain of truth in what you say Ken, privatisation has largely mean't that the utility companies fell into foreign hands, to whom we now pay shareholders in other countries. Moreover, many of these companies do not pay tax in the UK , so we have lost out in many ways. Going onto Barton Moss, I'm afraid the press are giving too much credibility to the protestors, there seems to be a hard core of perhaps just 10 people, who are outweighed by the police. It is not worthy of the amount of news coverage given to it. Nor, is it properly representative of 70,000,000 UK citizens
 
Vernony wrote
at 09:53:23 on 05 January 2014
Andy the capitalist masters you speak of are the people of the United Kingdom. If anyone is exhibiting undemocratic views here it is the protestors themselves
 
Kenneth Mckelvey wrote
at 13:29:49 on 04 January 2014
I would like to know what is the Bench Mark for this government when it off loads our NHS to the private sector Cost / Quality/ Ability / From what I have noted everything that got Privatised Oil Gas Elec Transport All seem to overcharge for a mediocre and expensive commodity I cannot use the word Service because their is none And to award Arriva the Ambulance Service when their Bus Service is deplorable/ filthy buses /badly driven /badly maintained/ Hot in summer Cold in Winter And as for the medical side God Help Us the NHS is far from perfect but their are millions of brutes alive today because of it Apparently it is the best cost effective Health Care in the world,
 
DeeTee wrote
at 13:28:48 on 04 January 2014
"James Spiers, 29, of no fixed abode, returned to the protest camp in Salford after being granted unconditional bail at Manchester Magistrates’ Court on Tuesday. ……….. Boarding school-educated Spiers used a bike chain to lock himself to one of the lorries moving in convoy from the drilling site at around 3pm on Monday. ……… Despite reports from protesters that police have been heavy-handed, Spiers said he was treated well in custody and spent his one night in the cell meditating and doing headstands." So it’s not all heavy-handed brutality.
 
diane steels wrote
at 22:26:38 on 03 January 2014
Todays behaviour once again from the GMP was totally over the top. We are all here to protect the land and the atrocity that is Fracking the hell out of our future needs a voice and today the young lady sought to be heard. This came after the 3 arrests. We need to get the public more aware of things going on under their noses and if these spectacles for the media work to get attention then why not?
 
Andy Bean wrote
at 22:26:10 on 03 January 2014
Well done and grateful thanks to the Protesters who are supporting us all . Police aggression is nothing new. The police have always done the bidding of their Capitalist Masters. Remember the Great Miner's Strikes ? We should never have let the Exploiters win .
 
David cameron wrote
at 22:24:42 on 03 January 2014
When you said Wally had superglued himself to the gates, I thought Ian Stewart had got himself down there on the protest. So Wally's got two impersonater in salford, one in the council and one on the demo, but the useful one, is on the demo.
 
Dan H wrote
at 22:24:15 on 03 January 2014
I assume its not signing on day? She sure as hell can't have a job so I'd hate her to miss out on her JSA.
 
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