Urgent help needed to defend the trees (Mon 17 Dec)

December 17, 2012 by combehavendefenders

tree defender & security guard

A tree defender is tackled by a security guard in Bexhill. 16/12/2012

Update at 10am: Activists have moved to Sidley where chainsaws and security are felling large numbers of trees near the bridge on Woodsgate Park (near the intersection of Woodsgate Park and London Road). This is currently the place to head if you can.

Update 10.17am: Two roads protestors currently occupying tree in Sidley, Bexhill to prevent chainsaw felling. Tons of security. Please go and support them if you can! Location, just north of the bridge at TN39 4AP (intersection of London Road and Woodsgate Park).

Update at 2.08pm: Two protestors arrested, two still up trees in Bexhill. Location near TN39 4AP (intersection of London Road and Woodsgate Park). More supporters welcome! Info: 07926 423 033

Update at 4pm: Four tree defenders arrested. Action over for the day.

We urgently need people to help defend the trees along the route of the Bexhill-Hastings Link Road (BHLR) today (Monday 17 December). Things are very fluid, so please call us on 07926 423 033 to find out what’s happening. Stay calm and peaceful.

For more info – or if you see any signs of contractor activity along the route of the Road today – contact 07926 423 033.

The chainsaw gangs have reportedly already cleared 3 of the 20 sections between Bexhill and Crowhurst. So, if anyone knows of a team of climbing-savvy activists with the skills to come down and build a tree house, now’s the time to mobilise them!

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tree felling in bexhill

map - disused railway line

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