Judge rules Insulate Britain M25 protestors not guilty

Four Insulate Britain protesters have been cleared of charges of wilful obstruction of the M25, despite blocking access to the motorway, with the judge ruling that a conviction on a charge of wilful obstruction of the highway would not be “proportionate.” Four people in court were among 38 activists arrested during the protest between junctions […]

Government wins injunction against Insulate Britain blocking roads

National Highways has secured a new nationwide interim High Court injunction to target protestors who cause disruption on any part of the strategic road network in England. The new injunction bans activities that obstruct traffic and prevent access to 4,300 miles of motorways and major A roads. It also bans activities which cause damage to […]

Government takes out another injunction against activists blocking roads

The Government has taken out a fresh injunction to target protesters who cause disruption on any of the Strategic Road Network linked to the M25 in the South East. The new injunction bans activities that obstruct traffic and access to motorways and major A Roads in and around London. It also bans activities which cause damage to the road surface and […]

Government extends legal action against protesters obstructing routes to Dover

The High Court has approved a further injunction against climate activists who have been carrying out a string of demonstrations along major roads and at the Port of Dover. It means protesters will be in contempt of court if they breach the terms of an interim injunction won by National Highways. Breach of the injunction […]

Protestors ask for M25 speed reduction so they can disrupt the road

The climate group Insulate Britain have announced they have written to National Highways asking for the speed limit on the M25 to be reduced when they protest. In a statement they say they have written to what they are calling the “Highways Agency” and relevant police forces asking that the speed limit be reduced, but […]

Multiple arrests after M25 slip roads shut

A group of environmental campaigners have caused long traffic jams by staging a sit-in on slip roads onto the M25. The co-ordinated action across several roads around the orbital, including near Heathrow and the Dartford Crossing led to 42 arrests. Protest group Insulate Britain tweeted that it was “disrupting the M25” to “demand the government […]


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