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Grangemouth plant to reopen as dispute is finally resolved

Its been a tough week for workers at the stricken Grangemouth plant. It’s plant’s owners, Ineos  announced earlier this week the closure of the petrochemical plant after failing to come to an agreement with the workers ‘union Unite. The announcement was not

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Fuel tanker strike averted after drivers agree deal

The threat of a damaging fuel tanker strike was averted yesterday after drivers voted by just a 1% margin accept a peace deal. After eight days of talks with the conciliation service Acas, Unite said that just 51% of it’s members had

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Stanlow direct action group confirms Chester “go slow” for June 11th

In a recent press release the Stanlow Direction Action group has confirmed that they have organised a traffic “go slow” for this Saturday 11th June . In a departure from recent fuel protests and events in Chester, this protest is

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Stanlow Fuel protest group ditches spokesman

The fuel protesters targeting Stanlow fuel refinery have dismissed their spokesman over a facebook disbute. The group has parted company with Ian Charlesworth after claims that he invited EDL and BNP groups to join the protests at the fuel refinery. In an interview

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Stanlow protesters remain defiant despite low turn out

Today’s protest and go-slow at Stanlow fuel refinery was billed as the “mother of all fuel protests” (well by this site anyway). Estimates of up to 3000 people had been suggested causing traffic chaos on the roads. In reality the

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Police prevents protestors from blockading Stanlow fuel refinery

We have had confirmation that the Police at Stanlow fuel refinery have prevented protesters from blockading the facility. In effect they have blockaded the blockade. Until not the police presence has been simply to protect the protesters and traffic during

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Stanlow Fuel protest today! [UPDATE]

Unless you have been living under a rock for the past 7 days, you will know that today is the Stanlow Fuel protest and go slow.   Our sources at the event will be keeping us up to date with

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