Protester in court over oil rig demo
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Protester appears in court over Sussex oil rig demonstration

Dr Peter Whittick climbed aboard a drilling rig at Pease Pottage services.

The rig had been used by UK Oil and Gas for test drilling in West Sussex.

Appearing at Brighton Magistrates' Court, the fracking protester was found guilty of "hindering a person from driving on their onward journey", and given a conditional discharge.

  • 15 Feb 2018