Tag Archives: Extinction Rebellion Croydon

XR protesters highlight Thames Water’s crappy performance

Extinction Rebellion Croydon is demanding that Thames Water stop illegally pouring untreated sewage into streams and rivers, and that they cease the payment of all bonuses, dividends and excessive executive wages until they have fixed the growing environmental disasters caused … Continue reading

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Tory MP Philp gets XR blue plaque for his services to sewage

Local protesters have installed “blue plaques” in Purley, including outside the constituency office of Croydon South’s Tory MP Chris Philp, to highlight the shocking state of the nation’s rivers and coastline due to wanton and deliberate pollution by the major … Continue reading

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Environment campaigners take protest to ‘toxic’ Barclays

Extinction Rebellion activists were busy outside Barclays on Croydon High Street this morning, raising a “Toxic Barclays” banner and leafleting passers-by about the bank’s role in fuelling the unfolding climate catastrophe. Barclays is Europe’s largest financier of fossil fuels, the … Continue reading

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Climate campaigners take protest to MP Reed’s doorstep

Extinction Rebellion took their campaign to save the planet to Steve Reed’s doorstep last night, after a week in which the Blairite MP for Croydon North spoke out on behalf of the oil multi-nationals and called for injunctions and harsh … Continue reading

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Climate crisis protest brings Selsdon Road traffic to a halt

Traffic was stopped for an hour this morning on Selsdon Road when a local woman staged a sit-down protest in the street wearing a sign that read, “I’m terrified for those born after 2000 because of the climate crisis”. Identified … Continue reading

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Town Hall protest over climate commission’s wasted time

Time is running out to tackle the climate emergency. That was the message of a demonstration on the Town Hall steps this morning by environmental activists Croydon Extinction Rebellion, who were protesting against the inaction of Croydon Council and its … Continue reading

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