Press

2018:

ITV Meridian: Campaigners protest over plans to drill at beauty spot
http://www.itv.com/news/meridian/2018-04-06/campaigners-protest-over-plans-to-drill-at-beauty-spot/

Guardian: New oil threat looms over England’s national park land campaigners warn
https://www.theguardian.com/business/2018/mar/15/new-oil-threat-looms-over-englands-national-park-land-campaigners-warn

Eagle radio: Over 100,000 sign petition against Leith Hill oil drilling
https://www.eagleradio.co.uk/news/local-news/2528692/over-100000-sign-petition-against-leith-hill-oil-drilling/

2017:

National Trust: A Voice for Leith Hill art exhibition
https://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/leith-hill-place/features/a-voice-for-leith-hill-art-exhibition

BBC: The new swampies – living with activists in a fortress in the woods
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qd3WrPRTBhg

[Note – the camp was evicted from the intended drill site in June 2017 but just moved over the road where it is still open for visitors and monitors the site]

Express: Fracking protestors dig tunnels to sabotage 18 week fracking bid:
https://www.express.co.uk/news/uk/820406/Fracking-protestors-dig-tunnels-to-exploit-work

Times: Anti-drilling protestors evicted from Leith Hill, Surrey
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/anti-drilling-protesters-evicted-from-leith-hill-surrey-5j696fbsg

BBC: Leith Hill oil protests – bailiffs begin evictions
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-surrey-40355919

New Statesman: A blackness beneath the village green
https://www.newstatesman.com/microsites/energy/2017/05/blackness-beneath-village-green

BBC: Why I sleep in a fortress in the woods
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PRsE58OAVTU

Surrey Mirror: The battle for Leith Hill – oil exploration in the Surrey Hills
http://www.surreylife.co.uk/out-about/places/the-battle-for-leith-hill-oil-exploration-in-the-surrey-hills-1-4896137

2016:

Surrey Mirror: 400 people form giant heart at top of Leith Hill in oil drilling protest.
http://www.surreymirror.co.uk/more-than-400-take-part-in-leith-hill-celebration-walk/story-29958998-detail/story.html#kV5D4LZhUgC2DS1y.99  

Abinger and Coldharbour Parish News:
Campaign update, protectors welcome.


Surrey Mirror
: Hundreds of people to walk to top of Leith Hill in anti-oil drilling protest.
http://www.surreymirror.co.uk/hundreds-of-people-to-walk-to-top-of-leith-hill-in-anti-oil-drilling-protest/story-29942863-detail/story.html

Singletrack World: Big Oil Threatens Mountain Bike Trails
http://singletrackworld.com/2016/11/big-oil-threatens-mountain-bike-trails/

2015:

drillordrop.com: Oil company refuses to rule out production from proposed Leith Hill exploration site.
https://drillordrop.com/2015/04/28/oil-company-refuses-to-rule-out-production-from-proposed-leith-hill-exploration-site/

drillordrop.com: “It would be difficult to find a more unsuitable and inappropriate site for such a development”, Surrey oil drilling inquiry hears.
https://drillordrop.com/2015/04/24/it-would-be-difficult-to-find-a-more-unsuitable-and-inappropriate-site-for-such-a-development-surrey-oil-drilliing-inquiry-hears/

drillordrop.com: No compelling need for oil site in Surrey Hills inquiry told.
https://drillordrop.com/2015/04/23/no-compelling-need-for-oil-site-in-surrey-hills-inquiry-told/