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Entry for August 16, 2007 – Climate change protest comes to Biggin Hill

Posted by HelenEdith on August 16, 2007

It isn’t often that a demonstration that makes the national news takes place within the London Borough of Bromley, but such was the case today when climate change protestors chained themselves to the railings at Biggin Hill Airport and lay on the entrance road to prevent people from getting to the passenger terminal.

Apparently they targetted Biggin Hill because it is used by executive jets owned by the super-rich, and the group who demonstrated wanted to make the point that this group of people are not doing enough to reduce their carbon footprint.

You can read the BBC’s article here: Chained airport protesters held


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