Author: Katy Brown

Drax in Court

Campaigners protested outside Leeds Crown Court on Thursday as Drax stood in the dock facing criminal prosecution over risking worker’s heath.

Forests Are Not Fuel: Axe Drax

Katy Brown reports on yesterday’s protests in Liverpool and around the world against Drax plc, on the day of its AGM, to highlight its role in forest destruction and the massive subsidies it receives for burning trees.

Pedalling into the Future

Katy Brown reports on the progress of the Emergency Active Travel scheme on Merseyside, with help from Don Naylor of Liverpool Friends of the Earth, as the group tries to ensure the changes are brought in ready for the long haul.

The Limerick Soviet - A Forgotten Revolution

This April marked 100 years since the ‘Soviet of Limerick’, a 2 week revolution sparked by the British imposition of martial law. Three members of Liverpool Socialist Singers went over to sing Alun Parry’s song ‘Limerick Soviet’ at the centenary events, and to commemorate this important piece of revolutionary history.

Ditch Coal

Feature by Katy Brown on the lack of transparency in the coal supply chain and the sourcing of coal from areas where mining is causing grave problems for local ecosystems and communities.