Charges over Heathrow protest

Harefield Gazette - - FRONT PAGE -

THREE peo­ple have been charged in con­nec­tion with a protest at Heathrow Air­port that caused grid­lock.

Esme Wol­dren, 22, of Walmer Cres­cent, Brighton; Wil­liam Pet­tifer, 26, of Mill Lane, Rad­ford; and, Alas­tair Can­nell, 26, of no fixed ad­dress, have been charged with un­law­fully block­ing a tun­nel con­trary to the Heathrow by­laws, on Thurs­day Novem­ber 26.

The trio were bailed to ap­pear at Uxbridge Mag­is­trates’ Court on Mon­day De­cem­ber 21.

Dur­ing the early morn­ing rush hour, on Thurs­day (Novem­ber 26) anti-ex­pan­sion group Plane Stupid parked a ve­hi­cle across both lanes of the en­trance tun­nel and locked their bod­ies to it, un­furl­ing a ban­ner quot­ing David Cameron’s elec­tion prom­ise: “No Ifs, No Buts: No Third Runway”. Two other peo­ple have been bailed to re­turn to a west Lon­don po­lice sta­tion pend­ing fur­ther enquiries.

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