Protesters blocked seven major oil terminals in an attempt to stop the government ‘burning its future’


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To stop the government from destroying seven UK oil terminals, activists blocked their entrances to London and Birmingham. “burning the future”.

It’s blocked according to Stop Oil “key oil”Terminals are available from approximately 4 AM this morning.

It also tweeted a list of other places it would like to target later in the day, including Hertfordshire and Essex.

Officers from the police force have been deployed to the protests, and people wearing high-vis jackets are seen seated in front of lorries attempting to evacuate the affected areas.

It read: “Fed up with a government burning your future – Join us on the road.”

It was said earlier: “Every drop of oil we burn is fuelling climate breakdown which means more and hotter heatwaves, more drought, more starvation, more war and more death.

“Young people know this and they are rightly terrified, it’s their future going up in smoke.”

West Midlands Police warned people nearby to expect delays as a result of the protests.

It tweeted: “We’re currently responding to activists at a site in #Tyburn.

“We are working to deal with this as quickly as possible. Delays are expected this morning on the following roads: Wood Lane, Bromford Lane & Tyburn Road.”

West Midlands Fire Service has been added: “We have crews in attendance at this incident on Tyburn Road, Birmingham, available to support our colleagues at @WMPolice, if needed.

“Avoid the area if possible due to traffic delays. Follow these instructions @wmpoliceFor any updates.”

Last month protesters from the group tied themselves to goalposts at Premier League games, stopping play for several minutes.

The first happened at Goodison Park during the match between Everton and Newcastle when a man wore an orange t-shirt that read “Do not use oil” and had a cable tie around his neck.

A different man protesting for the same cause tied himself to one of the goalpost at the Emirates during the game between Arsenal and Liverpool, as well as Tottenham v West Ham and Wolves v Leeds.

Demonstrations are expected across the country in the coming days over the cost-of-living crisis.

The People’s Assembly said it expects thousands of protesters will take to the streets on Saturday at locations throughout the UK to highlight those suffering “real hardships” due to the combination of rising fuel and food prices, inflation, and low pay.

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