Stanlow Fuel Protests, 8th May 2011

Some nice sunshine and bright colours made for vivid pictures:

You can just spot my flash glaring in the bottom right corner of the shot above.

Organiser Ian Charlesworth posing for a portrait before the demonstration started:

Police held protesters back to prevent them from blocking fuel tankers:

Protest organisers were disappointed, as tankers continued to leave the depot.

Due to fewer turning out than organisers expected, the protest itself was unsuccessful and fuel tankers continued to deliver.

My pics were published the next day in The Mirror, i and The Star:


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