Heathrow campaigners picnic on the site of the 3rd runway
for a picnic organised by the No Third Runway Action Group (NoTRAG) as part of
The Big Lunch initiative on Sunday 19th July.
the threatened village of Sipson to oppose the massive Heathrow expansion. So
far over 50,000 have signed up to become beneficial owners of the land to show
their support for the campaign.
use. Actor Richard Briers helped plant an allotment full of fruit and vegetables
while an area is being given over to nature, including a haven for stag beetles.
even the blustery winds and a sprinkling of summer drizzle couldn’t dampen the
campaigners’ high spirits as they shared their picnics, ate their sandwiches by
the neat rows of beans, carrots and strawberries, and enjoyed a great lunch outside
in the fresh air. .
they will keep their promise to scrap the third runway but, the fact that the
campaigners chose Airplot as the site for their picnic, shows their underlying
determination that, if the third runway is not dropped, they will fight it to
the bitter end.
initiative to celebrate British communities, Airplot seemed the perfect spot for
a NoTRAG picnic. Our communities are worth fighting for and Airplot has brought
together thousands of people who agree that Heathrow expansion must not go ahead”.
become beneficial owners of the Airplot (and we haven’t yet counted how many lovely people signed up at Latitude at
the weekend). If you haven’t signed up yet, or haven’t asked your MP to become
an owner yet,