Upcoming Trials

Court Support is a vital part of what we do. We act out of love and that principle extends into the courts, for those facing legal consequences. The dock can be a lonely place, especially during cases that last for weeks. If you can spare your time and attention, your contribution will be massively appreciated by us all.

This page shows the Crown Court cases that are coming up. All those who are on trial deserve our love and support.

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“There’s a secret satisfaction in helping our heroes with our knowledge and confidence when they most need it. I do that out of the limelight, in the courts.”

Gordon Blow, 73

“There is joy in resistance, in fighting for what you know is right with brave and inspiring people – from the streets to the court we carry on resisting!”

Phoebe Plummer, 22

40 Degrees Defender

Start date – Feb 5th, 2024
Estimated duration – 1 week
Time – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
VenueIsleworth Crown Court
Location34-36 Ridgeway Rd, Isleworth TW7 5LG

In July 2022 the UK experienced record breaking temperatures over 40°C. The Government declared a national emergency. In response, Just Stop Oil supporters climbed overhead gantries, bringing the M25 to standstill to call for an end to new oil and gas. Cressida Gethin will stand trial, charged with causing a Public Nuisance.

The Thurrock Tunellers

Start date – Feb 19th, 2024
Estimated duration – 3 weeks
Time – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
VenueBasildon Crown Court
LocationThe Gore, Basildon SS14 2EW

5 Just Stop Oil supporters are charged with an alleged £2.4 million worth of disruption to businesses, after excavating and occupying 2 tunnels near Navigator, the UK’s largest oil terminal in August 2022. Support the 5 Thurrock Tunnelers at Basildon Crown Court, charged with Causing a Public Nuisance.

Insulate Britain

Start date – Feb 19th, 2024
Estimated duration – 3 weeks
Time – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
VenueReading Crown Court
Location – Old Shire Hall, The Forbury, Reading RG1 3EH

In 2021 Insulate Britain launched a campaign of nonviolent civil resistance undertaken to demand the UK government insulate Britain’s cold and leaky homes. Stand with 9 supporters of Insulate Britain facing trial at Reading Crown Court charged with causing a Public Nuisance.

The Gantry Five

Start date – Mar 4th, 2024
Estimated duration – 1 week
Time – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
VenueBasildon Crown Court
LocationThe Gore, Basildon SS14 2EW

In November 2022 supporters of Just Stop Oil shut down the M25 by climbing overhead gantries. They were calling on the UK government to stop licensing new oil and gas. Support The Gantry 5 at Basildon Crown Court, charged with causing a public nuisance.

The Harrods Two

Start date – May 23rd 2024
Estimated duration – 1 week
Time – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
VenueIsleworth Crown Court
Location34-36 Ridgeway Rd, Isleworth TW7 5LG

On the 20th October 2022 , 2 supporters of Just Stop Oil sprayed the luxury department store Harrods orange. The action was part of a month of continuous resistance in London to resist the government’s plans to licence over 100 new oil and gas projects and its failure to fulfil its promise to help people with their skyrocketing energy bills while luxury stores such as Harrods continue with business as usual.

The Twickenham Two

Start date – Jun 10th, 2024
Estimated duration – 1 week
Time – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
VenueKingston Crown Court
Location6-8 Penrhyn Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2BB

On the 27th of May 2023, in a cloud of orange paint, two Just Stop Oil supporters invaded the pitch at the English Premiership Rugby final at Twikenham stadium to call on the Government to halt the lisencing of new oil and gas. Support the two supporters of Just Stop Oil charged with criminal damage exceeding £5000.

Conspiracy to cause a Public Nuisance

Start date – Jun 24th, 2024 
Estimated duration – 1 week
Time
– 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
VenueSouthwark Crown Court
Location1 English Grounds, London SE1 2HU

5 supporters of Just Stop Oil stand trial charged with conspiracy to cause a public nuisance in connection with the M25 gantry actions in November 2022. They were pre-emptively arrested in police raids at their homes after attending a public Zoom call in which a Sun journalist was present. The Sun alleged it had “infiltrated” the public meeting and boasted of tipping off the police and enabling National Highways to secure a public injunction.

Criminal damage >5k petrol pumps

Start date – Sept 2nd, 2024
Estimated duration – 1 week
Time – 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
VenueGuildford Crown Court
LocationBedford Rd, Guildford GU1 4ST

In August 2022, a fortnight after the UK experienced record breaking temperatures, supporters of Just Stop Oil peacefully broke the glass displays on petrol pumps at fuel stations across central London and around the M25 in a campaign of sabotage against fossil fuel infrastructure. 3 supporters of Just Stop Oil face trial, charged with criminal damage at Clacket Lane service station.

We’re working on this! Magistrate Court trial dates are coming, but we need a bit more time to make this bit happen. Thank you for your patience!