Heathrow runway activists face no penalty over motorway protest

Heathrow runway activists face no penalty over motorway protest

Campaigners who pleaded guilty to wilful obstruction of M4 and A4 roads given conditional discharges

Twelve campaigners will face no penalty after staging a protest near Heathrow against airport expansion.

A small group of people ran on to the M4 and A4 roads, and lay down in front of oncoming traffic, causing a temporary disruption on 19 November.
Fifteen of them, aged between 21 and 67, were charged with wilful obstruction of the highway.

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Source: Guardian Transport

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