Let's Stop Aquind Co-founder Viola Langley with Gerald Vernon-Jackson

Let’s Stop Aquind Demands Justice for Portsmouth at the High Court. Aquind Must be Stopped – There is Too Much at Stake

Download this press statement as a PDF On 20 January 2022, the then Secretary of State for the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS), Kwasi Kwarteng, refused to grant Aquind Limited the Development Consent Order (DCO) it sought for the Aquind Interconnector – a decision that was widely celebrated in Portsmouth. The residents …

Aquind Demonstration by Drone by Joe Watson

Aquind Limited Given Permission to Bring Judicial Review of Secretary of State for Business and Energy’s Decision

We have heard that Aquind Limited has been given permission to bring a Judicial Review of the Secretary of State for Business and Energy’s decision not to allow Aquind’s proposed Interconnector, consisting of high voltage electrical cables and a communications network between Northern France and the South Downs. Let’s Stop Aquind is disappointed that Aquind …

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Politicians, media and activists join forces to fight Aquind’s judicial review

Let’s Stop Aquind co-founders Paula Savage and Viola Langley joined a virtual meeting with both Portsmouth MP’s, Council Leader Gerald Vernon-Jackson and the Editor of the Portsmouth News Mark Waldron yesterday. The meeting discussed the ongoing threat that the Aquind Interconnector poses to the environment, the residents of Portsmouth & the South Downs, and to …

Aquind Demonstration

PORTSMOUTH’S ENVIRONMENT UNDER RENEWED ATTACK AS AQUIND’S OLIGARCHS SEEK TO REVIVE INTERCONNECTOR SCHEME BY JUDICIAL REVIEW

Despite unanimous local opposition, Aquind Limited has revealed that it has launched a legal challenge to the decision to deny it permission to land a cross channel electrical Interconnector cable and fibre optic communications network in Portsmouth. This controversial move puts the environment of Portsmouth at risk from a 5-7 year long building project that …

Let's Stop Aquind Kindness Rocks Project in Portsmouth

Look out for Let’s Stop Aquind Painted Rocks in Portsmouth

The Kindness Rock Project is where people paint and share rocks around their community, with the aim for them to be found and then moved for another person to discover. People of all ages have painted Let’s Stop Aquind rocks and hidden them at different points along the proposed Aquind Interconnector route through Portsmouth with …

Children's Posters Line The Quind Interconnector Through Portsmouth to Raise Awareness

Children’s Stop Aquind Posters Along The Proposed Interconnector Route

Local children got involved in raising awareness of the proposed Aquind Interconnector route through their city recently by creating their own posters to raise awareness in Portsmouth. At points along the route through Eastney, Milton and going north their artwork draws attention to the community’s will to stop the disruption, prevent the damage to the …