What’s happening this week? 27 March-2 April 2017

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON MARCH 27, 2017 Break the Chain Armstrong Aggregates 170327 Reclaim the Power protest at Armstrong Aggregates quarry at Carnforth, 27 March 2017 In this week’s listings: The start of Reclaim The Power’s Break the Chain fortnight of direct action against supply companies to

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Fracking decision ‘not lawful’, campaigners tell court.

The Preston New Road Action Group (PNRAG) and campaigner Gayzer Frackman are both seeking to challenge the Government’s decision to approve a planning application for the site in Fylde. The High Court hearing at Manchester Civil Justice Centre on Wednesday was told the planning application, by developer

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Protest weekly update: 6-12 March 2017

Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site More arrests Police and Crime Commissioner visits the site Complaints of large police presence Anti-fracking march from North Yorkshire to Lancashire   

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THE PNR SITE 10th March 2017

To think Egan plays this down. This is the actual proof of the scale of just one site. This would be the first of hundreds scarring our countryside.  

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‘A tidal wave of force’

The seventh week of protests at the Preston New Road fracking site near Blackpool began with further arrests of activists opposing shale gas exploration. Police say the number of arrests made at the site is around 30, generally for suspicion of offences under Section 14 of the

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