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Launch of United Resistance: ‘No Fracking or Bust’

Launch of United Resistance: ‘No Fracking or Bust’

PRESS RELEASE Day One of the United Resistance Over 200 concerned residents marched through the rain towards Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking site this morning. The #100Women March was the launch event for the United Resistance – a three-month creative campaign against fracking. Today’s March celebrated 100

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First well completed at controversial fracking site

Work on creating the first well at a controversial Lancashire fracking site has been completed.  Energy firm Cuadrilla said drilling of the UK’s first horizontal shale gas well had been successfully completed at its site on Preston New Road in Fylde.  The company will now begin drilling a

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A Fracking Firm’s Return to Balcombe Could Be One of the Industry’s Last Mistakes

Fracking is a dying industry in the UK. Five years after it was hailed as a new gold rush for UK energy, it still hasn’t got off the ground thanks to the strength of the resistance and the plummeting cost of clean energy. By returning to Balcombe, Cuadrilla

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Open letter to the police

Open letter to the police

As the United Resistance begins Anti-Fracking Nana, Tina Rothery, has written an open letter to the police Dear Police Officers What are we to do? How do you see this playing out? The reality that you as well as we (those acting to stop fracking) see is

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Welcome to the United Resistance

Welcome  to the United Resistance blog – on this page  you can read about the United Resistance as it happens. Please check back from time to time

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What’s happening this week? 26 March – 1 April 2018

In this week’s listings: Robin Hood Vs Fracking lantern parade in Bolsover; Amelia Womack speaking at Preston New Road; INEOS, Fracking and You talk; Protest outside Nottinghamshire County  Council; Costs hearing at the High Court in UKOG injunction case. Plus meetings, workshops and deadlines. THANKS TO DRILL

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The Scandal Of Public Health England’s Outdated Fracking Health Report

The Scandal Of Public Health England’s Outdated Fracking Health Report

Earlier this month saw the fifth publication of Scientific, Medical, and Media Findings Demonstrating Risks and Harms of Fracking by Concerned Health Professionals of New York and the Nobel Peace Prize-winning group, Physicians for Social Responsibility. Their conclusion was simple: “Our examination…uncovered no evidence that fracking can

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Emma Thompson and the Nanas

Emma Thompson and the Nanas

This video from Heart shows the marvelous positivity that permeates this movement. Come and join us for the United Resistance! Actress Emma Thompson dancing with fracking protectors at the Cuadrilla site in Fylde #HeartNews pic.twitter.com/qpvxuWpI2Z — North West News (@HeartNWNews) March 21, 2018

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Statement from Frack Free Lancashire Finance Sub-group

Statement from Frack Free Lancashire Finance Sub-group

  The historical and ongoing accusations by Mr. Gayzer Frackman, questioning the integrity of individual members of the Frack Free Lancashire Finance sub-group and the committee in its entirety, seriously damages the movement. For the avoidance of doubt, NO ONE INDIVIDUAL makes any decision about distribution of

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Court adjourns decision on “wide-ranging” injunction against protests at UKOG oil drilling sites

The High Court in London adjourned a case today brought by UK Oil and Gas, which aimed to restrict actions against its sites in West Sussex and Surrey. WITH THANKS TO DRILL OR DROP    

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