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Temporary respite for this unwelcome industry but no meaningful change

Today’s release of BEIS data for Wave 24 of their quarterly polling gives some palliative relief to the ailing UK fracking industry. It shows that the relentless slide towards single figure percentage support has been, at least temporarily, halted. The industry, however, are still a long way

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I’m 73 and a grandmother. Fracking has turned me into an activist – Gillian Kelly

Gillian Kelly explains what motivates so many of us in this opinion piece for the Guardian Newspaper Until last year I’d never been in a protest. Now I’m due in court for trying to stop this destructive industry ruining our landscape I am a 73-year-old grandmother. On

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Lancs planners stand by objection to Roseacre Wood fracking site

Lancs planners stand by objection to Roseacre Wood fracking site

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON JANUARY 17, 2018 Council planners in Lancashire have said Cuadrilla’s revised traffic scheme for the proposed Roseacre Wood fracking site is still unacceptable. In a report published today, they recommended that the county council continued to object to the application. Lancashire refused planning

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Lancashire Conservative MPs say fracking must not take place at Roseacre

Drill or Drop reports today that both Mark Menzies MP ad Ben Wallace MP have said that fracking must not be allowed to go ahead at Cuadrilla’s site at Roseacre Wood. Mr Menzies stated “Cuadrilla Resources’ proposed Roseacre Wood site must not be permitted to go ahead”

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Frack Free Groups Mark One Year at PNR Without Fracking

Over 250 local residents and visitors from other communities under threat of fracking, gathered on the Fylde Coast today, marking a full year of resolute opposition to Cuadrilla’s operations at the Preston New Road site. Representatives of groups from Cumbria, Yorkshire, Cheshire, Derbyshire, Greater Manchester, Merseyside and

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2017 IN PICTURES Part V September, October

During the Christmas period, DrillOrDrop is looking back over 2017 through a collection of photographs. WITH MANY THANKS TO RUTH AT DRILL OR DROP  

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2017 IN PICTURES PART IV May, June July August

During the Christmas period, DrillOrDrop is looking back over 2017 through a collection of photographs. WITH MANY THANKS TO RUTH AT DRILL OR DROP  

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2017 IN PICTURES Part III

During the Christmas period, DrillOrDrop is looking back over 2017 through a collection of photographs. WITH MANY THANKS TO RUTH AT DRILL OR DROP  

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2017 IN PICTURES Part ll

During the Christmas period, DrillOrDrop is looking back over 2017 through a collection of photographs. WITH MANY THANKS TO RUTH AT DRILL OR DROP

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2017 IN PICTURES

During the Christmas period, DrillOrDrop is looking back over 2017 through a collection of photographs. Each day, starting today with January, we’ll be publishing images from the 12 months of the past year. WITH MANY THANKS TO RUTH AT DRILL OR DROP  

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