Businessman considers legal action against police after acquittal for obstruction at anti-fracking protest

Businessman considers legal action against police after acquittal for obstruction at anti-fracking protest

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON DECEMBER 19, 2017 A businessman and leading campaigner against Cuadrilla’s fracking operation near Blackpool has been cleared by a court of obstruction. John Tootill, who runs Maple Farm Nurseries near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, said he was now considering legal action against

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New Date (18th) and Venue for FBC meeting which was on January 10th

New Date (18th) and Venue for FBC meeting which was on January 10th

STOP PRESS – MEETING DATE IS NOW THURSDAY 18TH JANUARY – VENUE STILL KIRKHAM COMMUNITY CENTRE Due to the number of people who wish to attend and speak at the Fylde Borough Council Planning Meeting on 10th January considering Cuadrilla’s Traffic Mitigation Measures, FBC have sent the

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Water management at Cuadrilla’s Lancs fracking site a “matter of priority” – Minister

Cuadrilla has been asked to address surface water management on its site at Preston New Road, as a priority, the Environment Minister wrote last week. “The Environment Agency has raised concerns over the management of surface water on site and has asked the operator to address this as

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A wonderful message from Caroline Lucas

“I am sorry I cannot join you here today. Thank you for coming out in the cold, winter weather to send a powerful message to those who want to frack in our communities. The collective voices being raised by the wonderful and determined Women in White must

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The World Bank clearly shares our view

From the Guardian Tuesday 12 December 2017 World Bank to end financial support for oil and gas exploration The World Bank will end its financial support for oil and gas exploration within the next two years in response to the growing threat posed by climate change. In

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100 MPs have now signed a pledge to divest their pension from fossil fuels

This is big. 100 MPs including Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn have now signed the #DivestParliament pledge! In just one year, this campaign has mobilised thousands to pressure their MPs, and built incredible political support. This is truly the result of people power. Email your MP and demand climate action:  divestparliament.org    

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