Frack Free Lancashire Join Labour Leader Hopeful, Keir Starmer, at Climate Event

Frack Free Lancashire Join Labour Leader Hopeful, Keir Starmer, at Climate Event

Frack Free Lancashire representatives were invited to take part in a Climate Listening Event with Sir Keir Starmer on Sunday 8 March, in Birmingham. Last week, Keir Starmer published a piece in the Guardian: “We can’t wait until 2024 to tackle the climate crisis – let’s fight for a

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Frack Free Lancashire Condemns Aggressive Eviction

Frack Free Lancashire Condemns Aggressive Eviction

Frack Free Lancashire strongly condemns an eviction that occurred at New Hope Camp on Tuesday 19 November 2019. Shortly after 06.30hrs this morning, a private bailiff company – Able Enforcements, in collusion with Lancashire Constabulary and a local construction/demolition firm, Pete Marquis, who has regularly sought to

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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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Fracking Report Finds Unacceptable Risks

“What it shows is that fracking is not safe and cannot be made safe through any regulatory framework, and the risks that we had concerns about in the early days, now we have evidence for actual harm.”  

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Broad Coalition Backs National Trust in Fracking Fight With Ineos

Citing concerns over climate change, protecting sensitive ecological sites, and preserving local control of lands, a diverse coalition of groups and academics from the United Kingdom and the United States released a letter to Prime Minister Theresa May supporting the National Trust’s efforts to prevent the petrochemical company

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