“Police trying to provoke protesters at Lancashire fracking site”, say injured councillors

Two councillors who were pushed to the ground during policing of protests outside Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site last week have accused offices of trying to provoke the demonstrators. Miranda Cox, a member of Kirkham Town Council, and Roger Lloyd, an independent on Fylde Borough Council, both reported

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Interview with Tina after court decision


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Judge grants injunction for Cuadrilla’s fracking site – but rejects protest area proposal

A High Court judge has granted an injunction outlawing public access to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road, near Blackpool. But his honour Philip Raynor QC refused the company’s application to exclude from the injunction a protest area on land about 175m from the site

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Lancashire Police corrects statement on “breach of fence” at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site

Lancashire Police issued a correction today to its earlier statement that 150 people had attempted to break into Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road after an anti-fracking national day of action on Saturday (25 February 2017) The statement, posted on the Fylde Police Facebook page,

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A Friends of the Earth investigation has revealed that fracking company Cuadrilla are planning to start drilling in Lancashire in the next few weeks before completing the 12 months of groundwater monitoring required by law.        

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Hydraulic Fracturing 3D Animation

Watch and see all that could go wrong with fracking, they say it is safe, but that’s what they said about the Titanic?  

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Six anti-frackers arrested after latest shale gas protest.

Police were called to act as six anti-fracking protesters locked themselves together at the Preston New Road shale gas site.      

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Photographer arrested by GMP for crossing the road

A photographer who set out to capture the scenes of a Bolton protest has been arrested by Police.  

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Breached traffic rules at Cuadrilla fracking site led to two-car crash – eye witness

An eye witness to a two-car accident outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool this morning said a truck preparing to make a delivery was breaking agreed traffic rules. John Tootill, whose account of the accident has been confirmed by police, said a cement truck had stopped outside

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Second supplier pulls out of Cuadrilla fracking contract

Just before 9am, the company’s director, Roy Moore, sent an email to Cuadrilla confirming that he would not make further deliveries.  

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