Council bans pedestrians from fracking site verges until 2019 after spending £59k on security guards

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON AUGUST 11, 2017    https://drillordrop.com/2017/08/11/council-bans-pedestrians-from-fracking-site-verges-until-2019-after-spending-59k-on-security-guards/#more-49695 Pedestrians have been barred from using the grass verges beside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool for more than a year and a half. Lancashire County Council said this afternoon it had issued two temporary regulation orders for

Read more

Cuadrilla announces doubling of spending in Lancashire

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON AUGUST 11, 2017    https://drillordrop.com/2017/08/11/cuadrilla-announces-doubling-of-spending-in-lancashire/#more-49716 The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, said today it had doubled the amount of money it had spent in Lancashire in the second quarter of the year. The company today released the latest figures of what it called its

Read more

What’s happening this week? 7-13 August 2017

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON AUGUST 7, 2017 What’s happening this week? 7-13 August 2017 In this week’s listings:Lancashire fracking protest court hearing;  Don’t Drill The Weald rally; Comment deadline on planning applications;  Premier and screenings of An Inconvenient Sequel:   Truth to Power; Gathering on the Green;  Plus

Read more

1,200+ people call for removal of rig from Cuadrilla’s fracking site1,200+ people call for removal of rig from Cuadrilla’s fracking site

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON JULY 28, 2017 More than 1,200 people have signed a petition in the past 24 hours calling for the enforcement of planning conditions at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire. The petition was launched in response to the company’s decision

Read more