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, had said

“A significant number of protesters believed to number around 250 made their way to the Cuadrilla site on Preston New Road

“Around 150 of those proceeded to try to breach the fencing and to gain access to the site.”