The Home Office has refused a request for extra funding to police protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
A Lancashire resident is seeking a High Court hearing after he was refused permission to challenge the Communities’ Secretary, Sajid Javid, over Cuadrilla’s second shale gas site at Roseacre Wood.
A Cuadrilla executive has predicted that shale gas from the company’s site at Preston New Road near Blackpool is likely to be used in local homes by early next year.
In this update of protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Arrest of violinist at Cuadrlla’s Preston New Road shale gas site Blockade of A E Yates depot, Bolton Protest outside Barclays Bank in Blackpool Attempted blockade of Pete Marquis Contractors, Preston Fancy Dress Friday
Details of a new oil well in West Sussex emerged today when Angus Energy announced it had received final planning consent at its Lidsey site near Bognor Regis.
In this week’s listings: energy ministers questioned by parliamentary select committee, plus performances, presentations, meetings, film screenings and four events near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site.
A community group said this afternoon it was “very surprised” that a high court judge had blocked the legal challenge over Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking site at Roseacre Wood.