A group of cyclists completed a 120-mile ride this afternoon between sites in Lancashire and Yorkshire where fracking is due to take place.
Campaigners who fought off unconventional gas in Australia are sharing their successful methods with communities in the UK in May and June.
INEOS confirmed today it would submit a planning application in early May for a vertical shale gas well on the edge of the village of Marsh Lane in north Derbyshire.
IGas said today it expects to drill its Nottinghamshire shale gas wells in the second half of this year.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has published environmental monitoring data from its Preston New Road site near Blackpool.
The Home Office has refused a request for extra funding to police protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
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.