review

2017 in pictures – May

Our review of 2017 reaches May, with protests near Blackpool, Chesterfield, Dorking and Edinburgh, plus the arrival of equipment at a drilling site in West Sussex.

With thanks to everyone who contributed pictures and gave permission for the use of their images.

To catch up on previous months click here: January, February, March and April. And here’s our detailed written review of 2017.

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1 May – Anti-fracking protest at the Cock Roundabout, Dorking. Photo: Martin Salter

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1 May – Anti-fracking protest at the Cock Roundabout, Dorking. Photo: Martin Salter

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1 May – Protest against fracking in Chesterfield. Photo: Linda Cocker

Campaigners Block Work at Fracking Site in Lancashire, UK

3 May – Lock-on protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool. Photo: Greenpeace

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8 May – Lock-ons at Preston New Road, near Blackpool. Photo: Eddie Thornton

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17 May – Anti-fracking protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site. Photo: Cheryl Atkinson

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17 May – Veteran protester, Anne Power, at Preston New Road, near Blackpool. Photo: Ros Wills

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25 May –  Equipment at UKOG’s Broadford Bridge well site in West Sussex. Photo: Will Lightburn

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31 May – Anti-fracking protest outside the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood. Photo: Friends of the Earth Scotland

To catch up on images from previous months click here: January, February, March and April. And here’s our detailed written review of 2017.

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