2017 in pictures – July

DrillOrDrop’s year in pictures reaches July when the group, Reclaim the Power, co-ordinated protests outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, the company’s offices and premises belonging to contractors.

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July 3 – 13-person lock on outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool. Photo: Kristian Buus for Reclaim the Power

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July 3 – Protest towers outside Preston New Road. Photo: Ros Wills

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July 7 – Preston New Road. Photo: Cheryl Atkinson


July 7 – Preston New Road. Photo: Coralie Datta

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July 10 – Protest at UKOG’s operation at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex. Photo: Broadford Bridge Action Group

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July 10 – Protest outside Cuadrilla offices, Bamber Bridge, Lancashire. Photo: Coralie Data

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July 13 – Protester Removal Police Unit, Chesterfield. Photo: Reclaim the Power

July 20 – Preston New Road (Anti-clockwise from top left) Sky News reporter has a problem as he demonstrates a lock-on device. Photos : Reclaim the Power

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20 July – Policing at Preston New Road. Photo: DrillOrDrop

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July 20 – Protest at Broadford Bridge. Photo: Office of Keith Taylor MEP

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July 26 – Preston New Road “lorry-surfing” protest. Photo: Coralie Datta


July 27 – Preston New Road. Photo: Coralie Datta

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July 27 – Preston New Road. Photo: Reclaim the Power

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July 27 – Preston New Road, Little Plumpton Photo: Reclaim the Power


Catch up on images from earlier in the year

Thanks to everyone who suggested images and gave permission for their photos to be used.







And our written review of the year

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