The Scottish government would ban fracking if it had the legal power to do so, a senior member of the Scottish National Party has said.
Cuadrilla announced today that the Preston New Road shale gas project had generated total spending of £8.6m in Lancashire economy since the start of 2016. Meanwhile, figures from Lancashire Constabulary show that total costs for policing outside the well site at Preston New Road reached almost £7m by […]
The three main parties in the reopened inquiry into Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire are expected to make their closing statements today. This post has live updates from the hearing at Blackpool Football Club.
The main witnesses have now completed their evidence, and the remaining session today is for third-party witnesses. 18:17 Inquiry adjourned until 9:30 am tomorrow Tomorrow will be taken up with closing arguments from Cuadrilla, Lancashire County Council and Roseacre Action Group barristers. 17:30 Inquiry adjourned until 17:40 The […]
The reopened public inquiry on Cuadrilla’s plans to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood in Lancashire reaches its final week.
Ministers said last week they were doing everything they could to promote UK onshore oil and gas production. But that’s not how it looked to the industry speaking to investors at the weekend.
Part of the proposed traffic route to Roseacre Wood. Photo: Roseacre Awareness Group Updates from Day 4 of the reopened public inquiry around Cuadrilla’s plans to drill and frack at Roseacre Wood in the Fylde district of Lancashire.