As Sir Jim Ratcliffe unveiled the new cycling kit for Team Ineos in advance of tomorrow’s Tour de Yorkshire, campaigners were making their final preparations to demonstrate that his fracking company was not welcome in the county. Local anti-fracking groups had originally ordered 10,000 Jim Ratcliffe masks to […]
Events in March 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning
Campaigners in Lancashire are planning a national climate rally near Cuadrilla’s shale gas site later this month.
Campaign groups Ellesmere Port Frack Free and Frack Free Upton have joined forces to defend the decision to refuse planning permission for testing a gas well at Ellesmere Port.
Three anti-fracking campaigners who took part in a four-day lorry surfing protest near Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site have been found guilty of public nuisance.
Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has called on the Government to reconsider its decision to contribute only 20% of the cost so far in policing anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Opponents of fracking at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire say they are to begin packing up a camp outside the village.
On the last day of Christmas, DrillOrDrop’s review of 2017 in pictures reaches December, with images of the eviction of a camp at Horse Hill in Surrey, an anti-fracking march in Pickering in North Yorkshire, Buddhist blessings, festive protests and a campaign against Barclays.
Charges of aggravated trespass have been dismissed against two anti-fracking campaigners at a trial in Chesterfield. Four other campaigners were acquitted of the same charges.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: MPs address anti-fracking rally at Ellesmere Port; Launch of protest policing report at Preston New Road; 12 protesters found guilty of obstructing the highway outside Cuadrilla’s site Visits by former Green Party and Lib […]