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.