In this week’s listings: Cuadrilla due to start fracking at Preston New Road. Three campaigners jailed for fracking protest appeal against sentence. Vivienne Westwood and Joe Corre to visit fracking opponents in Lancashire. National climate crisis rally at Cuadrila’s shale gas site.
The justice secretary has been urged to investigate whether the judge who jailed three anti-fracking protesters last month followed an official code of conduct.
Campaigners in Cheshire have taken the next step in their fight against gas production in Ellesmere Port.
Three men sent to jail last week for taking part in anti-fracking protests are to appeal against their sentences.
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.
The public inquiry into IGas plans to test its gas well at Ellesmere Port in Cheshire will be in January next year (2019).
A judge at the High Court in London has granted an interim injunction to IGas for sites in the East Midlands and Cheshire.