Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site grabbed the attention of readers during 2018. Seven of the 10 most-read posts on DrillOrDrop in the past 12 months were about activities or protests at the site. Also in the top 10 posts with readers were Europa’s surprise announcement that it was […]
Six women have won the right to appeal against an injunction on direct action protests at oil sites in Sussex and Surrey.
Chapter closes on Cuadrilla’s early fracking plans – shale gas site returned to farmland nearly seven years after original deadline
Cuadrilla announced yesterday that it had restored its shale gas site at Grange Road, Singleton, in the Fylde region of Lancashire. The work to return the site to farmland was completed two months before the deadline set by a planning inspector – but it was almost seven years […]
For the third time in under two years, councillors have thrown out plans for long-term oil production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe.
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).