Cuadrilla said this morning more than 240 households living near its Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool have received a share of a £100,000 community benefit payment.
DrillOrDrop’s review of the year’s pictures reaches mid-summer with images of an eviction, two drilling sites, seismic testing and continuing protests outside Cuadrilla’s operation near Blackpool.
Our review of 2017 reaches May, with protests near Blackpool, Chesterfield, Dorking and Edinburgh, plus the arrival of equipment at a drilling site in West Sussex.
It’s day three of our review of 2017 in pictures and we’re looking back to March.
Businessman considers legal action against police after acquittal for obstruction at anti-fracking protest
A businessman and leading campaigner against Cuadrilla’s fracking operation near Blackpool has been cleared by a court of obstruction.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, has announced plans to carry out seismic surveys in a field next to its Preston New Road site near Blackpool.
Ten anti-fracking campaigners who locked themselves together in a protest outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site have been found not guilty after a trial in Blackpool.