An anti-fracking campaigner has been served with court papers during a tea party protest opposite Buckingham Palace.
Updated: Lancashire campaigner prepares for legal fight against government approval of Cuadrilla fracking plans
An anti-fracking campaigner launched a crowdfunding campaign tonight for a legal challenge to any government approval of Cuadrilla’s plans for shale gas exploration in Lancashire.
A Lancashire opponent of shale gas exploration set off this morning on a 230 mile walk to London, in his words, to “openly bribe” Theresa May not to frack his home.
Updated: Cuadrilla says government rule change means it will keep most of Lancashire exploration licence
Cuadrilla has confirmed that it will not be returning 50% of the area of its exploration licence in Lancashire as had been expected when the first term expires at the end of this month.
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Two opponents of Cuadrilla’s plans to frack in Lancashire have won a national award established in memory of the campaigner, Sheila McKechnie.
Our digest of March’s headlines about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments – and reaction to them
A fund has opened in memory of Steve Becker, the journalist from BBC Radio Lancashire, who died on his way to the final day of the Cuadrilla fracking inquiry.
Live news as it happens at the 18th day of the inquiry at Blackpool Football Club into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for the Fylde area of Lancashire. Check our Inquiry page for more information, posts and links.
58 members of the public gave their views against Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood at the public inquiry at Blackpool Football Club. Another four supported the schemes. We reported live on the inquiry session, beginning with the supporters at 9.30am.