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.
The two sides in the fight over plans to frack at a second site in Lancashire meet tomorrow morning (31 October 2017).
A Lancashire businessman who had been threatened with arrest for sounding his car horn in support of anti-fracking protesters led a convoy of hooting motorists past Cuadrilla’s shale gas site this morning.
stret In this week’s listings Fracking exhibitions by INEOS and opposition groups in Woodsetts; Rallies at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site with Baroness Jones and union leaders; Fracking public meetings in Blackpool, Brighton and Ellesmere Port; Anti-fracking protest at the Conservative Party Conference.
The Shadow Chancellor, John McDonnell, promised Labour’s support to protesters outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool during a visit this afternoon.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: “Rig surfer” protest in West Sussex; Anti-fracking campaigners gather outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site; Women’s protest at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site; This post will be updated throughout the week. Please let us know about […]