Updated 12.35pm, 10 May 2019 Opponents of oil and gas exploration at Rathlin Energy’s site at West Newton, north of Hull, have been protesting outside the the entrance for more than 30 hours.
In the past three days, there have been three formal calls to halt fracking, scheduled to start soon for the first time in the UK since 2011.
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.
Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack a well in North Yorkshire blocked the road either side of the site entrance early this morning with wooden platforms.
A 73-year-old woman joined her son and granddaughter in a blockade of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool this morning.
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Fracking sites should be at least a mile from the nearest home, according to the Conservative MP whose North Yorkshire constituency is on the shale gas front line.