The shale gas firm, Cuadrilla has confirmed that drilling began today at its site at near Blackpool.
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, said today it had doubled the amount of money it had spent in Lancashire in the second quarter of the year.
Police closed the road outside Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site for eight hours today in response to anti-fracking protests.
Many fracking protests are not peaceful, lawful or local, says Cuadrilla: untrue say Lancs campaigners
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, said today many of the protests at its site near Blackpool were by a “small hard-core” of national activists and were neither peaceful nor lawful.
Dismissal of legal challenge against ministerial approval Lancashire fracking site – more details and reaction
Campaigners have described as a “terrible precedent” the dismissal of their High Court action against the ministerial approval of fracking at a site in Lancashire.
The press regulator has received multiple complaints about an article by the Telegraph referring to arrests at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site.
Friends of the Earth is fighting off criticism from the shale gas company, Cuadrilla, and the advertising watchdog.
Cuadrilla announced this morning it was starting surface construction work at its shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road, near Little Plumpton in Lancashire.
Friends of the Earth has agreed not to repeat claims it made in a leaflet about the effects of fracking.
2016 saw the first approvals for high volume hydraulic fracturing in the UK since fracking caused small earthquakes in Lancashire in 2011.