The county which hosted the UK’s only high volume fracking sites voted unanimously this afternoon to keep planning decisions on the process with the local planning authority.
The Conservative-led council in the area of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site has called on regulators to ban local fracking immediately on safety grounds.
Officials in the area of Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site have been criticised for backing proposals to take fracking decisions out of local hands.
Fylde Borough councillors voted unanimously yesterday against Cuadrilla’s updated transport plans for its Roseacre Wood fracking site near Blackpool.
In this week’s listings: Fylde Borough Council meeting on Cuadrilla’s Roseacre Wood traffic plans; Deadline for comments on Harthill and Bramleymoor Lane appeals; Three film screenings of The Bentley Effect; Frack Free zone for Sefton petition hand-in; Bolsover meeting with Jo and Steve White talking about fracking in Pennsylvania.
Three women councillors from Lancashire are taking part in a lock-on protest against operations at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Residents living near Cuadrilla’s fracking site in Lancashire have called for tougher action from the authorities.
An anti-fracking group has called for a public statement by Fylde Council after it dropped its prosecution over signs opposing Cuadrilla’s proposed Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool.
Fire has destroyed the home of an anti-fracking campaigner who is being prosecuted by Fylde Borough Council for displaying posters opposing shale gas developments.
Anti-fracking campaigners in Lancashire are celebrating the first success in their bid to oppose Cuadrilla’s plans to hydraulically fracture up to eight shale gas wells in the Fylde.