Live news as it happens at the 12th 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.
Live news as it happens at the ninth 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.
bA leaked government plan, published by The Telegraph today, proposed taking decisions for fracking wells away from local councils.
At least 16 of the signatories of a pro-shale letter said to have come from Lancashire business leaders want their names to be removed, according to a survey.
The government announced yesterday that Blackpool would become a centre of excellence for the energy sector. At the same time, a campaigner from the town invited the Prime Minister to explain the need for a shale gas industry in the area.
Lancashire County Council is offering £100,000 for three month’s work to defend its refusal of planning permissions to Cuadrilla to frack in the Fylde.
A High Court judge in London will rule later this month on whether a residents’ group can challenge permission granted by Lancashire County Council for a fracking monitoring scheme in the Fylde.
Fylde fracking bid stalls as committee refuses Cuadrilla’s application – full story from the committee
Cuadrilla’s bid to frack in the Fylde stalled today as Lancashire County Councillors refused a second planning application. In a wider margin than expected, the council’s development control committee voted by nine to three with two abstentions to reject the scheme to drill, frack and test up to […]
Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at two sites in the Fylde area of Lancashire will be decided at the end of June.
Candidates who support fracking in marginal seats could face an electoral backlash, according to Greenpeace following polling in Lancashire.