DrillOrDrop’s year in pictures reaches September 2017, with images from Lancashire, North Yorkshire, West Sussex, Cheshire, Derbyshire and Surrey.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Blessing by buddhist monks at Kirby Misperton fracking site; Acquittal and dismissal of cases at protest trials.
People living within 1.5km of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in Lancashire are to share a £100,000 community benefit fund, the company confirmed today.
In this week’s post Arrests at Cuadrilla’s site at Preston New Road and A E Yates in Bolton Eye-witness protester says traffic management breach led to road accident outside Preston New Road St Anne’s company withdraws from Cuadrilla contract after blockade at depot Armstrong Aggregates tells protesters blockading […]
An eye witness to a two-car accident outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool this morning said a truck preparing to make a delivery was breaking agreed traffic rules. John Tootill, whose basic account of the accident has been confirmed by police, said a cement truck had stopped outside […]
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.