In this week’s listings: Exhibitions in support and against INEOS shale gas plans in the East Midlands; Women’s protest about policing and gathering for environmental Groups at Preston New Road shale gas site Are We Going to be Fracked? presentations in Woodsetts, Rotherham, plus Woodsetts parish council meeting; Demonstration outside […]
Council bans pedestrians from fracking site verges until 2019 after spending £59k on security guards
Pedestrians have been barred from using the grass verges beside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool for more than a year and a half.
Three women councillors from Lancashire are taking part in a lock-on protest against operations at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Two-thirds of people surveyed in Lancashire opposed fracking within five miles of their home, according to a new poll published today.
Drone pictures taken yesterday show surface water at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road near Blackpool.
The next stage in a legal battle over ministerial approval of fracking in Lancashire reaches the Court of Appeal in London in August.
A community group said this afternoon it was “very surprised” that a high court judge had blocked the legal challenge over Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking site at Roseacre Wood.
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.
A community group and an anti-fracking campaigner have lost their legal challenge against the Communities’ Secretary over the way he granted permission for fracking at a site in Lancashire.
New study finds community suffered “collective trauma” over Lancs fracking decisions – plus round-up of other research
Plans to frack for shale gas in Lancashire resulted in individual harm and a “considerable toll” on the local community, even before drilling began, according to a new study.