Lancashire Police has disclosed that 220 allegations of misconduct were made against its officers at anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site – but only 15 were upheld.
The policing operation outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking site has ended, Lancashire Constabulary has confirmed.
A convoy of 26 vehicles delivered fracking equipment to Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool at about 4.45am today.
A haulage company has said it will not deliver to fracking companies after a protester climbed onto the cab outside Cuadrilla’s site in Lancashire this morning.
Councillors in Lancashire are to ask the Home Secretary to pay for policing at anti-fracking protests from central government funding.
Regular protesters at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have told Lancashire Police they no longer have any confidence in the force or its procedures.
A Lancashire campaigner is going to court to try to stop Cuadrilla fracking near Blackpool. He says he fears the authorities have failed to protect local people from emergencies at the site.
A protest outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool has reached its third day.
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s fracking operation in Lancashire complained that they were “kettled” by police while two convoys delivered equipment to the site early this morning.
Lancashire Police said today it was using drones to film the area around Cuadrilla’s fracking site.