Police officers used force at protests over Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site nearly nine times a day on average in the first half of July, according to data from Lancashire Constabulary.
Councillors and anti-fracking campaigners have accused Lancashire Police of colluding with Cuadrilla to develop its shale gas site near Blackpool.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Where’s Wally? lock-on protest at Preston New Road Anti-fracking carnival Marathon lorry protest Car lock-ons
The shale gas company, Cuadrilla, is going to court on Monday to try to renew an injunction at its Preston New Road fracking site at Little Plumpton, near Blackpool.
Opponents of Cuadrilla’s plans to frack for shale gas are expected to travel from across England for a national day of action tomorrow.
The press regulator has received multiple complaints about an article by the Telegraph referring to arrests at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire fracking site.
In this week’s post: Eight-person lock-on protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site in Lancashire Protests against companies supplying or servicing Preston New Road Campaigners record equipment at Third Energy’s Pickering site in North Yorkshire Demonstration outside Barclays at Hebden Bridge This post is updated throughout the week. Please let […]