Almost half the arrests at protests outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site in 2017 were for obstructing the highway, according to data from Lancashire Police.
Over 250 people were reported to have joined a rally at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site today to mark a year of opposition to the development.
The number of onshore oil and gas wells drilled in the UK in 2017 was another 50-year low for the industry.
DrillOrDrop’s year in pictures reaches July when the group, Reclaim the Power, co-ordinated protests outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, the company’s offices and premises belonging to contractors.
The monthly cost of policing anti-fracking protests in both North Yorkshire and Lancashire fell markedly in November.
Yesterday Cuadrilla held another virtual tour of its Preston New Road shale gas site for online viewers (DrillOrDrop report). Lee Petts, environmental consultant and managing director of Remsol, recently had a real visit to the operation. In this guest post, he gives his impressions of the site near […]
In this week’s listings Anti-fracking rally at Ellesmere Port; Continuing inquiry into Egdon Resources plans for Wressle site near Scunthorpe; Trial of 13 people who took part in a lock-on at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in July; Labour Party day of action outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton fracking site; […]