Guest Post by Stephen Kingston In this guest post, Stephen Kingston, editor of the Salford Star, reports on calls for a public inquiry after the acquittal yesterday of the final three people facing charges arising from protests outside the IGas exploratory drilling site at Barton Moss.
A group of anti-fracking protesters arrested at the IGas Barton Moss drilling site will now go to trial after a judge rejected their argument that the company had acted illegally. The protesters had said that the cases against them should be withdrawn and the charges dropped because their […]
A court in Manchester heard allegations this morning that IGas broke the law at its exploration site at Barton Moss by breaching environmental permitting regulations.
A trial of more than 40 people arising from anti-fracking protests at the Barton Moss gas drilling site has been adjourned for the second day because no prosecutor was available.
The trial in Manchester of more than 40 people on charges arising from last year’s protests outside the IGas drilling site at Barton Moss has been adjourned until tomorrow morning (Friday).