Opponents of Cuadrilla’s fracking plans near Blackpool have gathered outside the High Court in Manchester for a challenge against the Communities’ Secretary, Sajid Javid.
Opponents of plans to frack in Lancashire will be at the High Court in Manchester on Wednesday to challenge the approval of planning permission for Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site.
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.
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Photo by Steve Fareham [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons Judges in Manchester are to hear all three legal challenges to rulings by the Secretary of State over fracking in Lancashire.
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Organisers estimated up to 2,000 anti-fracking campaigners marched through Manchester today as part of the United Against Fracking demonstration. Police estimated the numbers at about 1,000.