At least eight anti-fracking groups are supporting marches this Saturday to protest against INEOS plans to explore for shale gas.
In this week’s listings: energy ministers questioned by parliamentary select committee, plus performances, presentations, meetings, film screenings and four events near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site.
Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site More arrests Police and Crime Commissioner visits the site Complaints of large police presence Anti-fracking march from North Yorkshire to Lancashire
Two rallies against fracking today attracted hundreds of campaigners from across the country.
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.
Lord of the Rings inspired Don’t Frack The Shires walk and meeting, along with information stalls, drop-in events, presentations, discussions, and a consultation deadline. All this week in DrillOrDrop’s round up of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the reactions to them.
Anti-fracking campaigners gathered in York today for a Don’t Frack Yorkshire march and rally.
Hundreds of people opposed to shale gas exploration are expected to take part in what could be the biggest anti-fracking rally held in Yorkshire. Organisers said more than 2,000 were likely to attend the Say No To Fracking in Yorkshire event to be held in York on Saturday. […]
Photographer David Burr took these pictures at today’s protest rally outside the Horse Hill exploratory oil site near Gatwick.
An anti-drilling protester locked himself on to a tanker visiting the Horse Hill exploratory oil site near Gatwick this morning.