Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner has called on the Government to reconsider its decision to contribute only 20% of the cost so far in policing anti-fracking protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool.
Opponents of fracking at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire say they are to begin packing up a camp outside the village.
Angus Energy has said it expects to test its newly-acquired well at Balcombe in West Sussex, before turning to Brockham in Surrey.
Council officers are investigating complaints of Sunday working at the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site in West Sussex.
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The policing of protests at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick came under scrutiny at the trial of nine anti-fracking campaigners today.
East Riding of Yorkshire Council has postponed its decision on Rathlin Energy’s planning application for a new drilling site at West Newton until after the May elections.