Regular protesters at Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have told Lancashire Police they no longer have any confidence in the force or its procedures.
Police officers outnumbered shale gas opponents at times during the delivery of the first rig to the IGas exploration site at Misson in north Nottinghamshire.
Lancashire Police said today it was using drones to film the area around Cuadrilla’s fracking site.
Security guards tried to evict an anti-fracking camp near Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas in Lancashire this morning.
An opponent of Ineos plans to explore for shale gas in Derbyshire was knocked down by a tractor during a protest yesterday, according to eyewitnesses.
By Russell Scott and Melissa Jones of Spinwatch. Fracking firm Third Energy met North Yorkshire Police in February 2018 and discussed plans for a second shale gas well at its controversial KMA site in Kirby Misperton, new documents reveal.
Campaigners in North Yorkshire have accused Third Energy, its security company and local police of attempting to “smear” opponents of fracking in statements about the alleged poisoning of a guard dog.