Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site grabbed the attention of readers during 2018. Seven of the 10 most-read posts on DrillOrDrop in the past 12 months were about activities or protests at the site. Also in the top 10 posts with readers were Europa’s surprise announcement that it was […]
2018 was a year of firsts for fracking and the campaigns against it, with successes and setbacks on both sides of the argument.
Six women have won the right to appeal against an injunction on direct action protests at oil sites in Sussex and Surrey.
Councillors in Lancashire are to ask the Home Secretary to pay for policing at anti-fracking protests from central government funding.
The shale gas company, IGas, announced this morning it had begun drilling its well at Tinker Lane near Blyth in north Nottinghamshire.
The energy and clean growth minister, Claire Perry, told the House of Commons today she would go to Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking site and would visit protesters.
An estimated 6,000+ of people, including opponents of fracking from across the UK, closed five bridges in central London to highlight their concerns about climate change.
22 people were arrested following a seven-hour protest about the climate change outside a government department in central London.
Nottinghamshire Police has introduced restrictions on where and when people can protest outside the IGas shale gas site at Tinker Lane, near Blyth.
Two people locked themselves together this morning outside the entrance of the IGas exploration site at Tinker Lane in north Nottinghamshire. They were protesting about the imminent drilling for shale gas at the site near Blythe. Two men aged 31 and 45 were arrested on suspicion of obstruction, […]