Staff transporting a drilling rig between oil exploration sites in Sussex did not know the delivery was in breach of planning conditions, a court heard today.
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Opponents of fracking are intensifying their campaign against the shale gas industry across northern England.
Three generations of the same family have been found guilty of obstructing the highway outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site in Lancashire.
Fracking Week in Parliament MPs asked ministers yesterday when the Government would make decisions on fracking at Third Energy’s KM8 well in North Yorkshire and funding for policing protests outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool
Some of the first trials arising out of anti-fracking protests outside Third Energy’s fracking site in North Yorkshire are to go ahead in the spring.
Lancashire fracking protest arrests: 2017 data shows most were in the summer and for highway obstruction
Almost half the arrests at protests outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site in 2017 were for obstructing the highway, according to data from Lancashire Police.