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Live news as it happens at the 18th day of the inquiry at Blackpool Football Club into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for the Fylde area of Lancashire. Check our Inquiry page for more information, posts and links.
58 members of the public gave their views against Cuadrilla’s plans to frack at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood at the public inquiry at Blackpool Football Club. Another four supported the schemes. We reported live on the inquiry session, beginning with the supporters at 9.30am.
Five supporters of Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood plans give their views at the evening session on Day 15 of the inquiry. Opponents will follow. Their comments will be reported in a separate post. This is what the supporters said: Claire Smith 5.56pm Mrs Smith explained how she […]
Cuadrilla’s proposed fracking site at Preston New Road would disturb the sleep of elderly people living nearby with serious consequences, the inquiry into the plans heard today.
“Roseacre Wood fracking site likely to break noise conditions” + key noise points from Day 13 of Cuadrilla inquiry
A noise expert working for opponents of fracking told the public inquiry that Cuadrilla was likely to break planning conditions on noise limits at Roseacre Wood.
The inquiry into Cuadrilla’s fracking plans for Lancashire goes into Week 3 tomorrow morning (Tuesday 23rd February) with more evidence from Lancashire County Council.