The first anti-fracking campaigners found in contempt of court in the UK for breaching a protest injunction received suspended prison sentences this morning.
Three anti-fracking campaigners who breached a protest injunction could be vindicated by recent earth tremors in Lancashire, the High Court was told today.
The judgement in the first trial of anti-fracking protesters accused of breaching an injunction at a shale gas site is not expected until the end of the week.
Guest Post by Stephen Kingston In this guest post, Stephen Kingston, editor of the Salford Star, reports on calls for a public inquiry after the acquittal yesterday of the final three people facing charges arising from protests outside the IGas exploratory drilling site at Barton Moss.
A group of anti-fracking protesters arrested at the IGas Barton Moss drilling site will now go to trial after a judge rejected their argument that the company had acted illegally. The protesters had said that the cases against them should be withdrawn and the charges dropped because their […]
A court in Manchester heard allegations this morning that IGas broke the law at its exploration site at Barton Moss by breaching environmental permitting regulations.
A judge in Manchester said the failure of prosecutors to provide a barrister for an on-going case involving the IGas drilling site at Barton Moss was “inexcusable” and “unacceptable”.