Three men sent to jail last week for taking part in anti-fracking protests are to appeal against their sentences.
More than 1,000 academics have now signed an open letter supporting a review of last week’s prison sentence given to three men who took part in anti-fracking protests.
Opponents of fracking sat in silence at Preston Crown Court this morning as his honour Judge Robert Altham sent three men to jail for taking part in a lorry protest lasting nearly 100 hours outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site. Simon Blevins and Richard Roberts were sentenced for 16 […]
An anti-fracking protest that lasted nearly 100 hours caused travel disruption and incurred extra costs for Lancashire Police and the shale gas company, Preston Crown Court heard this afternoon.
A crowd of about 60 people, many holding red Lancashire roses, gathered outside the law courts in Preston this morning, where four men who took part in an anti-fracking protest are to be sentenced for public nuisance offences.