Live updates from Surrey County Council planning meeting to discuss a Traffic Management Plan for Europa’s oil exploration site at Bury Hill Wood, near Leith Hill. The meeting is also discussing a survey and safety audit for the site. These are conditions of a planning permission granted in August […]
The decision on the transport plan for Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton looks likely to be delayed for at least a week because of concerns about the routing of delivery lorries.
An eye witness to a two-car accident outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool this morning said a truck preparing to make a delivery was breaking agreed traffic rules. John Tootill, whose basic account of the accident has been confirmed by police, said a cement truck had stopped outside […]
Lancashire County Council has confirmed that some lorries visiting Cuadrilla’s fracking site near Blackpool have not followed the agreed route, in breach of planning conditions. But the council said it won’t be taking action against them.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK: Protest at Cuadrilla contractor, A E Yates Continuing slow-walking at Preston New Road Updates on Kirby Misperton and Brockham
Neil Stevens, a highways officer for Lancashire County Council, told the inquiry today: “The [Roseacre Wood] site is remote from the major road network. Safe and suitable access cannot be achieved by the Traffic Management Plan. The increase in traffic, particularly from heavy goods vehicles, would be […]
Cuadrilla is proposing to use solid acoustic barriers, up to 14m high, to reduce noise from its planned fracking sites in the Fylde area of Lancashire.