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Deadline set for Cuadrilla to plug Preston New Road fracking site

Anti-fracking campaigner Pic: Tony Worrall The company behind the controversial Preston New Road fracking site in Fylde has been told that it must plug its two wells there by the end of next year. The […]

7 months ago
Cuadrilla given another two years to return Little Plumpton fracking site

Fracking firm Cuadrilla has been given another two years to fully restore its controversial exploration site in Fylde to its former use as an unremarkable field. The plot, off Preston […]

9 months ago
‘Astounding’ – Preston and Lancashire groups speak out after fracking ban lifted

Anti-fracking campaigner Pic: Tony Worrall Preston and Lancashire groups have released statements against fracking in the UK. In November 2019, the UK government prohibited fracking – a technique which involves drilling into the earth and […]

1 year ago
Frack Free Lancashire pleased to see Preston New Road fracking site abandoned by Cuadrilla

An anti-fracking campaigner in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Cuadrilla have started work to abandon a fracking site on Preston New Road. A spokesperson from Frack Free Lancashire said: “Frack Free Lancashire are pleased to see that work has […]

2 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Equipment taken off Preston New Road fracking site

There will be no more fracking at the Preston New Road site before a planning deadline at the end of next month. Cuadrilla has confirmed equipment is being removed from […]

4 years ago
Fracking suspended at Preston New Road after tremor registers 2.9 on the Richter scale

Protesters line the road near the fracking site in Preston New Road Pic: Helen Rimmer Fracking has once again been halted at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site following recent seismic activity. The latest tremor at 8.30am on Monday 26 August measured 2.9 on the Richter […]

5 years ago
‘My bed moved’ – largest tremor yet at Cuadrilla fracking site felt in Preston

A fenced off area has been set up by Cuadrilla The largest tremor yet from Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road fracking site has been felt in Preston. The seismic event happened at 8.30am on Monday 26 August and registered at a […]

5 years ago
Fracking halted due to earthquake at Preston New Road site

Anti-fracking campaigners bring a lorry to a halt Pic: Friends of the Earth Fracking has been suspended at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site after a tremor last night. A spokesman said the quake was “the equivalent to a bag of shopping being dropped” […]

5 years ago
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