A public meeting is to be held in Preston ahead of an inquiry into whether fracking near the city should take place. Lancashire County Council voted last year to reject […]6 years ago Secretary of State to decide on fracking appeal
News that Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Greg Clark informed Lancashire County Council of his intent on Thursday of this week has only confirmed what residents against fracking thought […]6 years ago Will Preston City Council cautiously accept fracking?
Preston councillors are being asked to “cautiously accept” fracking in and around the city. A showdown has been set in the Town Hall as a report by the city’s environmental […]6 years ago Frack on: Government calls urging fast-track fracking incite anger from environmentalists
Environmental campaigners in Preston have reacted angrily to the suggestion from the government that fracking applications should be fast-tracked. Energy and climate change secretary Amber Rudd has drawn criticism after […]6 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Lancashire County Council rejects fracking application
Lancashire County Council has rejected an application from Cuadrilla to frack at two sites in Lancashire. Applause broke out in the public benches that quickly echoed onto social media to […]6 years ago Fracking near Preston: UK awaits decision by Lancashire County Council on Preston New Road
Preston will see a further day of anti-fracking protests as the country awaits a decision on whether the controversial process is to be restarted. Councillors are meeting in County Hall […]6 years ago In pictures: Hundreds gather for fracking protests in Preston
Hundreds gathered outside Lancashire County Council in Preston yesterday to protest against fracking in the area. Fracking was suspended in the UK in 2011 but the current process could see the […]6 years ago Fracking near Preston: Decision days in late June announced
A much-delayed decision on whether to allow fracking at two sites near Preston is now due to happen in late June. Cuadrilla has tabled plans to drill for shale gas […]7 years ago Most Discussed