An event to discuss potential fracking in the countryside on the edge of Preston has been called. Campaign groups are holding a summit at Preston’s St John Minster called Fracking […]7 years ago Fracking site on the edge of Preston draws thousands of objections
Plans for shale gas exploration on the edge of Preston have drawn huge numbers of objections. Cuadrilla propose to start the process, known as fracking, on Roseacre Wood. Campaigners Frack […]7 years ago Cuadrilla apply for permission to install fracking monitoring sites near Preston
A network of 88 fracking monitoring installations could be installed on the Western edge of Preston. Cuadrilla also proposes to drill three pairs of boreholes around its perimeter of the […]8 years ago Anti-fracking protest in Preston
A peaceful anti-fracking protest was held on the Flag Market in Preston on Saturday. A small group of protesters demonstrated against Cuadrilla’s plans to extract shale gas in the area. […]8 years ago Advertisement Advertisement North Preston MP Ben Wallace joins Lancashire leaders in shale gas warning
A Preston MP is one of a number of political figures calling on the Prime Minister to ensure local communities get a pay back from any fracking. Swathes of Lancashire, […]8 years ago Frack-free Lancashire Demo in Preston – 20th April
Ahead of County elections due to take place on 2 May, anti-fracking demonstrators have organised a gathering in Preston. Today (20 April) members will gather by the County Hall at […]9 years ago Fracking restarts in Lancashire: Will Preston be a ‘Frack Free City’?
The government has recently given the go-ahead for Cuadrilla to continue using the controversial fracking process to exploit underground shale gas in Lancashire. Drilling was suspended following two small earthquakes […]9 years ago Most Discussed