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‘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 […]

2 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” […]

2 years ago
Earthquake that hit near Swansea is felt in Preston

Where reports of the earthquake have been logged across mainly the western side of the UK Pic: LastQuake Where reports of the earthquake have been logged across mainly the western side of the UK Pic: LastQuake The largest earthquake in the UK for a decade was felt as […]

4 years ago
Brave firefighters to assist Japanese relief efforts

Specialist members of Lancashire’s fire and rescue services have joined the relief effort in Japan. As details of the disaster unfold, trained teams have been sent from countries worldwide. Seven […]

11 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement EXCLUSIVE: Teacher’s account of Japan’s earthquake

I was in the staffroom at school. It was a marking day for the admissions exams, so there were no students around. There were only three other teachers with me […]

11 years ago
Japan earthquake: UCLan graduate tells of Fukushima fear

A UCLan graduate has spoken about how people in Japan are in fear of an impending nuclear crisis. Martyn Terpilowski, 33, who graduated from the University of Central Lancashire in […]

11 years ago
Preston-born woman speaks of shock at Christchurch quake

A Preston-born woman living in New Zealand has spoken of her shock at the devastating earthquake which hit the country’s second-largest city, Christchurch, yesterday. The earthquake struck just before one in […]

11 years ago
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