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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 […]

2 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
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
Fishergate bus lane closure ahead of anti-fracking protests in Preston

Anti-fracking protesters are expected to set up camp in Preston from Tuesday ahead of a decision by Lancashire County Council on Cuadrilla’s plans. Two sites near Preston are to be […]

6 years ago
Advertisement Advertisement Fracking near Preston: Decision days in late June announced

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire 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 […]

6 years ago
Fracking near Preston: Further delay to decision on Cuadrilla plans

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire A decision on whether to allow fracking in the countryside to the West of Preston will not be made until the summer. Lancashire County Council has announced a further delay […]

6 years ago
Fracking near Preston: Additional consultation period begins on Cuadrilla plans

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire A further consultation on plans to drill for shale gas in two areas on the edge of Preston has begun. Cuadrilla wants to use the controversial fracking method at Preston […]

7 years ago
Fracking latest: Decision delayed until April 30

Cuadrilla has been exploring shale gas options in Lancashire Cuadrilla and Lancashire County Council will take until April 30 to discuss the latest planning applications for fracking in the area. The new time allotted is to consult on further […]

7 years ago
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