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‘Wonderful human’ Liz Stanton who fought anti-fracking battle and founded Preston Greenpeace

Liz Stanton Tributes have been paid to the founder of Preston Greenpeace and a key figure in Lancashire’s anti-fracking protests. Liz Stanton was described as a “committed and brave activist” and a […]

1 month ago
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 […]

11 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 […]

1 year ago
Lancashire County Council calls for clarity on local fracking consent

Anti Fracking Protest in Preston Pic: Tony Worrall Lancashire County Council this month has urged the government to clarify how residents will give consent for local fracking sites. The council has asked the government to ensure that local […]

2 years ago
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‘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 […]

2 years 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
Government reimburses £1.28m towards cost of policing Preston New Road fracking protests

Protesters line the road near the fracking site in Preston New Road Pic: Helen Rimmer Government is reimbursing Lancashire Constabulary £1.28 million towards the cost of policing the Preston New Road fracking site. Last year Lancashire’s Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, made a Special […]

4 years ago
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 […]

5 years ago
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