The future of fracking in Lancashire looks to be in doubt following a report. Lancashire County Council has rejected the idea that fracking should take place at Little Plumpton and […]4 years ago Opinion: What’s on the horizon in Preston for 2015?
Preston’s year in 2014 was dominated by what happens next questions and the moving pieces in various plans beginning to turn and come together. It was a transition year. 2015 […]4 years ago Fracking decision day looms: County council announces dates for diary on Cuadrilla plans
Decision days for the two Cuadrilla fracking applications for land just outside Preston have been announced. Lancashire County Council had asked for extra time to decide whether the firm would […]4 years ago Fracking near Preston: Health charity objects to Cuadrilla plans
A medical charity has called for fracking near Preston not to go ahead due to concerns about the health of local residents. Dr David McCoy, director of Medact, has written […]4 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Anti-fracking protest to take place in Preston on Lancashire Day
Anti-fracking groups are marking Lancashire Day with a planned protest outside County Hall. Frack Free Lancashire and Friends of the Earth are among the groups who are opposed to plans […]4 years ago Fracking in Lancashire: Future of two Cuadrilla sites near Preston to be decided by end of January
Two controversial applications on fracking on the outskirts of Preston are to be given more time for consultation. More than 11,000 responses have already been received regarding Cuadrilla’s proposals for […]4 years ago Fracking health report to be considered at Lancashire County Council meeting
A report on the potential health impacts of fracking near Preston is to be considered at a county council meeting. Cuadrilla have submitted plans to frack for gas at Roseacre […]5 years ago Fracking decision for sites near Preston looks likely to be delayed
A decision on whether controversial fracking sites can be used on the edge of Preston looks likely to be delayed. Lancashire County Council has written to Cuadrilla, who want to […]5 years ago Most Discussed