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
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 […]6 years ago Fracking latest: Decision delayed until April 30
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 […]6 years ago Lancashire council defers Cuadrilla fracking decision for at least eight weeks amidst huge protests
The decision on whether fracking would be given the go-ahead in Lancashire was deferred today, as expected. Shale Gas explorers Cuadrilla revised their request following a report that recommended not […]6 years ago Advertisement Advertisement Fracking at Little Plumpton and Roseacre Wood in doubt following damning report
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 […]6 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 […]6 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 […]6 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 […]6 years ago Most Discussed