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Lancashire farmers to hold first Preston rally

Tickled Trout Hotel Pic: Google A group of Lancashire farmers and supporters are set to hold a rally in Preston. Lancashire Farmers Movement is organising the protest, which is being held at the Tickled Trout […]

4 months 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
Police seek witnesses after ‘distressed woman’ seen walking on A677 near Samlesbury Hall

Police are appealing for witnesses in connection with an assault and sexual assault. A 41-year-old man from Blackburn has been arrested as part of the police investigation. He was arrested […]

1 year 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
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A59 near BAE at Samlesbury closed after crash

A59 Whalley Road from the junction with Preston New Road Pic: Google The A59 Whalley Road near BAE Systems at Samlesbury is closed after a crash. The closure is in place from the junction with Preston New Road to Mellor Brook. At […]

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‚Äôs Police and Crime Commissioner, Clive Grunshaw, made a Special […]

4 years ago
Woman dies after being hit by a car in Preston New Road collision

Preston New Road in Samlesbury Pic: Google A woman has died after being hit by a car on Preston New Road in Samlesbury. Police were called at 6.50am today (Sunday 8 September) to reports of the collision […]

5 years ago
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‚Äôs Preston New Road site following recent seismic activity. The latest tremor at 8.30am on Monday 26 August measured 2.9 on the Richter […]

5 years ago
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