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Protesters keep up the resistance to fracking at Preston New Road

Protesters keep up the resistance to fracking at Preston New Road Up to 200 trade unionists and environmental campaigners joined an anti-fracking solidarity rally and march at the Preston New Road fracking site near Blackpool, Lancashire, on Saturday.

Kirby Misperton protesters are determined to battle the frackers’ new well

Kirby Misperton protesters are determined to battle the frackers’ new well Chants of “Theresa May, hear us say, no fracking way,” rang across North Yorkshire countryside last Saturday as a 200-plus trade union solidarity march followed the PCS union’s samba band to Third Energy’s KM8 fracking well.

Third Energy ready to frack in North Yorkshire at any moment

Third Energy ready to frack in North Yorkshire at any moment The battle over fracking in Britain has shifted a gear. Third Energy is poised to frack at Ryedale, North Yorkshire.

Three marches against fracking in North East Derbyshire

Three marches against fracking in North East Derbyshire Around 600 people protested against planned fracking in the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane last Saturday.

Hundreds strong protest challenges fracking bosses in Kirby Misperton

Hundreds strong protest challenges fracking bosses in Kirby Misperton Hundreds of protestors gathered outside Kirby Misperton Village Hall yesterday, Thursday, to show their opposition fracking firm Third Energy.

Reports round up: anti-fracking campaigners plan demo in North Yorks

Reports round up:  anti-fracking campaigners plan demo in North Yorks Anti-fracking groups in North Yorkshire plan a demonstration I Manufacturing workers strike in Manchester I Anti-fascist protests I Bank Holiday bus strike l High Wycombe Pride

Anti-fracking protests against Cuadrilla show that action can block big bosses

11 August 2017
Residents of northern Lancashire have had everything thrown at them to drive through fracking—and they are still standing strong.

Anti-fracking campaigners in the dock

08 August 2017
Twelve protesters, including three local councillors, were brought before Blackpool Magistrates Court on Monday for resisting firm Cuadrilla’s attempt at fracking.

Fracking giant Ineos gets protest injunction

01 August 2017
The courts handed a big present to Ineos, the largest shale gas exploration company in Britain, on Monday.

United anti-fracking protest shuts Lancashire site

18 July 2017
About 200 anti-fracking activists and trade unionists blocked the entrance to the Preston New Road Cuadrilla site in Lancashire last Friday.

Activists urge SNP to ban the frackers

30 May 2017
Campaigners have been mobilising across Scotland as a government consultation of fracking nears end

LETTERS: Don’t frack with Glasgow as the SNP funds the gas conmen

11 April 2017
the Scottish National Party (SNP) government was forced into a moratorium on fracking following pressure from below, yet licences are already in place for fracking in working class housing estates in Glasgow.

Two big marches take on the fracking bosses

28 February 2017
Hundreds of people rallied against fracking giant Cuadrilla near its Preston New Road site in Lancashire last Saturday.

Reports round up—Protests force Ineos bosses to frack off

07 February 2017
Workers at the posh Harrods department store celebrated another victory in the wake of their successful campaign to retain their tips.

Reports round-up: Six days of strikes scheduled to hit British Airways

31 January 2017
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Frontlines shift in the fight to stop fracking

15 January 2017
The frontlines in the fight against fracking have moved to just outside the village of Little Plumpton, near Blackpool.

Activists take the fight to fracking bosses

10 January 2017
Fracking company Cuadrilla began building its new drilling site at Preston New Road near Blackpool, Lancashire, last week—and local activists are already resisting.

Anti-fracking protection campers resist Third Energy in Kirby Misperton

03 January 2017
Protesters have set up a protection camp in a field in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire, and have vowed to stay until gas company Third Energy agrees not to frack the nearby site.

Victory for anti-fracking campaigners as charges against activist dismissed

09 December 2016
In a major victory for the anti-fracking movement, a judge dismissed charges of contempt of court against activist Tina Rothery today, Friday.

Reports round-up: demo will defend Tina Rothery

06 December 2016
Anti-fracking activists were set to gather in Preston on Friday in defence of Tina Rothery

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