27 November 2017
Gas giant Ineos—owned by energy baron Jim Ratcliffe—called on the government to override Derbyshire County Council’s planning processes so it can start fracking.
24 November 2017
The high court has decided to continue banning protests against the fracking plans of petrochemical baron Jim Ratcliffe’s company Ineos.
11 November 2017
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.
07 November 2017
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.
29 October 2017
The battle over fracking in Britain has shifted a gear. Third Energy is poised to frack at Ryedale, North Yorkshire.
19 September 2017
Around 600 people protested against planned fracking in the Derbyshire village of Marsh Lane last Saturday.
01 September 2017
Hundreds of protestors gathered outside Kirby Misperton Village Hall yesterday, Thursday, to show their opposition fracking firm Third Energy.
29 August 2017
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11 August 2017
Residents of northern Lancashire have had everything thrown at them to drive through fracking—and they are still standing strong.
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.
01 August 2017
The courts handed a big present to Ineos, the largest shale gas exploration company in Britain, on Monday.
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.
30 May 2017
Campaigners have been mobilising across Scotland as a government consultation of fracking nears end
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.
28 February 2017
Hundreds of people rallied against fracking giant Cuadrilla near its Preston New Road site in Lancashire last Saturday.
07 February 2017
Workers at the posh Harrods department store celebrated another victory in the wake of their successful campaign to retain their tips.
31 January 2017
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15 January 2017
The frontlines in the fight against fracking have moved to just outside the village of Little Plumpton, near Blackpool.
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.
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.