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.
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.
06 December 2016
Anti-fracking activists were set to gather in Preston on Friday in defence of Tina Rothery
15 November 2016
Two thousand environmentalists, socialists and trade unionists marched in Manchester yesterday, Saturday, against Tory plans to frack for shale gas all over Britain.
08 November 2016
Hundreds of people were set to march in Manchester against fracking on Saturday. It brings together local anti-fracking campaigns from across Britain.
11 October 2016
Hundreds of protesters gathered at short notice on a rural stretch of Preston New Road in Lancashire last Saturday against the Tories forcing through fracking.
06 October 2016
Communities and local government secretary Sajid Javid has overturned Lancashire County Council’s rejection of fracking today, Thursday. He authorised gas firm Cuadrilla to begin its dangerous drilling for shale gas at Preston New Road in the village of Little Plumpton.
27 September 2016
One of Scotland’s most notorious bosses says jobs are in ‘safe hands’ with his fracked shale gas from the US
02 August 2016
Over 2,000 people marched in York last Saturday in Yorkshire’s largest demonstration against fracking.
26 July 2016
Protesters from across Britain were set to turn out for what could be Yorkshire’s biggest ever anti-fracking demonstration in York on Saturday.
28 June 2016
Over 100 people gathered outside Blackpool magistrates’ court on Friday of last week as anti-fracking activist Tina Rothery faced her first hearing.
14 June 2016
One month ago Leanne Mohamad, a girl from Wanstead High School in east London, won the Redbridge Speak Out challenge with her speech Birds Not Bombs.
23 May 2016
An angry crowd of anti-fracking protestors from around Britain vowed to fight on today, Monday, as Tory-controlled North Yorkshire County Council accepted Barclays-backed Third Energy's application to frack at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale.
20 May 2016
About 1,000 people demonstrated outside County Hall in Northallerton, North Yorkshire, today, Friday against fracking.
10 May 2016
The acting chief constable of South Yorkshire Police (SYP) has called for an “independent assessment of Orgreave”.
26 April 2016
Several hundred people gathered to oppose a fracking conference in Scarborough on Monday.
22 April 2016
A new report formally launched at the House of Lords on Wednesday of last week exposes the police treatment of anti-fracking protesters.
15 March 2016
Celebratory party leaders failed to contain SNP delegates’ fury at cuts, reports Raymie Kiernan
08 March 2016
Socialists, activists and asylum seekers in Huddersfield staged a protest vigil against the Tories’ Immigration Bill on Thursday of last week.