Live updates from Fylde fracking meeting

A very well attended meeting in Lytham with people turned away! Important information about the fracking industry and lack of regulations!


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More than 450 people filled Lytham’s Lowther Pavilion Theatre for the first town-hall style meeting on fracking in Fylde for more than two years. The event has been organised by Fylde resident and engineer, Mike Hill, and chaired by Charles Metcalfe. DrillOrDrop is reporting live from the meeting. We will try to add the full presentations where they are available.

10.18pm: Closing “This is your chance to defend the Fylde”

Meeting chairman Charles Metcalfe says it is now down to local people.

Fracking is expected to start in September and it is likely to run for 24 hours a day, he says. “That will be very hard on local people”, he says.

“People have worked very hard to stop fracking, no one more than Mike Hill”, Mr Metcalfe.

“If ever you have not seen eye to eye with one another this the moment to set those differences aside.

“You have only…

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