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Calls for independent review of “confrontational” policing at anti-fracking protests

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pnr-170301-peter-yankowski-4 Policing at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, 1 March 2017. Photo: Peter Yankowski

Large numbers of police are using aggressive tactics to make it hard for people to protest against fracking, according to a report published today.

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Government sidesteps call for “urgent” debate on fracking and climate change

Kirby Misperton – KM8 about to frack

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Fracking Week in Parliament 13-17 November 2017.

171115 KM Eddie Thornton Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site ready for fracking, 15 November 2017. Photo: Eddie Thornton

The Green Party MP, Caroline Lucas, has called for an urgent debate on the compatibility of fracking with UK climate objectives.

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Cuadrilla breached environmental controls at Lancs fracking site, official documents reveal

Incidents back in February/ early March, hopefully the EA are still watching what is happening at the well pad with surface water!

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pnr 170623 flood Katrina Lawrie Surface water at Preston New Road in June 2017. Photo: Katrina Laurie

The shale gas firm, Cuadrilla, breached its environmental permit twice in the early stages of the operation at its fracking site near Blackpool.

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Pedal Power To The People!

Manchester to Blackpool cycle race thanks to Reclaim the Power today Thursday 29th July.

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That’s Manchester TV interview on the Tour de Lancashire

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Anti-frackers link up across the North-west in 50 mile cycle ride

Photo opportunities: Thursday 20th July 2017

Manchester Piccadilly Gardens 1100-1130

Barton Moss Lane, Salford 1300-1330

Bolton – roundabout at Cranfield Road, near AE Yates, BL6 4SB around 1500

Anti-fracking campaigners are preparing to pedal towards a frack free future in a 50 mile bike ride from Manchester to Blackpool on Thursday 20th July 2017

This is the latest event in an unprecedented month of “Rolling Resistance” against the fracking industry in July 2017 building upon, and amplifying huge opposition to fracking across England

Bradley Funky Wig from Lancashire, who is taking part in Thursdays’ ride said “From Barton Moss to Bolton, Preston to Blackpool, Burnley to Blackburn, Lancaster to Kirby Misperton, Hull to Newcastle, Carlisle to Northumberland, people across the North are resisting the fracking industry and…

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