Anti-fracking protests have continued in the Fylde district of Lancashire since energy company Cuadrilla started construction work at the site in north-west England in January, Kara Moses reports.

Cuadrilla began work after the British government last year overturned a decision by Lancashire county council rejecting fracking for shale gas there.

Environmental protesters report that an agreement with police means they can delay lorries entering the site by 15 minutes by “slow walking” or standing still in front of them. Blockades and other actions continue, targeting the fracking site ...


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