5 Oct 2018

Cuadrilla to restart fracking in Lancashire

Chief Correspondent

The shale gas firm Cuadrilla is expected to start its long delayed work on a well in Lancashire next week, after years of protests and planning battles. The site near Blackpool will be the first fracking project in the UK since 2011, but protesters have launched a last-minute injunction, as environmental groups called it “desperately disappointing for the community, the UK and our climate”.