Anti-frackers spread the word in new rally

Anti-fracking groups gathered in Blackpool's St John's Square to raise public awareness of what they claim are the hazards of the process. Signing a petition next to a diagram showing the alleged medical side-effects from fracking.

Anti-fracking groups gathered in Blackpool's St John's Square to raise public awareness of what they claim are the hazards of the process. Signing a petition next to a diagram showing the alleged medical side-effects from fracking.

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The protest against fracking on the Fylde Coast was stepped up as most of the anti-fracking groups across the county met in Blackpool.

St John’s Square was awash with members of Frack Free Lancashire – an amalgamation of 17 groups across the Fylde Coast, Longridge and Garstang.

It comes as Cuadrilla Resources, the company which is exploring for gas trapped deep underground in shale rock across Lancashire, has submitted planning applications for up to four exploration wells at Roseacre Wood and Little Plumpton, near Blackpool.

 

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