Major road closed due to fracking protest

Drivers travelling from Blackpool to Preston are suffering delays this morning (11 January) after a major road was closed for a fracking protest.

Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 10:53 am
Updated Wednesday, 11th January 2017, 11:01 am
Preston New Road is currentlyclosedafter demonstrators took to the streets

Preston New Road is currently closed after demonstrators took to the streets to protest about Cuadrilla's plans to frack in the region.

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Fylde police are advising that the A583 Preston New Road is closed in the direction of Preston between Whitehills and Fox Lane Ends.

More to follow.