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Greens object to Chancellor’s Wharf footpath closures

24/7/18: Green councillors are objecting to a planning application made by Lancaster University to install security gates, walls, a hedge and signage - all to discourage members of the public from using the footpaths across Chancellor’s Wharf.

County Council continues Fracking Consultation for two more weeks

17/4/15: Fracking tanker at Barton Moss Although today is officially the final day for members of the public to 'have their say' in Lancashire County Council's (LCC) consultation on two controversial fracking applications, County yesterday confirmed that, as they have not yet set a date for the hearings, they will continue to accept submissions from the public for "at least another two weeks", which would...

Lancs County Council defers fracking decision 8 weeks

28/1/15: Tractor procession of farmers against fracking arriving at County Hall today At the same time that a moratorium on fracking was being announced in Scotland, Lancashire County Council's (LCC) Development Control Committee today resolved to defer their decisions on the planning applications relating to sites at Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood in light of the submission of further information by...

Fracking battle heats up: leaked Osborne letter shows plan to force permits through

27/1/15: Conservative Chancellor George OsborneCuadrilla will be seeking a deferment to the decision on their Fylde fracking applications at tomorrow's meeting of Lancashire County Council's (LCC) Development Control Committee. The committee will initially decide whether to defer or whether to take the decisions this week.

County's fracking decision deadlines postponed to 31 January

28/11/14: Farmers objecting to Cuadrilla's fracking applications hold mass tractor rally through Preston in October Lancashire County Council has now agreed with Cuadrilla that decisions on two planning applications for shale gas development (fracking) will both be made by 31 January 2015 to allow time for consultation on further details provided as part of the planning process (More about this below).

County planners postpone decision deadline for fracking applications

24/10/14: A commercially viable shale gas extraction field requires 50+ wells Lancashire County Council has agreed with Cuadrilla to defer the deadline for a decision on planning applications for shale gas development.

Over 5,000 objections to Cuadrilla's fracking site application. Cuadrilla applies for second test site

3/7/14: Roseacre residents express their views on fracking Over 5,000 objections have been lodged with Lancashire County Council against Cuadrilla's application to drill at a proposed site on agricultural land at Preston New Road, near Little Plumpton in Fylde, about 20 miles south of Lancaster. You can read more about these proposals in ourprevious story here.

New Cuadrilla fracking applications: Lancashire now the front line in National Defense against fracking

20/6/14: Map showing locations, extent and approximate direction of horizontal wells for the proposed Preston New Road and Roseacre test sites Fracking company Cuadrilla Resources have submitted new planning applications for exploration fracking drillpads at Preston New Road (LCC/2014/0096) near Little Plumpton and at Roseacre (plans not yet public),about 5 miles to the northwest....

Cuadrilla planning application: Register your views online

27/9/13: Cuadrilla drilling rig at Banks in LancashireControversial fracking company Cuadrilla currently have an application lodged with Lancashire County Council to extend the time allowed for their exploratory testing in the borehole they have drilled in the heart of agricultural land near Singleton from 18 months to 3 years.