lancashire

Lancashire school’s ‘£1,000 holiday fine’ warning denied

Image caption Currently penalty notices of £60 can be issued for unauthorised absences A school’s warning to parents that they could be fined £1,000 for taking their child on holiday during term time has been…


Lancashire hospital governor suspended in parking fees row

Image copyright Tony Maskell Image caption Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has apologised for the long payment queues A hospital governor who said a new paid parking system was a “stupid decision which is…


Friends of the Earth lose Lancashire fracking permit challenge

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Other campaigners have previously lost appeals against fracking at Little Plumpton Campaigners have lost the latest High Court challenge against fracking at a site in Lancashire. Friends of the Earth…


Lancashire fracking halted after 1.5 magnitude tremor

Image copyright PA Image caption Fracking at the Preston New Road, Little Plumpton has been halted under government regulations Fracking at the UK’s only active shale gas site has been suspended after the largest earthquake…


Fracking in Lancashire: 1.1 magnitude tremor halts work

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Cuadrilla were fracking at an exploration site in Preston New Road, Little Plumpton Fracking at the UK’s only active shale gas site in Lancashire has been halted for a…


Fracking in Lancashire: Second 0.8 tremor in 24 hours

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The fracking site in Lancashire is located near a farm A second tremor of 0.8 magnitude has been recorded within 24 hours at the UK’s only active site for…


Fracking in Lancashire suspended following earthquake

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Shale company Cuadrilla has been fracking at the Preston New Road site since 15 October Fracking has been suspended at a site in Lancashire after the British Geological Survey…


Lancashire fracking: Protest march at Little Plumpton

Image caption Protesters marched outside the site at Little Plumpton About 1,000 protesters have held a rally outside a site given the green light to start fracking for shale gas. The divisive process resumed in…


Fracking starts at landmark Lancashire site

Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe BBC’s David Shukman explains how fracking works Fracking for shale gas has begun for the first time in the UK since it was linked with earthquakes…


Fracking to start in Lancashire as legal challenge fails

Image copyright PA Image caption Cuadrilla has drilled two wells at its Preston New Road site in Lancashire Fracking for shale gas can go ahead for the first time in the UK since it was…


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