Tagged: Lancashire For Shale

Unwelcome Visitors

Unwelcome Visitors

Cuadrilla are trying to claim today that fracking will result in a tourism boom for Lancashire. They even shipped over a bombastic B&B battleaxe from Yorkshire to try to make their point for them. However, it won’t. How do we know? Why because their planning expert witness told us just...

Fracking with the facts in a post-truth world

Fracking with the facts in a post-truth world

Fracking is a process that is struggling to gain a foothold in the UK. As the companies involved scrabble to get permission to drill across vast swathes of the countryside, they are also fighting a battle to win the hearts and minds of the population, because they know that without...

Accounting for dummies (or Lancashire for Shale)

Accounting for dummies (or Lancashire for Shale)

It was with absolute incredulity that we read the latest effluent from industry front group Lancashire For Shale, claiming that “Campaigners protesting against Cuadrilla’s shale gas exploration works have today forced the closure of the A583 for the second time this week, at a potential cost to the economy of...

Same shit – different shovel! The NWETF gets a reboot

Same shit – different shovel! The NWETF gets a reboot

We learned this week that Lancashire for Shale, a new pro-shale group funded by local businesses and industry, held its launch reception yesterday evening (25th July 2016) for Lancashire firms at the White Tower restaurant in Blackpool to call on local and national decision-makers to get behind onshore natural gas...