"probably the most prolific anti frack website in the UK"
- Ken Wilkinson - prominent pro-fracking activist and industry supporter (Yes we know , he doesn't know what "prolific" means does he)

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Defend Localism!

Take the advice of Greg Clark, ex-Secretary of State for the Department for Communities and Local Government

Greg Clark

"Those who are prepared to organise to be more effective and more efficient should be able to reap substantially the rewards of that boldness ...

Take power now. Don’t let yourself, any longer, be ruled by someone else"

How many wells?

Click the image from more information on Cuadrilla's plans for PEDL 165

Fracking Employment

From the Financial Times 16 October 2013

AMEC forecast just 15,900 to 24,300 nationwide - direct & indirect

Jobs would typically be short term, at between four and nine years

Only 17% of jobs so far have gone to local people


Looking for misinformation, scaremongering, lies or stupidity?

It's all on this website (but only on this one post ) featuring the Reverend Mike Roberts.

(Oops - there's more! )

Here though is our favourite Reverend Roberts quote of all time - published in the Lancashire Evening Post on 5th August 2015

"If you dare oppose fracking you will get nastiness and harassment whether on social media, or face-to-face"

Yes you!

"Unless someone like you cares a whole awful lot, nothing's going to get better. It's not." - Dr Seuss

We are not for sale!

England is not for sale!


Join the ever growing number of households who have signed up to the Wrongmove campaign!

Tell Cuadrilla and the Government that your house is "Not for Shale"


Be a flea

"Many fleas make big dog move"
Japanese Proverb quoted by Jessica Ernst

No to Fracking

Love Lytham Say No to Fracking

Make sense?

The Precautionary Principle

When an activity or occurrence raises threats of serious or irreversible harm to human health or the environment, precautionary measures should be taken even if some cause and effect relationships are not fully established scientifically.

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Why Be Concerned About Fracking In The Fylde?

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Halt Fracking Here Please

We believe that horizontal hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is an as yet unproven technology without adequate regulation in the UK, which, according to the Precautionary Principal, should be regarded as potentially unsafe until evidence shows it to be otherwise.

It is a relatively new technology. It has only been undertaken using the methods proposed here since 2007.

We believe that it brings a series of risks including :

  • risk of property damage resulting from seismic activity
  • risk of a negative impact on the housing market
  • risk of contamination of water supplies
  • risk of ground and air pollution
  • serious long-term risks to our  health
  • damage to local industries like tourism
  • damage to the quality of our local environment resulting from the required infrastructural developments (Gas pipelines, well pads, access road etc.)

We are not satisfied that the existing regulatory systems are adequate to the purpose of providing a safe and reliable framework within which there is a reasonable certainty that fracking can be undertaken safely.

We do not believe that the limited benefit case for the UK as a whole justifies the potential risks to our local area.

We do not believe that the limited and short term local employment prospects justify the potential risks to our local area

We do not believe that fracking will either result in energy self sufficiency for the UK, nor do we believe that it will have any beneficial effect on wholesale or retail energy prices.

We do believe that fracking may potentially divert the UK from meeting its agreed obligations to climate change mitigation targets, and may divert resources from research and development of renewable energy sources.

We believe that unless all the issues above can be satisfactorily addressed fracking should not be allowed to go ahead, either in exploration or production.

We intend to provide information to support these beliefs on this site so that you can read about the subject and form your own opinions.

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We’re not Backing Fracking

Not Backing Fracking
... but we love their web site

Drill or Drop

Drill or Drop
Drill or Drop is a "must read" resource for those wanting to keep up to date on the issues.

Fracking here’s a bad idea!

Who's fault?

"What you have to be able to do when you decide you want to hydraulic fracture is make sure there are no faults in the area. That's really very very important"

Professor Mike Stephenson - Director of Science and Technology - British Geological Survey

Fracking the UK

Fracking The UK

Fracking the UK Volumes I and II now available free from this site

"Untrustworthy, unbalanced and potentially brain washing." - Amazon Review
Yes the industry hated the first volume that much :-)

Both volumes now available as free downloads from this site Click here to download

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