Tagged: PPS Group

Axed Johnston Press Editor Misleads For Cuadrilla

Axed Johnston Press Editor Misleads For Cuadrilla

Some of Cuadrilla’s lies (like the one about the police asking them to move the barriers to the centre of the road at Preston New Road, or the one about fracking pads being the size of a single rugby pitch) seem to slide their way seamlessly into the local press...

Fracking Furore Over Axed Johnston Press Editor’s Appeal

Fracking Furore Over Axed Johnston Press Editor’s Appeal

Axed LSE Editor Receives Invitation to Attend PNR Protest Frack Free Lancashire have recently commented on emails sent out by Cuadrilla’s in house spin doctor, axed Johnstone press editor Steve Singleton.  (well we say “In House” , but we’re not sure how somebody employed by PR company PPS Solutions’ office...

Putting Lancashire First

Putting Lancashire First

It was interesting to see the breakdown of costs provided by Cuadrilla in their claim against Tina Rothery, and how they tried their hardest to limit the amounts spent and used the opportunity to support business in Lancashire. Along with the other costs making up the amazing £62,871 they tried...

Cuadrilla’s Reaction to the  ASA ruling on their newsletter

Cuadrilla’s Reaction to the ASA ruling on their newsletter

We thought the reaction from Cuadrilla was worthy of a post all on it’s own. Let’s take a look at how they reacted (and also how they didn’t) Here is what their CEO Francis Egan had to say, as reported in the Blackpool Gazette. We would love to be able...

Press Reaction to the  ASA ruling on Cuadrilla’s newsletter

Press Reaction to the ASA ruling on Cuadrilla’s newsletter

It has been interesting to see how far the news of the ASA ruling, which effectively bans Cuadrilla from making certain claims about the safety of fracking, has travelled. The Guardian was the first paper to publish an article http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2013/apr/24/caudrilla-censured-fracking-safety-claims Curiously this article suggested (incorrectly) that the ASA had suggested...

Francis Egan

Lies, Damned Lies and Cuadrilla’s Community Newsletter

Cuadrilla’s community newsletter banned by the Advertising Standards Authority. In July 2012 Cuadrilla and their PR agency, PPS Group, created a “community newsletter” which was posted to thousands of households in Lancashire. It contained claims about the safety of fracking which were evidently not sustainable, so local group Refracktion (www.refracktion.com)...