Lancashire fracking protests: Live updates as fifth earthquake recorded near frack site

A major protest against climate change is planned for the Preston New Road fracking site at Little Plumpton

Saturday, 20th October 2018, 10:11 am
Updated Saturday, 20th October 2018, 4:13 pm
Recently freed anti-fracking protestor Simon Blevins spoke at the protest
Recently freed anti-fracking protestor Simon Blevins spoke at the protest

Members of Frack Free Lancashire will be joined by NGOs, speakers, green groups, MPs and campaign groups from across the country at Little Plumpton this morning in a rally to highlight climate change.

It is also expected that the three anti-fracking protestors recently freed from Preston Prison will be there.

We will bring you live updates from today's protests

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Protestors gather at the Preston New Road site. Photo: Helen Rimmer
The fracking site at Preston New Road