Delays after protester spends night on top of tanker

Traffic problems are being reported along Preston New Road this morning after a protester spent the night on top of a tanker.

Tuesday, 7th November 2017, 6:56 am
Updated Monday, 11th December 2017, 5:17 pm
Police have put a contraflow in place on the road at the fracking site and are warning travellers to expect delays throughout rush hour.

Police have put a contraflow in place on the road at the fracking site and are warning travellers to expect delays throughout rush hour.

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A spokesman for the police said: "We are in the process of negotiating an end to the disturbance and hope to have a resolution soon.

"In the meantime time, travellers should plan extra time for their journeys as delays are expected."