Road closure due to fracking protest

Part of Preston New Road is currently closed after protesters locked-on outside the Cuadrilla fracking site, say police.

Thursday, 31st August 2017, 7:32 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 1:00 pm
Part of Preston New Road is currently closed after protesters locked-on outside the Cuadrilla fracking site

The road is currently closed in both directions between School Rd and Fox Lane Ends.

A spokesman for the police said: "There is a lock-on with two very wet individuals positioned in the road.

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"We have closed the road out of concern for their safety."

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