Grandmas pitch camp as the battle against fracking looms

Anti-fracking protestors who have set up camp at a field of Preston New Road, due to be drilled to test for shale gas.

Anti-fracking protestors who have set up camp at a field of Preston New Road, due to be drilled to test for shale gas.

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Anti-fracking protesters have stolen a march on opponents by occupying a field adjacent to a site which could be fracked for gas.

Grandmas from groups across the Fylde, Preston, Longridge and Garstang have set up camp off Preston New Road close to the World of Water Aquatic Centre near Peel in what has been called “Nanagate”.

They aim to stay on the field for the forseeable future.

 

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