Ali Abbas

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Press release: Communities to rally against fracking injunction

Campaigners will gather from 9.30am on 31 May with the hearing starting at 10.30am. Photo call 10am Communities opposed to fracking from across the North will be gathering outside the Civil Justice Centre in Manchester on Thursday (31 May 9.30am) ahead of a hearing into an application from Cuadrilla to extend an injunction related to …

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Greater Manchester campaigners say ‘Buzz off Cuadrilla!’

A packed coach of anti-fracking campaigners from Greater Manchester travelled to the Preston New Road fracking site in Lancashire today (11 May), to show solidarity with the community opposing fracking, who have kept a roadside vigil at the site since work started in January 2017.

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Greater Manchester Solidarity Trip to Preston New Road

Laura reports back from the recent Greater Manchester Day at Preston New Road…

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Greg Clark & Black Friday

A couple of things came up during our recent social: an urgent online action, and details of the next big solidarity day at Preston New Road.

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Report back from United Against Fracking II

Judy from Frack Free Greater Manchester gives us a quick update from the United Against Fracking II conference in Leeds on 29th October:

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Report back from PNR on Friday 13 October

Harry from Frack Free Greater Manchester shares the experience of his first trip to Preston New Road…

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Sending a message to Greg Clark at Tory Party Conference

The Conservatives came to Manchester in the first week of October for their annual conference – and we made sure they got the message that we don’t want fracking in Lancashire, Yorkshire, or anywhere in the UK.

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MCR stands with PNR #2

On Friday 29th September, over 40 people from across Greater Manchester travelled to Preston New Road in Lancashire to show solidarity with the local community who have been campaigning tirelessly to protect their community from the dangers of fracking.

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PRESS RELEASE: Salford Council take a stand on fracking

Salford Council

Salford Council unanimously passed a motion at Full Council today (20 September) expressing concern about fracking, its impact on climate change and strongly opposing Conservative plans to weaken local authority powers over fracking decisions (1).

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