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Scruples Controversy

Scruples Controversy

It would seem that the ParkView4U proposals for the Scruples site have caused some controversy. There is a petition/questionnaire being done on the front which describes the Park View proposals as being for “Development...

BBC Radio 4  coverage of fracking – The Report

BBC Radio 4 coverage of fracking – The Report

Last week’s edition of The Report focused on fracking http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00jkr1q It made a better fist of it than many recent attempts at covering the subject, and it was interesting to hear local farmer, Andy...

Scruples

Scruples

It seems that there is a certain amount of misinformation being circulated about the ParkView4U proposals for the Scruples area on the front. We have heard that there are petitions being circulated describing the...

A message from the past?

A message from the past?

It is interesting to note the motto under the Lytham coat of arms. “Pro salute et amaenitate” means “For health and amenity (or pleasantness)” Definitely not “for fracking” then 🙂

The Defend Lytham Newsletter

The Defend Lytham Newsletter

We sent out a newsletter to all subscribers today If you are not on our distribution list you can see it here http://us5.campaign-archive1.com/?u=0caf7bb9fad8b18adec8e5ebe&id=5f3c32c7df If you would like to be added to our list you...

Imprisonment of Information

Imprisonment of Information

We believe that the Community Benefits scheme for shale gas is shoddily put together, inadequately thought through and shows every sign of being policy made on the hoof. It talks fuzzily of payments to...

David Cameron’s Support for Shale Gas

David Cameron’s Support for Shale Gas

This week the Prime Minister, David Cameron, has expressed his support for shale gas saying “Fracking has become a national debate in Britain – and it’s one that I’m determined to win” (1) In...

Action: Contact UU regarding fracking

Action: Contact UU regarding fracking

United Utilities have announced that they are in discussion with Cuadrilla over arrangements for “potential opportunities for working together” http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/energy/oilandgas/10192753/United-Utilities-opens-talks-with-Cuadrilla-over-fracking-deal.html They also have a consultation open on their Water Resources Management Plan. Please email...