Campaigners claim decision to grant permission for a fracking site was not fair or lawful.

The Preston New Road Action Group (PNRAG) and campaigner Gayzer Frackman are both seeking to challenge the Government’s decision to approve a planning application for the site in Fylde. The High Court hearing at Manchester Civil Justice Centre on Wednesday was told the planning application, by developer Cuadrilla, was refused by Lancashire County Council in 2015 but later granted following an appeal and planning inquiry.

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