We’ll still be here after frackers have gone

I dont doubt that, in the near future, our community will be under considerable pressure from companies wishing to explore for gas in our region.

Sunday, 8th March 2015, 10:53 am
exploratory fracking drilling rig. Photo: Gareth Fuller/PA Wire

Their PR departments will be contacting you often. They have a right to their point of view.

The population of this area have an even stronger right to our point of view as well because when they have done and gone, we will still be here.

The benefits to the communities in the fracking localities are highly debatable and need investigating by good journalism not just from PR articles. I would ask you to please represent fairly both sides of what is becoming a most heated debate in our area.

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James Halsall,

De Lacey Street, Clitheroe