Fracking protestors from Lancashire have staged a demonstration outside the Labour Women's Conference in Brighton.
The campaigners were voicing their opposition to the gas extracting process.
They want the Labour party to reject fracking proposals, particularly in rural areas.
Ed Miliband has begun his keynote speech at the Labour Party Conference in Manchester.
Labour leader Ed Miliband will address his party at the conference in Manchester later. Deputy leader Harriet Harman will also deliver a speech.
Yesterday Labour's leadership averted a head-on clash with unions over pay restraint and cuts.
A proposed union motion condemning the current pay freeze for public sector workers was watered down, avoiding the danger of defeat for leader Ed Miliband, who insists that preserving jobs must take priority over pay rises.
Adam McClean reports from the Labour Party Conference in Manchester.
The Labour Party Conference gets underway in Manchester today. Eleven thousand delegates will join leader Ed Milliband and the Shadow Cabinet for the conference which will run until Thursday.
The Labour Party Conference gets underway this weekend. Its expected to bring a 24 million pound boost to Manchester. The conference will officially begin tomorrow and run until Thursday. Labour's National Women's Conference will open later today.