The operators of the fracking site at Preston New Road near Blackpool says it wants to continue operations.

Shale gas exploration has been halted indefinitely, after an earth tremor with a magnitude of 2.9 was recorded a week ago.

Cuadrilla says it will look at repairing any damage caused and will work closely with local residents to address any safety concerns.

We thought it might be helpful to provide a general update on activity that has been ongoing since seismicity measuring 2.9ML on the Richter scale was detected at our shale gas exploration site in Preston New Road on Monday, August 26, 2019.

Cuadrilla update