The last stand - anti-fracking protestors show their opposition as drilling gets underway today at the controversial Lancashire site.
After drilling was halted seven years ago, Energy firm Caudrilla say it's the end of a long and bitter battle to start shale gas extraction.
For those against the process, there's disappointment, but they say they'll fight on.
Our political reporter Hannah Miller was there when fracking started and looks at both sides of the debate
MPs have called a debate in Westminster over concerns to fast track more fracking site and bypassing local democracy.
Fracking in Lancashire has been brought to a halt again after another earth tremor - the second measuring 0.8 in two days
Three anti-fracking activists freed from prison have vowed to continue their protests.