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Blackpool hit by FIVE earthquakes in three days after fracking started again in the area

Blackpool has been hit by five earthquakes in just three days - with experts concerned more will follow after fracking restarted.  The area was struck by three quakes on Thursday, followed by further tremors on Friday and one shortly before 4am on Saturday.  The British Geological Society (BGS) has blamed the controversial fracking operation at Preston New Road, which restarted on Monday last week, for the sudden seismic activity.  Read more...



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