From Lorna Smithers: An article, poem and story based around the breaching of the aquifer beneath Castle Hill during the building of Riversway Dockland and the loss of the water-dragon who was its guardian spirit.
From Lorna Smithers: After a tense five days, the people of Lancashire win their fight against fracking and for democracy.
Fjothr Odinsdottir Lokakvan's monthly column, 'Things With Feathers': Fracking companies cancel plans in Australia and Pennsylvania; meanwhile, other organizations help restore the scarlet macaw population.
From Lorna Smithers: Account of the industrialisation of Preston and the radical movements which have opposed it and fought for political reform. Due to the threat of fracking Preston continues to be a centre of conflict today.
From Naomi Jacobs: "In a system that allows free elections, we are complicit in ensuring justice for all, and in denying it to anyone. We are the king’s justice, and the absence of it. "
From River Stone: Fractured - a review of Sam Peacock's exhibition at Curious Duke Gallery in London: a response to the potential effects of fracking in the UK.