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Published by at 12:47pm 1st September 2017

Anti-fracking campaigners in Lancashire are going to have to wait for a decision from the Court of Appeal.

Judges have heard evidence over the past two days.

Now they have said they will make their decision on a future date that's still to be decided.

A spokeswoman for the Preston New Road Action Group said:

"Our goal remains as always: to achieve true justice for our community and the people of Lancashire.

"Our case this week has been centred on specific points of law, surrounding the decision by the Secretary of State to overturn Lancashire County Council's democratic refusal of Cuadrilla's planning applications.

"The people of Lancashire have spoken loudly and clearly, refusing this industry that does not hold any social license here."

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