ANTI-FRACKING campaigners everywhere will be excited to hear that Lancashire County Councillors voted overwhelmingly to reject an application from Cuadrilla Resources to frack for shale gas in an area close to Blackpool.

Anti-fracking groups countrywide need to be vigilant to ensure applications by gas fracking organisations to East and West County Council are vigorously opposed.

Well done to the Billingshurst community in its campaign to keep the area a “frack-free zone”.

Future energy needs can be satisfied by wind, tidal and rivers and, in this way, protect adequate supplies of clean water for generations to come.

John Burns, Faircox Lane, Henfield