Preston New Road closed due to fracking protest

Preston New Road - closed after protesters climbed onto wagons
Preston New Road - closed after protesters climbed onto wagons

Preston New Road is currently closed due to a fracking protest, say police.

Fylde Police have said that they have closed the road in both directions after campaigners climbed onto wagons and blocked the road.

The road is closed between Whtiehills and Fox Lane Ends.

Drivers are advised to find an alternative route.