THREE people have been charged in connection an anti-fracking protest at a Great Lever petrol station.

Leanne Fletcher, aged 21, Gary Henesy, aged 37, and Aaron Bell, aged 26, all of Liberty House, George Street South, Broughton, Salford, have been charged with criminal damage.

A 37-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of criminal damage has been bailed until January 30.

The charges relate to an incident in Rishton Lane on Saturday in which four people are alleged to have glued their hands to petrol pumps.