As Third Energy prepares for the UK’s first high volume hydraulic fracture for six years, nearly 200 organisations have called for an immediate stop on all fracking activities.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Labour rallies at Kirby Misperrton and Preston New Road; Suffragette-style protest at Pickering Conservative offices; Sit-down and lorry protest at Preston New Road; Slow walk protests; Anti-fracking rally in Sherwood Forest; Acquittal of Greenpeace […]
Two women chained themselves to railings outside a Conservative Party building in Pickering this morning in protest at Third Energy’s plans to frack in the area.
Opponents of Third Energy’s plans to frack a well in North Yorkshire blocked the road either side of the site entrance early this morning with wooden platforms.
As Third Energy prepares to frack the first UK onshore well since 2011, nine environmental organisations have told the government they have “growing concerns” about the process.
People in the village of Woodsetts in south Yorkshire gathered this evening for a giant photo with pieces of tape printed with the INEOS logo stuck across their mouths.
Updated at 2.30pm Two campaigners who spent about 30 hours on the rig platform at Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton have been brought down to the ground.