News that the oil exploration company, UKOG, has had no right of access to its well site at Markwells Wood in the South Downs since last year has been welcomed by local people and campaigners.
Anti-fracking opponents from across the country took part in a mass “dance-off” protest outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site near Blackpool today.
Opponents of fracking at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire say they are to begin packing up a camp outside the village.
More landowners in Yorkshire have joined a campaign opposing fracking and access to their property for seismic testing.
A former climate diplomat told anti-fracking campaigners in Lancashire they were close to winning their battle against shale gas.
The Bolsolver MP, Dennis Skinner, told several hundred anti-fracking campaigners at a rally in Derbyshire that the Labour Party was behind them.