This post has live news updates on the vote over whether gas exploration should be allowed near the village of Dunsfold in Surrey.
Surrey County Council told the High Court today it had acted lawfully in granting consent for two decades of production at the Horse Hill oil site near Gatwick Airport.
The second meeting to decide whether to grant planning permission for gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been set for 27 November 2020.
A meeting to reconsider plans by UK Oil & Gas plc to drill at the village of Dunsfold in Surrey has been postponed for another month.
IGas blamed the Covid-19 outbreak and a low oil price for falls in production and revenue, along with a rise in debt, in the first half of the year.
A 71-year-old grandmother is walking more than hundred miles in a week to raise money for a legal challenge to oil drilling in Surrey.
The decision to refuse planning permission for oil and gas exploration near the Surrey village of Dunsfold has been ruled invalid following problems during a “remote” council meeting.
Broadford Bridge exploration site. Photo: Broadford Bridge Action Group Councillors in West Sussex have voted by 10-1 to allow another two years at the oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge.
The UK Government and its advisers “marginalised, downplayed or ignored” public health concerns about shale gas exploration and fracking in England, new research has concluded.
A public consultation into plans by UK Oil & Gas to explore for oil at Arreton on the Isle of Wight has opened.