Friends of the Earth released a document today which it says contains evidence that the chemical company, INEOS, is planning to drill for shale gas in Sherwood Forest, in Nottinghamshire.
The National Trust is continuing to refuse access for seismic surveying at historic Clumber Park in Nottinghamshire, despite threats of legal action.
The majority of people surveyed in a town in Cheshire have come out against fracking.
The shale gas company, INEOS, has been accused of bullying landowners to allow access for geological surveys.
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The two sides of the fracking debate made their case in a small village in north Derbyshire this afternoon.
A local newspaper supplement about shale gas in the East Midlands has attracted three formal complaints to the advertising watchdog.