By Russell Scott and Melissa Jones of Spinwatch. Fracking firm Third Energy met North Yorkshire Police in February 2018 and discussed plans for a second shale gas well at its controversial KMA site in Kirby Misperton, new documents reveal.
In this update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Demonstrations outside council meetings in Chester and Rotherham; First “lorry surfing” protest at Misson Springs; Lock-on trial verdict; Campaign steps up.
Two days left in our review of 2017 in pictures. November has images from Preston New Road in Lancashire, Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire and Horse Hill in Surrey.
The co-leader of the Green Party, Jonathan Bartley, was dragged by police away from the entrance to Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton this afternoon.
“This is what it looks like when fracking comes to a Yorkshire village” – workover rig delivered to Kirby Mipserton
Villagers in Kirby Misperton watched – some in tears – as a workover rig inched between cars parked on narrow streets on its way to Third Energy’s fracking site this morning. Video recorded by Leigh Coghill, an opponent of the company’s operation, shows the large delivery lorry appearing […]
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Lock-on, slow walk and lorry-surfing in protest at Third Energy’s fracking plans; Politicians visit Kirby Misperton and Preston New Road; Harvest festival and Peaceful Assembly for the world events; Fire service equipment used […]
The Fire Brigades Union has accused North Yorkshire Police of making a “nuisance call” when it requested fire service help at an anti-fracking protest at Kirby Misperton.
First lock-on at Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton fracking site sees “Bat girls” blockade entrance for 12 hours
Four women wearing bat costumes locked themselves to containers of concrete this morning outside Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire.
In a last attempt to stop fracking at Kirby Misperton, Friends of the Earth has asked North Yorkshire Police to investigate whether bats will be at risk from Third Energy’s planned operation.
Opponents of Third Energy’s operation to frack a well at Kirby Misperton will be allowed to slow down lorries delivering to the site just twice a day, the police officer in charge of the operation has said.