Third Energy is expected to submit its planning application to frack its well at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire this week. Campaigners against the plans have said they were very disappointed that the company was going ahead, despite local opposition.
Frack Free Ryedale said around 1,000 people marched through Malton yesterday (Saturday 25th April 2015) in the biggest ever anti-fracking rally in Yorkshire.
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Anti-fracking campaigners say the Ryedale area of North Yorkshire could see up to 950 fracking wells.
In this guest post, Tim Thornton reports from Tuesday’s extra-ordinary meeting of Ryedale District Council, organised to debate a motion calling for a ban on fracking. This was Tim Thornton’s first attendance at a council meeting. At the end of a long evening he felt that more needs […]
Councillors in Ryedale in North Yorkshire failed to back a motion opposing all fracking in the district. But they warned they would not support applications for fracking if public concerns about its potential damage were not resolved.