An injunction against oil drilling protests in southern England is the most expansive so far sought by the industry but is based on exaggerated and oppressive claims, the High Court heard today.
Actors Sue Jameson and James Bolam handed in a petition with more than 102,400 signatures to the Environment Agency this evening.
Campaigners against drilling for oil at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex are gathering outside council offices this morning as a committee prepares to decide on the future of the site.
Actors Sue Jameson and James Bolam were among a group who presented West Sussex County Council with a giant postcard today objecting to plans to allow more time for oil exploration at a site near Billingshurst.
About 150 people heard calls last night to object to oil drilling, expected in the next few weeks, at a farm near Billingshurst in West Sussex.
Oil company accuses Sussex drilling opponents of “scaremongering” – “nonsense” says “shocked” campaign group
The oil company behind plans to drill in West Sussex in the next few weeks has written to local people accusing its opponents of “unsettling levels of scaremongering” and “extraordinary levels of misinformation”. UK Oil and Gas (UKOG) has said it expects to drill an exploratory oil well […]
More than 10,000 people have booked to see a play at Chichester Festival Theatre about reactions to fracking plans in a fictional village. All 33 performances of the new work by Alistair Beaton have sold out more than three months before it opens.