Anti-fracking campaigners have called on police to protect their civil right to protest. They were responding to a report published this morning alleging “confrontational and “aggressive” policing. Two police forces in fracking protest areas said they have a duty to balance the right to protest with rights […]
Large numbers of police are using aggressive tactics to make it hard for people to protest against fracking, according to a report published today.
A North Yorkshire County Council meeting was suspended this morning when opponents of fracking demanded action to address concerns about imminent operations at a site near their homes.
As Third Energy prepares for the UK’s first high volume hydraulic fracture for six years, nearly 200 organisations have called for an immediate stop on all fracking activities.
In this week’s listings Anti-fracking rally at Ellesmere Port; Continuing inquiry into Egdon Resources plans for Wressle site near Scunthorpe; Trial of 13 people who took part in a lock-on at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in July; Labour Party day of action outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton fracking site; […]
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.
Third Energy has told people living near its Kirby Misperton gas site in North Yorkshire that it is preparing to frack.
As Third Energy prepares to start fracking in North Yorkshire, new research warns against bringing new sources of gas into production if Europe is to meet its climate targets.
Two women chained themselves to railings outside a Conservative Party building in Pickering this morning in protest at Third Energy’s plans to frack in the area.
Fracking Week in Parliament Fracking is being imposed against the wishes of people in North Yorkshire, a Conservative peer said this afternoon.