In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Anti-fracking campaigners join the Take Back Manchester march; Lock-ons and lorry surfing at Kirby Misperton; Horn-honk convoy and rally at Preston New Road Farmers Against Fracking gathering at Kirby Misperton
A woman has climbed onto a lorry outside Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton, closing the road.
Farmers were urged at a rally in North Yorkshire this morning to deny fracking companies access to their land.
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 this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: MPs and party leaders visit Preston New Road protests; Arrests and charges at Kirby Misperton; Pop-up protests at Third Energy suppliers.
Guest Post by Jon and Val Mager: Why the government must block fracking based on what we learned about regulation of the KM8 site
As Third Energy prepares for high volume hydraulic fracturing in North Yorkshire – the first in the UK for more than six years – campaigners Jon and Val Mager argue there are serious flaws in the regulatory regime.
Opponents of fracking plans at Kirby Misperton have accused North Yorkshire Police of violating their human right to protest.
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.
In this week’s update on protests about fracking and the onshore oil and gas industry: Estimated 700+ people march against INEOS plans in Derbyshire and South Yorkshire; I am not a militant activist demonstration at Runcorn in Cheshire; Community picnic against drilling near Surrey beauty spot; Shadow Chancellor […]
More than 200 people opposed to fracking for shale gas in the North Yorkshire village of Kirby Misperton gathered for a candlelit vigil at the site entrance last night.