Woodsetts residents cheered outside Rotherham Town Hall this lunchtime after the council’s second vote against Ineos shale gas plans for their village.
The UK’s biggest shale gas company, INEOS, has suffered another vote against its exploration plans.
Plans by the UK’s biggest shale gas licence holder to drill on the edge of the village of Woodsetts are to be decided in the morning by Rotherham Council’s planning board.
In this week’s listings Public inquiry into Egdon Resources plans for oil production at Wressle near Scunthorpe; Woodsetts planning application objection drop-in; Elton application awareness meeting; Big Noise Against Fracking rally; Know your rights training.
People in the village of Woodsetts in south Yorkshire gathered this evening for a giant photo with pieces of tape printed with the INEOS logo stuck across their mouths.