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Info from this article taken from Frack Free South Yorkshire In an article from today’s Retford Times, IGas say that 64,000 jobs could be created. Lets just drill down a little deeper, and see if the job figures are likely to stack up. This figure is quoted from a Ernest and Young[...]

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Following on from our previous blog about responding to iGas messages, well Brian of Frack Free Notts recently attended and gave a talk at a public meeting where he was up against iGas. Here is the audio of that public meeting, in Everton on the 19th May: Upload Music –[...]

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In the last few hours, MP for Bassetlaw John Mann has posted on his website the following: “There has been a great deal of debate surrounding potential fracking in Bassetlaw recently, and I thought that it would be useful to publicly share my views. My stance on fracking in Bassetlaw[...]

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Hi all, Here is an update of where we are at: Sutton cum Lound Dart have now built the access road, erected all fencing and are now finalising the pad. The drill will be in within the next few days as it has been taken down in Farndon, so people are[...]

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This week is the week we’ve all been waiting for. On Tuesday, we will be presenting to the North East Bassetlaw Forum at the Idle Valley Centre nr Retford at 7pm. We will be up against the CEO of iGas (Andrew Austin). Any support you can provide would be excellent,[...]

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Here is an update of where we are at: Saturday 8th March review First of all, thanks to Dave Shaw and FFSY for printing another 5,000 leaflets for us. Huge thanks to Jeannie, Nigel, Alan, Jonny, the 2 Adam’s, (along with Bev, Helen and David Burley) for helping with leafleting[...]

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Here is an update of where we are at: Saturday 1st March review Huge thanks to Jeannie, Gary, Helen, Nigel, and Adam (along with Leon, Joy, Bev and FFSY folk) for helping with leafleting in Retford on Saturday. We did amazingly well, with most of our printed leaflets being handed[...]

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When we arrived at the proposed drilling site last Saturday, we were welcomed by a security company SERVEST, who gave us handouts prepared by Dart Energy. This reads: “Lound 1 In 2014, Dart energy will drill a coalbed methane (CBM) exploration well called Lound 1 at a site near Sutton[...]

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