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IGas have informed local residents that they are ready to start bringing the main drilling rig to the Tinker Lane exploratory shale gas drilling site on the A634 between Barnby Moor and Blyth in Bassetlaw. Local residents and protectors have put a call out to come and support as this[…]

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Why won’t Notts County Council protect us from unconventional hydrocarbons? Nottinghamshire County Council is consulting on a draft Minerals Plan. But the Plan does not contain a separate policy on Unconventional Hydrocarbons, stating (para 4.109): “It is considered that there is no justifiable reason in planning policy terms to separate[…]

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In November 2015, County Councillors on the Planning Committee expressed deep concern for wildlife, including all 5 native species of owls, residing just 125m away from an exploratory fracking site at Misson Springs, North Nottinghamshire. Their concerns led to a condition implemented to not allow any construction to take place[…]

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28th March County Hall protest

Anti-fracking campaigners from the group Frack Free Nottinghamshire were this morning protesting and leafleting Councillors at Nottinghamshire County Council’s County Hall. Campaigners were also joined by anti-fracking protectors carrying with them a homemade paper-mache owl to highlight the significance for the protection of owls.   The protest was based around[…]

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Nottinghamshire Minerals Plan – Issues & Options Consultation (to Jan 2018) Comments are required by 14 January 2018. The consultation is asking what issues should be considered in this review of the Minerals Plan which will cover 2020 to 2036. (The previous consultation has been abandoned and they are starting[…]

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Two applications for fracking exploration in Nottinghamshire have now been approved and are due to start site construction in January 2018. It’s important to let your councillors know how you feel. This will help them realise how many people in the area oppose fracking, and encourage them to find out more[…]

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