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Frack Free Notts has teamed up with Navigate (previously Seeds for Change) to run a training on building confidence and learning the facts about fracking. Ever struggled to talk about fracking to neighbours and strangers? This training is for you! The session will be fully interactive – no powerpoint –[…]

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We were expecting the decision on Nottinghamshire’s 2nd exploratory drilling application at Tinker Lane (between Barnby Moor and Blyth in Bassetlaw) to be this month, February 2017. However it has been announced this week that IGas were asked to provide more information in order for the planning officer to make[…]

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for the love of trees 18th feb

For the love of trees, NO fracking! Saturday 18th February, 12pm-2pm, Major Oak, Sherwood Forest Under the boughs of the Major Oak Come along and say hello Find out more about what fracking is What is a seismic survey? The possible ecological impact and how fracking in this area will[…]

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INEOS

Frack Free Notts will be debating INEOS Shale on Monday 6th February, 7.30pm at Canalhouse pub (upstairs), Nottingham. The debate is being held by Nottingham Secular Society. Come along, bring your friends, hear both sides, and make up your minds. Please come and support us!

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Even though the official deadline for comments on the Tinker Lane planning application (2nd exploratory drilling application in Notts) was July 2016, comments can be submitted up until the day of the decision meeting, which at this point is Tuesday 21st February 2017. Find out how to object and details[…]

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In December 2016 the Church of England (the Bishop of Salisbury) produced a paper on shale gas, which is very weak in its presentation of the case against fracking and thus implicitly supports it. Since then, the report has received criticism. Below are two reports documenting this criticism: Mike Hill[…]

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robin-hood-fracking

A recent FOI request from Friends of the Earth has revealed that INEOS have plans to carry out seismic surveys around Sherwood Forest, including areas nearby to the Major Oak. View the map Find out more about seismic surveys Pauline from the Frack Free Sherwood Forest & Edwinstowe group said:[…]

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Frack Free Notts are extremely disappointed by the decision made on the 15th November by the NCC planning committee to approve the application by IGas for exploratory drilling at Misson Springs. In particular we are disappointed that the committee members did not fully explore the options open to them to[…]

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