Let’s not get carried away that fracking has been ‘banned’! We’re a long way from that just yet. As we’re all too aware, the Conservative Party would only see fit to halt fracking ventures just as much as they would announce new nurses/police/money for schools in the build up[…]

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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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Frack Free Nottinghamshire are beyond disappointed by the decision of Nottinghamshire County Council’s Planning Committee to approve the application by Dart Energy for exploratory drilling at the Tinker Lane site in Bassetlaw. This is the second approval in Bassetlaw, forming the start of an industrial gas field. This approval is[…]

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If you haven’t yet written to the county councillors about the Tinker Lane planning application, please do it ASAP as the planning meeting is this Tuesday (21st March). And join us from 9am on the day outside County Hall in West Bridgford, bring placards and your voices. The press should[…]

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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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The Nottinghamshire County Council Planning Officer, Oliver Meek, has recommended that the Planning Committee approve IGas Energy’s application to explore for shale gas at Misson Springs. This recommendation comes despite thousands of written objections from local residents, as well as objections from Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust, RSPB, CPRE Nottinghamshire, Notts Ramblers, Misson Parish Council,[…]

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