Residents came from all over Nottinghamshire on Saturday afternoon of a weekend usually reserved for loved ones and flowers. Fracking and the larger industrial-size concerns of gasfield production was the meaning for this gathering, organised by Frack Free Nottinghamshire. From Broxtowe to Bingham, Clifton to Misson, people had come together[…]

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IGas have submitted a planning application to install monitoring boreholes at Misson Springs in Bassetlaw. The reason for this is because the Infrastructure Act passed requires companies to carry out 12 months of monitoring before fracking can begin. Read more about the application and how you can object on our[…]

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Paul Mobbs: Beyond Fracking – Tuesday 16 June, 7pm, Nottingham Friends Meeting House Few people are more knowledgeable about the environmental, economic, social and health impacts of unconventional fossil fuel extraction than Paul Mobbs. A range of Paul’s recent articles can be found here http://www.theecologist.org/search.php?q=mobbs&offset=0&submit=Go In this event Paul asks and[…]

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Here’s a very important date for your diaries. On Sunday 31st May the Misson Community Action Group, with the help of Frack Free Nottingham, Bassetlaw Against Fracking and Frack Free South Yorkshire, are holding a parade from Bawtry to Misson to show how strongly people feel about the dangers that fracking poses[…]

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  AN URGENT APPEAL TO ALL ANTI-FRACKING FRIENDS Imagine a small rural village in a peaceful part of North Nottinghamshire. Next to a site of Special Scientific Interest there is a wonderful nature reserve. Soon the birds will be frightened away by 24 hour a day drilling. We expect IGas[…]

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IGas have said they wish to submit their planning application in May. Our friends Frack Free South Yorkshire have organised two public meetings for local residents to find out about the plans for shale gas exploration in Nottinghamshire. Frack Free Notts will be handing out leaflets to houses to inform[…]

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A concerned group of local residents has written to Nottinghamshire County Council’s Health and Wellbeing board to warn that if they allow fracking in the county, it could actually damage the health and wellbeing of its residents. Frack Free Nottinghamshire (FFN) are part of a growing network of communities opposed to[…]

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