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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We have produced a letter for you to send to your current local MP, and any candidates for the upcoming General Election. This is the start of the Frack Free Notts pre-election campaign, where we are establishing what our politicians are really planning with regards to fracking. When you get a[…]

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We’ve got 2 great events coming up where you can find out more about what fracking is and what it’s impacts are. Firstly, we’ve teamed up with Nottingham Contemporary to screen Frack Free Somerset’s film ‘The Truth Behind the Dash for Gas‘ – this is a UK-based film that puts[…]

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Since August 2014, a group of volunteers from Nottingham, Bassetlaw and South Yorkshire have been knocking on people’s doors in the villages of Everton, Mattersey and Misson in North East Bassetlaw asking them one question: Do you want your village to be frack free? In January 2015, we can finally[…]

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Members of Frack Free Nottinghamshire (FFN) visited the MP for Newark, Robert Jenrick at his constituency office on Friday 9 January, regarding the Infrastructure Bill currently making its way through Parliament. Mr Jenrick is a member of the Public Bill Committee investigating the Infrastructure Bill before it reports to the House on 15 January.[…]

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Nearly 2000 signatures from North Bassetlaw residents opposed to fracking will be put before the Nottinghamshire County Council’s January meeting next Thursday ( 15th January). The petition will be presented by County Councillor Pamela Skelding of Retford. It is calls upon the County Council not to agree to the controversial process[…]

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