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  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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Please join us at the Lincolnshire Poacher on the 2nd Monday of the month to hear our latest updates about the plan to stop fracking in Nottinghamshire. Teas/Coffees, fine ales and great food are usually available within the pub, so we don’t meet on an empty stomach! Come along if[…]

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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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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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