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Five more charged over fracking protests in North Yorkshire - BBC News

Sep 22 2017

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Five more charged over fracking protests in North Yorkshire
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Five more people have been charged with offences relating to protests at a shale gas fracking site in North Yorkshire. The four women and one man were arrested at Kirby Misperton on Thursday and will appear at York Magistrates' Court in October.

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Kirby Misperton fracking: Police investigate bats at site - BBC News

Sep 21 2017

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Kirby Misperton fracking: Police investigate bats at site
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Police are investigating whether protected species of bats are at a North Yorkshire fracking site. Friends of the Earth wrote to police suggesting their potential presence at Kirby Misperton. Third Energy, which was given permission to operate a site ...
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Kirby Misperton fracking: Further arrests outside fracking site - BBC News

Sep 20 2017

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Kirby Misperton fracking: Further arrests outside fracking site
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Further arrests have been made during protests outside a shale gas fracking site in North Yorkshire. About 20 people had been moved from the site gates in Kirby Misperton before they sat down on the road at about 10:30 BST. A 53-year-old man, ...

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Kirby Misperton fracking: Protesters arrested as equipment arrives - BBC News

Sep 19 2017

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Kirby Misperton fracking: Protesters arrested as equipment arrives
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Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering, is due to be the first UK site to carry out the technique since a ban was lifted in 2012, the BBC understands. Third Energy said it had been operating safely for 20 years in the area and, left alone, it ...

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Ineos fracking protest injunctions extended by High Court - BBC News

Sep 13 2017

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Ineos fracking protest injunctions extended by High Court
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Temporary injunctions described as "draconian" which aim to prevent disruption by anti-fracking protesters have been extended. Petrochemicals giant Ineos brought the action to stop protest tactics like walking and lying in front of lorries. The ...

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Fracking lorries to begin driving to Kirby Misperton - BBC News

Sep 12 2017

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Fracking lorries to begin driving to Kirby Misperton
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... for the site at Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering in North Yorkshire, in May 2016. It is due to be the first UK site to carry out the technique since a ban was lifted in 2012, the BBC understands. Protester Ian Conlan said: "We exist to ...

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Police plea over Kirby Misperton anti-fracking protests - BBC News

Sep 5 2017

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Police plea over Kirby Misperton anti-fracking protests
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Anti-fracking protesters have been urged not to cause disruption to people living near to a site where drilling is due to start in the next few months. North Yorkshire Police made the plea at a meeting to outline their plans for policing demonstrations ...

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Lancashire fracking: Campaigners wait for appeal decision - BBC News

Aug 31 2017

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Lancashire fracking: Campaigners wait for appeal decision
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Campaigners will face a wait over their appeal to quash a decision to allow fracking at a site in Lancashire. Court of Appeal judges have reserved their decision on the challenges brought by Preston New Road Action Group (PNRAG) and campaigner Gayzer ...

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Fracking in North Yorkshire to begin 'before end of year' - BBC News

Aug 31 2017

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Fracking in North Yorkshire to begin 'before end of year'
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Fracking for shale gas will start before the end of the year at a North Yorkshire site, the firm behind plans has said. Confirmation came as around 100 people protested outside a meeting organised by Third Energy to update residents. It was granted ...

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Lancashire fracking: Appeal judges urged to overturn decision - BBC News

Aug 30 2017

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Lancashire fracking: Appeal judges urged to overturn decision
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Anti-fracking campaigners have urged judges to quash a government decision to permit fracking in Lancashire. Preston New Road Action Group (PNRAG), along with environmental campaigner Gayzer Frackman, have taken their fight to the Court of Appeal ...

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  1. I run U3A in Taunton (an organisation for retired persons with active minds). Every month we have a meeting with a speaker. In December we have a presentation from Frack Free Somerset. Does anybody know of a speaker I could contact to put the advantages of Fracking to our group in the new year?

    Barry Ansell

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