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Ineos expands into North Sea oil and gas exploration - BBC News

Nov 21 2017

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Ineos expands into North Sea oil and gas exploration
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Douglas Fraser, business and economy editor, BBC Scotland. Ineos has grown rapidly to take on a widening range of strategically important assets in the UK and far beyond. It does so with a management team tightly grouped around chairman Jim Ratcliffe ...

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Why the fracking fight in Kirby Misperton rumbles on - BBC News

Nov 20 2017

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Why the fracking fight in Kirby Misperton rumbles on
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It was a village that was at one time known only for its proximity to the Flamingo Land theme park. But for months now, Kirby Misperton has become synonymous with the divisive world of fracking. "Being a single parent, my 'arrest plan' is stuck on the ...

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Preston New Road anti-fracking councillor 'would protest again' - BBC News

Nov 17 2017

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Preston New Road anti-fracking councillor 'would protest again'
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A Lancashire county councillor found guilty of obstructing the highway during an anti-fracking protest has said she "would do it again". The Green Party's Gina Dowding was one of 12 people convicted at Blackpool Magistrates' Court over a protest at ...

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Kirby Misperton fracking site police costs hits £400000 - BBC News

Nov 16 2017

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Kirby Misperton fracking site police costs hits £400000
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The cost of policing anti-fracking protests at a site in North Yorkshire has more than doubled in a month, the county's Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) says. Figures show the force spent £233,704 policing the Kirby Misperton operation in October ...

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Little Plumpton fracking households to share £100000 - BBC News

Nov 6 2017

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Little Plumpton fracking households to share £100000
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Residents living near a fracking site in Lancashire are to receive up to £2,000 each as part of a shale gas exploration payment from Cuadrilla. As agreed with the government, the energy firm will give £100,000 to the local community for each well ...

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Kirby Misperton: Hundreds in anti-fracking union march - BBC News

Nov 4 2017

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Kirby Misperton: Hundreds in anti-fracking union march
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About 200 people have taken part in a trade union anti-fracking march. Marchers gathered outside Kirby Misperton village hall in North Yorkshire and headed to Third Energy's KM8 well. Organisers from the Unite union said it was to show solidarity with ...

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Ten cleared over Lancashire anti-fracking protest - BBC News

Nov 3 2017

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Ten cleared over Lancashire anti-fracking protest
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Ten Greenpeace protesters involved in an anti-fracking protest have been cleared of obstructing a highway. The group of five men and five women sat on the ground in front of shale gas firm Cuadrilla's test site at Little Plumpton, Lancashire, on 3 May ...

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Police take child to school as anti-fracking protesters cause road closures - BBC News

Nov 1 2017

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Police take child to school as anti-fracking protesters cause road closures
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Resident Ruth Hardie, delayed trying to bring her daughter home from hospital, described it as a constant grind. She told BBC Radio York: "They don't seem to understand the pressure they are putting on the villagers." Others have described the ...

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Kirby Misperton fracking demo police 'heavy-handed' - BBC News

Oct 26 2017

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Kirby Misperton fracking demo police 'heavy-handed'
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YP Letters: Environment matters more than frackingYorkshire Post

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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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