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Why is India drilling deep into an earthquake hotspot? - BBC News - BBC News

Jul 19 2017

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Why is India drilling deep into an earthquake hotspot? - BBC News
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In the windswept skein of mountains in India's Western Ghats, geologists are drilling some of Asia's deepest boreholes in an audacious attempt to unlock the ...

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Sydney Newman, Co-Creator Of Doctor Who, Told The BBC To Cast A Woman In 1986 - Bleeding Cool News

Jul 17 2017

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Sydney Newman, Co-Creator Of Doctor Who, Told The BBC To Cast A Woman In 1986
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In the mid-eighties, Doctor Who was put on hiatus. There was a real danger the show might have been cancelled there and then after a less-than-stellar run with Colin Baker in the lead. In an attempt to revive the series, the Canadian TV producer Sydney ...

Fracking site at Preston New Road to see 24-hour police presence - BBC News

Jul 11 2017

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Fracking site at Preston New Road to see 24-hour police presence
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A Lancashire fracking site is to receive round-the-clock policing due to an increase in protests, according to the local force. Neighbouring forces are currently helping Lancashire Constabulary at the site near Preston as campaigners stage a month of ...

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Nine charged over Preston New Road fracking site blockade - BBC News

Jul 4 2017

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Nine charged over Preston New Road fracking site blockade
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Nine people, including a Lancashire county councillor, have been charged after an anti-fracking protest. The Green Party's Gina Dowding was one of six women and three men arrested at the Cuadrilla site on Preston New Road on Monday. All have been ...

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Councillors in Preston New Road fracking site blockade - BBC News

Jul 3 2017

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Councillors in Preston New Road fracking site blockade
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Three councillors and an ex-civil servant have locked themselves together near a Lancashire fracking site where they claim a drill is due to arrive. They were among 13 people who began their protest at about 03:00 BST at Cuadrilla's Preston New Road site.

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Third Energy submits final North Yorkshire fracking plans - BBC News

Jul 3 2017

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Third Energy submits final North Yorkshire fracking plans
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An energy company has submitted its final plans to start fracking for shale gas in North Yorkshire. Third Energy was granted planning permission for the site at Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering in May 2016. The Hydraulic Fracture Plan (HFP ...

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New MP claims credit for ice cream - and cafe culture - BBC News

Jun 29 2017

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New MP claims credit for ice cream - and cafe culture
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Ms Antoniazzi used her speech to oppose fracking and urge ministers to sign off the proposed Swansea tidal lagoon. She also reflected on her own heritage. "My Italian family name is embedded in the Gower constituency," she said. "The introduction of ...

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Signs of oil found at Broadford Bridge test drilling site - BBC News

Jun 23 2017

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Signs of oil found at Broadford Bridge test drilling site
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Some evidence of oil deposits has been found at a test drilling site in West Sussex, an energy company says. UKOG said the sample was taken from a depth of about 4,000ft (1,200m) at Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst. Engineers said it had been ...

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Fracking in Lancashire given go-ahead by government - BBC News

Oct 6 2016

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Fracking in Lancashire given go-ahead by government
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Horizontal fracking can go ahead, the government has said, in a landmark ruling for the UK shale gas industry. Communities Secretary Sajid Javid has approved plans for fracking at Cuadrilla's Preston New Road site at Little Plumpton in Lancashire.

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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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