Dear Supporter Two recent Government announcements have been made in their continued attempts to get the fracking industry started. The first was that councils who are slow to make decisions on planning applications for unconventional gas will lose the right
Dear Supporter The past week has been the busiest ever for news about unconventional gas extraction in the UK. As we continue to prepare to fight the appeal, these wider events are very significant for our future here in Dudleston.
The unrestricted use of fossil fuels must end soon if the world is to avoid dangerous climate change. That is the central message of a stark new report from the UN-backed Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The IPCC urges that
A decision over plans to drill for methane in north Shropshire has been postponed by the local authority. Dart Energy has applied for permission to dig a test borehole to check for coal bed methane on farmland in Dudleston, near Ellesmere. About
When parish councillor Chris Hesketh volunteered to form a local group to challenge plans to drill for gas in north Shropshire, he had little idea how people would respond. The rural constituency, held by former environment secretary Owen Paterson, is the safest Tory
Dear Supporters Please click on both links below to object to the Lancashire applications. It is very important to lend our support to other villages under threat. Many thanks FrackFreeDudleston All Anti-Fracking groups As you may recall I wrote out
The bidding process for licences to extract shale gas – using the controversial process fracking – will begin later on Monday (28th July 2014). About half the UK is open to exploration, but tightened rules cover areas of outstanding beauty.
Test drilling for coal in Shropshire would be a complete waste of time, an anti-fracking campaigner has said. Dart Energy wants permission to drill a temporary coal bed methane exploration borehole on land north west of The Brooklands, Dudleston, near
West Sussex council unanimously rejects Celtique Energie’s planning application to explore for shale oil near village of Wisborough Green A fracking firm’s plans to explore for shale oil in West Sussex have been unanimously rejected by the council, in a
An important message from FrackFreeDudleston IT IS TIME TO OBJECT!!! We all have a short space of time to object to the Coal Bed Methane (CBM) test drill application. The deadline for comments is currently 14th July, but may be