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Ryedale and The People’s Declaration

In light of the recent approval of exploratory drilling in Ryedale, Yorkshire, Lewes Against Fracking add their voice to those opposed to the decision.  The news and its implications regarding the potential introduction of the process on a wider scale … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Bill Rally Monday 26th January and Other News

On Monday 26th January there will be a rally outside Parliament on the day of voting on the controversial Infrastructure Bill.  MPs will vote on both a proposal to ban fracking and plans to allow fracking under people’s homes without … Continue reading

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Lewes Against Fracking join 205 UK groups in letter to Prime Minister

December 10th 2014 Dear Prime Minister Cameron, We write to you on a matter of considerable public importance. Your Government is promoting a fracking agenda and has stated its commitment to go ‘all out for shale gas’, but a significant … Continue reading

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“Stop backing the wrong horse” Norman Baker urges government over energy policy

Norman Baker delivered a comprehensive rebuttal of government policy over shale oil and gas extraction this week in a special debate at Westminster Hall. He contrasted statements from the Chancellor and Treasury that there is “huge potential from fracking” and … Continue reading

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GATHER IN LONDON THIS WED 26TH November at 11am

The Bianca Jagger Human Rights Foundation commissioned a report on fracking and the devastating impact on human rights. This report will be presented to politicians this Wednesday, and Bianca Jagger has asked EVERYONE to come along and offer support. Bring … Continue reading

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Westminster Hall and the Infrastructure Bill – PLEASE CONTACT NORMAN BAKER TODAY!

As Norman Baker has called a debate about fracking in Westminster Hall this Tuesday morning – 25th November – it would be great if as many people as possible could contact him to help bolster any anti-fracking arguments with a … Continue reading

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ACTION AT HORSE HILL, SURREY AS DRILLING EQUIPMENT MOVED

  The last few days have been marked by scenes of action at Horse Hill, Surrey, where drilling equipment is in the process of being moved, possibly to a site at Billingshurst, West Sussex. The drilling operator, Horse Hill Developments … Continue reading

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