Fracking: Battle lines are drawn… and fracking war is just starting

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The Yorkshire Post understands that Ineos, which carried out a seismic survey last year across nearly 100 square miles of Derbyshire and North Nottinghamshire as well as submitting planning applications for three wells, expects to do similar work in Yorkshire … Continue reading

Fracking firm accused of ‘bypassing local democracy’ by requesting planning inquiries

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A GLOBAL chemicals giant has been accused of bypassing local democracy and using “bully-boy tactics” to push through controversial fracking applications in South Yorkshire and North Derbyshire. Earlier this year Ineos lodged plans to drill exploratory wells for shale gas … Continue reading

Tibetan monks offer help to anti-frackers

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ANTI-FRACKING campaigners have received an offer of help from an unexpected source in their battle to save the countryside from drilling — a band of Tibetan monks. The Gyuto Monks, who practise Tibetan Buddhism, will visit Woodsetts on Saturday to … Continue reading