BARCLAYS PULL INVESTMENT OUT OF STRUGGLING THIRD ENERGY.

RACK FREE RYEDALE PRESS RELEASE 15/05/2017 BARCLAYS PULL OUT OF THIRD ENERGY Last week at their AGM, Barclays’ Chairman John McFarlane told a packed hall of their shareholders that the bank would be pulling their money out of Third Energy – the company they own the majority of and that is licensed to frack at Kirby Misperton in Ryedale, North Yorkshire. Reports suggest that … [Read more...]

INEOS TAKEOVER THREATENS TO REVIVE RYEDALE GAS PROCESSING PLANT PLANS

Fracking company INEOS's recent takeover of a rival energy company, Moorland Energy, has revived concerns that the company may be planning to build a gas processing plant near Thornton le Dale. Planning permission for this plant was approved in 2010 by the then Secretary of State for Communities, Eric Pickles, after the application was rejected by the NYCC. INEOS took control … [Read more...]

Third Energy fail to publish their company accounts on time, amid growing concerns about the companies financial stability

Residents facing fracking in North Yorkshire have highlighted the failure of Third Energy to submit its company accounts on time.[1] This has resulted in a threat from the Registrar of Companies to Third Energy to strike it off the registry and dissolve the company [2] This is not the first time this has happened: in January 2013 the company received a similar letter … [Read more...]

Please sign the People’s Declaration against fracking

THE PEOPLE’S DECLARATION – PLEASE SIGN In the wake of North Yorkshire County Council’s outrageous decision to allow fracking at Kirby Misperton, despite overwhelming opposition from all across the local community, Frack Free Ryedale – in conjunction with Friends of the Earth and 38 Degrees – have launched THE PEOPLE’S DECLARATION to demand no fracking in Yorkshire, and no … [Read more...]

hundreds attend protest in Scarborough against fracking in Yorkshire

Well done and thank you to everyone who braved the weather to attend the protest organised by Frack Free Scarborough and Frack Free Ryedale in Scarborough today. On Monday the 25th of April the Uk’s pro-fracking PR machine roled into Scarborough to host an event at Scarborough SPA  titled  “The future business opportunities of North Yorkshire onshore oil and … [Read more...]

Future of fracking in Ryedale to be decided on 20 May

North Yorkshire County Council has announced that Third Energy's planning application for fracking at Kirby Misperton will be decided by their Planning Committee on Friday 20th May. Find out how you can do your bit to persuade North Yorkshire County Councillors to stand up for the people and reject the application - ACT NOW Details on what will happen on Decision Day will … [Read more...]

Ryedale District Council decision on KM8

On Tuesday 15th March, Ryedale District Council's Planning Committee will decide whether or not to object to Third Energy's application to frack at Kirby Misperton. Their recommendation will have significant influence on the final decision due to be taken at County Hall in Northallerton in April. Take action today - Contact your Ryedale district councillor and ask them to … [Read more...]