Facts Before Fracks in Sheriff Hutton

Sheriff Hutton Village Hall - Wednesday 9th March - 7pm-10pm Hear Dr Tim Thornton, retired North Yorkshire GP, talk about the basics of fracking and its potential risks to human and animal health. Dr Thornton's presentation will be followed by the short film "Living With Fracking". The film is about the impact of fracking on rural Pennsylvania, filmed by Ryedale residents … [Read more...]

Third Energy safety failures exposed

DAMNING REPORT ON THIRD ENERGY SAFETY FAILURES AND INSPECTION REGIMES To read a Word Document version of this page, please click on the link below. This version also includes screenshots of the original documents that have been obtained under Freedom of Information requests. Third Energy safety record failures - briefing document Third Energy claim that they have an … [Read more...]

David Rovics World Tour comes to Hovingham

American independent singer/songwriter David Rovics will head the bill at what promises to be a great evening of song and entertainment. The event, proceeds of which will support Frack Free Ryedale, will be on Saturday 5th March at Hovingham Village Hall. Support acts include local poet and comedian Kate Fox and singer Uncle PAF. Tickets available here … [Read more...]

KM8 – HOW TO OBJECT – Time frame extended please object today

Our friends at Frack Free Ryedale have put together a fantastic & easy to follow guidance sheet explaining how concerned members of the public can object to Third Energy's KM8 planning application; Third Energy have applied to frack their existing KM8 well at the company’s Kirby Misperton well-site. You can view the application documents on the NYCC Online Planning … [Read more...]

Bad news for North Yorkshire as the UK government leases more land to the fracking industry

The UK government has this week announced the results of the 14th onshore PEDL licensing round. The latest announcement by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC ) confirms that large areas of North Yorkshire and beyond have been sold off to the UK fracking industry. This move is likely to further anger residents of North Yorkshire, 86% of whom are against … [Read more...]

Large areas of Yorkshire sold off for ‘Fracking’ in DECC’s latest licensing round

The UK government has today announced the first results of the 14th onshore PEDL licensing round. The latest announcement by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC ) confirms that large areas of North Yorkshire and beyond have been sold off to the UK fracking industry. This move is likely to further anger residents of North Yorkshire 79% of whom are against … [Read more...]

THIRD ENERGY TO APPLY FOR PERMISSION TO START FRACKING AT KIRBY MISPERTON

Third Energy have announced that they will be applying for permission to frack at their existing KM8 well-site at Kirby Misperton. According to Third Energy, the first consultation will identify areas of potential environmental impact for the Environmental Risk Assessment for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC). This will be followed by wider public … [Read more...]