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...]

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...]