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...]

140 Yorkshire heritage spots covered by fracking exploration licences

The Yorkshire Post reports; Fens, woodland and marshland as well as dozens of much loved Yorkshire beauty spots now fall under shale gas exploration licences. New research undertaken by the independent House of Commons library and Sheffield Heeley MP Louise Haigh show that one sixth of Yorkshire’s protected landscape, including 140 Sites of Special Scientific Interest … [Read more...]