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Frack Free York demands fracking protections to be added to Local Plan.

Tomorrow, councillors from throughout Yorkshire will meet to discuss the introduction of a new Joint Waste and Minerals Plan (JWMP) for City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council and North Yorkshire County Council. This plan present a unique opportunity…Continue Reading →

Frack Free York Members engage attendees outside Liberal Democrat Conference in York

On Saturday 12 March, several Frack Free York members and members of other regional anti-fracking groups joined forces to distribute leaflets and engage with attendees of the Liberal Democrat conference in York. The event was a success, with several passers-by…Continue Reading →

Take action: Joint Waste and Minerals Plan

The Joint Waste and Mineral Plan is currently being negotiated by City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council and North Yorkshire Moors National Park. This plan, when enacted, will outline how each of these areas deal with a host…Continue Reading →

Frack Free York supports Global Divestment Day with Barclays protest

On Friday 13th February, Frack-Free York participated in a protest outside Barclays bank in York to support the international ‘Global Divestment Day’ movement. Members of Frack-Free York were on hand to privide information about fracking and divestment, as well as…Continue Reading →

Fracking equipment arrived at West Newton, ‘mini frac’ to commence in earnest

It was a sad day yesterday as 50+ trucks arrived in convoy to deliver fracking equipment to the West Newton site. Outnumbered by police officers, protesters were kettled and unable to slow or deter the convoy under threat of arrest.