On 2 August, Kit Bennett, Chair of Frack Free York, met the Labour Party Group on City of York Council. At the meeting, the councillors listened to him explain a number of key risks associated with unconventional gas extraction and…Continue Reading →
On Monday next week (April 25th) the Onshore Energy Services Group (OESG) is holding a conference for the oil and gas sector in Scarborough, entitled “The future business opportunities of North Yorkshire onshore oil and gas”. The OESG is a…Continue Reading →
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 →
Source: drillordrop.com The government has announced measures to take decisions on fracking plans out of local authority hands. It will also consider ruling where companies appeal against a refusal of planning permission. A statement this morning by the Energy Secretary,…Continue Reading →
Source: drillordrop.com Yesterday, Rathlin Energy announced that it will cease exploratory work at its well site at Crawberry Hill in the East Riding of Yorkshire. In their statement, Rathlin Energy cited the low oil price, costs of testing and the low probability…Continue Reading →
On 2nd July 2015, Frack Free Scarborough held their fist public meeting. Our founder and former chair, John Cossham, attended the meeting to lend his support. Videos of the meeting can be found below: Part 1
Third Energy UK Gas Limited have applied to North Yorkshire County Council for planning permission to hydraulically stimulate and test various geological formations at KMA well site, Alma Farm in Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire.
On Tuesday 17 March, several Frack-Free York members met up with Rachael Maskell, the Labour Party Parliamentary Candidate to discuss their concerns about fracking and ask any questions they had about Labour Party policy.
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 →
Members of a number of Yorkshire anti-fracking groups, including Frack Free Ryedale, Frack Free North Yorkshire and Frack Free York are staging a peaceful static demonstration on today, Friday 9th January, from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The demonstration is outside the…Continue Reading →