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HAWAF to be Launched with Screening of Groundswell Rising

Haxby and Wiggington Against Fracking (HAWAF) will be lauched on 3 February with a screening of Groundswell Rising, a documentary about the effect of fracking in the USA and the anti-fracking campaign there. The screening will take place in Haxby…Continue Reading →

Result of the KM8 Judicial Review

The result of the judicial review into the planning decision has been released and unfortunately Mrs Justice Lang has rejected both of the challenges to the decision to carry out fracking at the KM8 gas well in Kirby Misperton. This…Continue Reading →

Have Your Say on The Joint Minerals and Waste Plan

The final round of consultation is now open on the Joint Minerals and Waste Plan (JMWP). This very important document will determine the way in whcih planning applications for waste and minerals development in the region are decided in future….Continue Reading →

I am Tina Too

Lancashire anti-fracking campaigner and nana Tina Rothery will be in court in Preston on 9 December, facing the threat of prison and Frack Free York will be there to support her. She has been found guilty of contempt of court…Continue Reading →

Meet the Regulators on 29 November

The Environment Agency, Oil and Gas Authority, Health and Safety Executive and Public Health England will be in York on 29 November to answer your questions about the oil and gas industry and fracking. You will be able to meet…Continue Reading →

Say No to The Dakota Access Pipeline

On Tuesday 15 November there will be a rally and a vigil in St. Helens Square to oppose the Dakota Access Pipeline and stand in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux and all those who are affected by the violent…Continue Reading →

Seismic Surveys are Coming to Yorkshire

Last year large areas of Yorkshire were opened up fo shale gas under the 14th onshore license round. Companies like INEOS, IGas and Cuadrilla now plan to carry out widespread drilling and fracking in the county. However there are several…Continue Reading →

Boycott Barclays the Fracking Bank

  On 29 October, Frack Free York held a protest outside Barclays Bank on Parliament Street. We did this to highlight the fact that Barclays Bank own 97% of Third Energy, the company that plans to frack the KM8 well…Continue Reading →