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 →

Free Screening of Groundswell Rising on 8 November

Frack Free York are holding a screening of Groundswell Rising from 7pm on 8 November, with a live Q&A with Executive Producer Mark Lichty. This insightful documentary brings us into the lives of those directly impacted by fracking and those…Continue Reading →

Unite Against Fracking on 12 November

Frack Free York will be in Manchester to join the Unite Against Frack Demonstration on 12 November. This national demonstration will draw anti-fracking protesters from across the country. We hope you will be there to join us. With the government…Continue Reading →

Julian Sturdy’s Views on Fracking

On 15 October Leigh Coghill, Secretary of Frack-Free York met her MP Julian Sturdy along with other constituents to talk to him about climate change. Leigh pointed out that the ‘fugitive emissions’ (leaks) which are an inevitable part of the…Continue Reading →

An Update on the Joint Minerals and Waste Plan

The Joint Minerals and Waste Plan (JMWP) is a document being produced by City of York Council, North Yorkshire County Council and North York Moors National Park. The JMWP is importnat becuase it will govern how planning decisions on minerals,…Continue Reading →

A Message of Solidarity with Lancashire

Following the government’s decision to allow fracking at Preston New Road, people gathered outside York Minster to show solidarity with Lancashire and record a message of support shown in this video. Despite this terrible decision, the campaign against fracking continues…Continue Reading →

An Audience with Josh Fox

Josh Fox, director of Gasland and Gasland Part II will be in York on 15 October for an evening of talk, music and inspiration. He will be sharing film clips at the Priory Street Centre including extra material and scenes…Continue Reading →

Support Lancashire on Saturday

Last year, Lancashire County Council rejected 2 applications by Cuadrilla to frack, at locations between Preston and Blackpool. On Thursday we heard the deeply disappointing news that Sajid Javid, the Communities Secretary, had decided to allow fracking at Preston New…Continue Reading →

Object to Third Energy’s Plans for Ebberston Moor

Third Energy, the company that was given planning permission to frack at Kirby Misperton, has now made another planning application. This time it is to keep their existing gas well at their Ebberston Moor 3 site in the North York…Continue Reading →