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Protesters fined for 'obstruction' in first trial over Kirby Misperton fracking

Two protesters have been fined over £200 for 'obstruction' in the first trial about the Kirby Misperton fracking site.

Julia Collins and Ronald Holloran were arrested in October Credit: North Yorkshire Police

Julia Collins and Ronald Holloran were arrested in October after they sat on top of a wooden tower outside the entrance to the site in North Yorkshire.

It was part of an ongoing campaign to stop Third Energy drilling for shale gas - where police made a total of eighty-five arrests for what they describe as unreasonable protest activity.