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Fracking meeting: Councillors to hear from objectors

A decision on whether fracking will be allowed in North Yorkshire is expected tonight.

The meeting resumes today. It began on Friday. Credit: ITV Yorkshire

The County Council's planning committee has today resumed considering an application to frack for shale gas at Kirby Misperton. The meeting began on Friday.

This morning councillors are hearing from the last few objectors to the scheme. They will then hear from those in favour.

Anti-facking protesters in Northallerton Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Anti- fracking campaigners are once again outside County Hall in Northallerton.


Final decision to be made over fracking in North Yorkshire

The final decision will be made today about whether the country's first fracking in five years can go ahead in North Yorkshire.

Hundreds of campaigners protested outside the meeting on Friday Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Hundreds of campaigners protested outside the meeting on Friday after planning officers recommended permission be granted to Third Energy to drill for shale gas on the edge of Kirby Misperton, between Malton and Pickering.

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Soldiers and veterans celebrate Light Dragoons' 300th birthday

Soldiers and veterans have celebrated the 300 anniversary of the Light Dragoons.

The event, at Gaza Barracks in Catterick Garrison, marked the impressive history of the Light Dragoons, which was formed from an amalgamation of older Regiments.

Among the guests, were a widow of one of the soldiers who had served with the Regiment and former members who had survived terrible injuries Julie Harrison reports.


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