Fracking (the extraction of shale gas from the ground) is to be given a tax incentive. A company has applied for permission to frack the ground in the Mendips. Environmentalists are worried it will affect Bath's hot springs network and possibly cause minor earthquakes.
The tax incentive could encourage more applications. George Osborne says shale gas extraction 'is part of the future and we will make it happen.'
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After days of sunshine it's going to be a glum day tomorrow. For the rest of the week, it's sunshine and showers.
After the sunshine of recent days, it will be wet but mild overnight and expect a miserable day tomorrow
Some services are to relocate from Exeter Bus Station from Sunday 17 June to allow for work to start on a major redevelopment.