Anti-fracking campaigners gather in Sheffield ahead of major march

Fracking protestors in Eckington near Sheffield Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Anti-fracking campaigners gather in the centre of Eckington, nearSheffield, ahead of a major march and rally.

Hundreds of protestors from the villages of Marsh Lane, Coal Aston, Bolsover, Mosborough and Eckington are expected to gather later at the site of proposed fracking operations in Marsh Lane.

The chemicals giant Ineos has submitted a planning application to Derbyshire County Council.

Hundreds of anti-fracking campaigners join the march through Eckington on its way to the village of Marsh Lane. Credit: ITV Yorkshire