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Community groups unite in fracking protest

Scores of people have marched through North Derbyshire to protest against fracking. Community groups from Yorkshire, Derbyshire and beyond joined forces to raise awareness of their campaign and call for an end to all plans to drill for shale gas anywhere in the country. Lisa Adlam reports.


Councillors reject bid to drill for oil and gas

Campaigners outside council meetng

Councillors in Lincolnshire have unexpectedly rejected a bid to drill for oil and gas at a site in North Lincolnshire

Campaigners said the proposal was akin to fracking - a claim denied by the company behind the plan. But councillors in Scunthorpe sided with the objectors. James Webster was at today's meeting.

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