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Over 1000 campaigners take part in anti-fracking demonstration

Campaigners from Yorkshire were among over a thousand protestors in Manchester today at a demonstration against fracking.

Credit: ITV Yorkshire

They are angry at plans to allow companies to use the controversial method of natural gas extraction in our region.

Credit: ITV Yorkshire

They say drilling for shale could cause damage to the environment. But the government says the technique is safe and will ensure an energy supply for the country.