Concert held in ongoing protest over gas test-drilling plans

Campaigners in the Vale of Glamorgan have staged a concert in an ongoing protest over plans to test-drill for shale gas in the area, which they fear could lead to the controversial process of fracking.

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Developers drilling elsewhere with 'no major incidents'

Cliff Patten, Planning Consultant for Coastal Oil and Gas Ltd - whose applications to test drill for gas are being considered by Vale of Glamorgan Council this evening - says the company has drilled six boreholes in South Wales "without any major incidents."

He told our Correspondent Carole Green "this is a fairly ordinary application - hundreds of these have been drilled" throughout the UK.

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