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Considerable interest in Fracking debate – 8th March

NOTE: Please be advised that there has been considerable interest in the debate event organised by Kirkbymoorside Town Council. There are a limited number of tickets remaining so anyone interested in the subject should secure a ticket at the earliest opportunity – details below: With Keven Hollingrake MP and Michael Hill – at Lady Lumley’s […]

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Kirby Misperton Protection Camp Weekend

A weekend of celebration and solidarity at the Kirby Misperton Protection Camp. Ryedale District Council, all town councils, and countless parish councils in the vicinity of KM8 opposed the development of fracking in our peaceful region. Over 3000 objections were submitted to the NYCC, who sadly passed planning permission against the will of local people. […]

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Kevin Hollinrake, new Conservative MP for Thirsk & Malton

The new Thirsk & Malton Member of Parliament Kevin Hollinrake, who was elected yesterday, has warned that “everything depends” on a good Brexit deal. Mr Hollinrake made the remarks as the candidates gave their speeches after the results had been read out at around 5am this morning. The speeches also saw Labour candidate Alan Avery […]

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Tour de Frack 27th-28th April 2017

Our story Hello! On Thursday 27th April, two Ryedale cyclists, Stuart & David together with York cyclists, Tom & Graham will set off on a 120 mile ride from Lancashire to Yorkshire, climbing over 6,500 feet. Stuart’s interest in cycling has been revived by the staging of the Tour de France in Yorkshire in 2014 […]

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Living with Fracking event

Fracking is coming. How might it affect you? Wednesday 9th November 7.15pm. Kirkbymoorside Methodist Hall (Chapel). 45 minute film followed by discussion. Guest speaker from Pennsylvania.

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Fracking Question Time, Easingwold, this Saturday

Concerned about fracking? Don’t miss this opportunity to ask your questions at this balanced event. The panel includes people who can speak with authority about a range of issues, including technical and practical aspects, local and central government, regulation and planning. The event is organised by a group of concerned parish councillors in the Husthwaite / […]

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“Fracking Question Time” Easingwold 29th Oct

Concerned about fracking? Don’t miss this opportunity to ask your questions at this balanced event. The panel includes people who can speak with authority about a range of issues, including technical and practical aspects, local and central government, regulation and planning. The event is organised by a group of concerned parish councillors in the Husthwaite / […]

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North Yorkshire County Council Planning Committee given green light to fracking

Despite overwhelming public protest fracking given go ahead

Our town councils have voted against it, our district council have voted against it, the majority of local residents don’t want it but Yorkshire County Council, by a vote of 7-4, have given the go-ahead to fracking. Media coverage BBC Guardian Daily Mail Please share your thoughts on this decision below:

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Say NO to fracking in North Yorkshire

As many of you will know there are plans to begin fracking in North Yorkshire, with an initial project at Kirkby Misperton by the company Third Energy. The Ryedale Council moratorium may have  bought the area some time but the issue of fracking is still a cause for concern; when there is potentially big money involved […]

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A very successful information day about fracking in Helmsley!

Report by Cllr Erica Rose   I was delighted to be involved with putting on this 2 day information event, together with fellow Town Councillor Chris Parkin and a group of local residents concerned about fracking. In total, 148 people attended the event over the 6th and 7th November, despite some changeable and wet weather. […]

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Helmsley hosts Fracking Information Display this weekend

Many local people are concerned about fracking in our area – and with good reason. Recently, the government proposed a large number of new exploration and drilling licences across Ryedale, no less than SIX of which include Helmsley in their “zones of potential impact”; FIVE of them cover Kirkbymoorside as well. Although the licences cover conventional oil […]

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Feast against Fracking event

You are invited to ‘A Middle Eastern Feast’ created by Good Food Guide 2016 chef, Will Mowbray (The Vinehouse, Helmsley and formerly Moro) November 6th at Hovingham Village Hall. Proceeds go to support the Frack Free Ryedale Campaign. BOOK TICKETS. This promises to be a great night out with a good bar too. Sitting on […]

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The Industrialisation of Ryedale

29th October, a free event organised by Frack Free Malton and Norton to be held at the Milton Rooms, Malton. 7-9pm.

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Ryedale Christmas Fair 14th November

Taking place on Saturday November 14th at Hovingham Village Hall, 10am-4pm – supporting Frack Free Ryedale. Download and print this poster

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Ryedale District Council vote for 5 year moratorium on Fracking

This is in reponse to a consultation on Third Energy’s application to drill for gas in the area. Importantly the district council does not have the power to rule on the planning application made by gas firm Third Energy, which wants to frack a well near the village of Kirby Misperton to test if it […]

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Kevin Hollinrake MP’s Report on his Fracking Fact Finding Trip to the USA

Make yourself a cup of tea before starting this report from our MP – it’s a long one. Please feel free to comment below. You can also download and print it off if you prefer.

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THIRTEEN days left to say NO to fracking in Ryedale

Here’s what to do… As you may already know, the County Council has received the first application to frack in Ryedale. Third Energy want to start drilling at Kirkby Misperton (the ‘KM8’ site), but if they succeed, they are likely to be followed by many more applications across Ryedale. As we reported in our last […]

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Coffee and information on fracking

Coffee and information on fracking and its implications for Kirkbymoorside will be on offer in the Moorside Room this Wednesday, September 9. Details below.

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Protest as North Yorkshire gas drilling application approved

Campaigners held a silent protest as the North York Moors National Park Authority approved an application to drill for gas. Third Energy plans to conventionally drill at Ebberston Moor South and build an eight-mile (13.9 km) pipeline to a generating station at Knapton. Protestors claimed water produced during drilling, which is then reinjected into the […]

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Facts before Fracks – a report on the recent meeting

Fracking information event hosted by a Ryedale GP attracts a packed audience at Lady Lumley’s School in Pickering last Wednesday, with around 450 people in attendance. After 30 years of protecting the health of the Ryedale community, retired GP Dr Tim Thornton is worried about the effects fracking will have in the area. I am […]

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Facts Before Fracks – *THIS WEDNESDAY* (29th)

This free meeting is being hosted by Pickering GP Tim Thornton on Wednesday 29th, to present some expert opinions on how fracking might impact on our health and on our communities if it goes ahead here in Ryedale.

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Facts Before Fracks

This free meeting is being hosted by Pickering GP Tim Thornton on Wednesday 29th, to present some expert opinions on how fracking might impact on our health and on our communities if it goes ahead here in Ryedale. Tim, who has been a GP in Ryedale for 30 years, is concerned about health effects, as […]

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Public consultation on Kirby Misperton fracking application extended

Third Energy’s permit application for hydraulic fracturing at Kirby Misperton is currently open for public consultation and the period for this has now been extended to August 7th. An opportunity for your views to be heard!

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High turn out at Rally for a Frack Free Ryedale

An estimated 700 people attended the Rally for a Frack Free Ryedale yesterday. They marched through Malton and loudly supported a range of speakers outlining the impacts this potential development they believe will have on our health and the environment. The marchers assembled at Norton Skate Park then proceeded through Malton town centre and ended at the […]

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Rally for a Frack Free Ryedale – Malton, Saturday 25th April 12.00

On Saturday 25th April, local residents are staging a rally for a frack free Ryedale in Malton, which is expected to be the biggest anti-fracking rally ever held in Yorkshire. The organisers are inviting anyone in the area who is worried about the danger that that fracking poses to our health, businesses, tourism, water supply, […]

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“Fossil Free Rocks” weekend, Malton 13th – 14th Feb

An evening of live music and a public talk are planned as part of GLOBAL DIVESTMENT DAY – supported by Move Your Money UK and Fossil Free UK. The campaign is helping to raise global awareness of moving your money away from financial institutions that are involved in supporting corporations with interests in fossil fuel extraction. […]

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Fracking Meeting in Malton

A public meeting to learn more about fracking will be held at the Milton Rooms, Malton on Wednesday 4 February starting at 6.30pm The meeting, facilitated by Ryedale District Council, follows a unanimous decision by councillors to hold an impartial public meeting on fracking to raise public awareness. Speakers at the meeting will include: * […]

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Green Party to host public talk as concern about fracking increase

From the Thirsk and Malton Green Party: We warmly welcome the announcement by Kirkbymoorside Town Council on its opposition to hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) and the announcement by Ryedale District Council to hold an open meeting as soon as possible. However, the Green Party remain concerned of a significant lack of understanding of how the Transatlantic […]

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Want to know more about Fracking?

The Town Council have organised the following presentation on December 12th. Third Energy UK Gas Limited to apply for fracking permission at Kirby Misperton. And from Ryedale District Council this on Fracking.

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Frack Free Ryedale update

Frack Free Ryedale are holding a workshop/meeting at the War Memorial Hall, Potter Hill, Pickering, YO18 1AA on the 18th November for people who want to stop fracking coming to Ryedale. The aim of the workshop is to establish a local group to campaign against fracking in Pickering and the surrounding villages. The meeting starts […]

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