Fracking Update

Talks on the safety of Fracking

Ex-Oil industry executive Ian R Crane is in East Yorkshire talking on ‘Is Fracking Safe?’

WALKINGTON  Thur 12 Feb  Village Hall, 21 East End, HU17 8RX

KEYINGHAM  Fri 13 Feb Village Hall, Station Road, HU12 9SZ

SKIRLAUGH Thu 5 March  Village Hall, Benningholme Lane, HU11 5EA

The talks are FREE and start at 7.30 pm. There will be a focus on the impact on farmers and farming.

 Another planning application by Rathlin

Rathlin Energy have submitted a planning application for a third well, WEST NEWTON B. Situated at Crooks Lane, West Newton, the new well site will be larger than the two previous sites with proposals for a new access road and a route through the centre of Sproatley.  For more information and details on how to object (deadline 20 Feb) see


Getting involved in the local campaign

HEY Frack Off has an informative website at You can join the HEY Frack Off mailing list via the site.

Transition Hull is a member of the coalition of local groups, Frack Free East Yorkshire see detailed website at

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