Driffield headmaster sorry for linking anti-fracking to Islamic State in school newsletter

Campaigners are demanding answers from an East Yorkshire school for its “appalling” reference to ‘anti-fracking’ in the same breath as Islamic State in a safeguarding newsletter to parents.

What should be Britain's approach to fuel policy?

YP Letters: Fracking is vital to meet energy needs

From: David Downs, Sandal, Wakefield.

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The judicial review into North Yorkshire County Council's approval of Third Energy's fracking application for Kirby Misperton is due to be heard in the High Court on November 22-13. Picture: Andrew Matthews/PA Wire

Kirby Misperton fracking challenge all set for High Court

Campaigners claimed they are “fired up” and ready to challenge the practice of hydraulic drilling for shale gas ahead of a High Court bid to overturn the approval of fracking in the North Yorkshire village of Kirby Misperton.

A fracking protest in Malton.

YP Letters: Fracking imposed against will of local people

From: Dr Peter Williams, Newbiggin, Malton.

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Fracking plans attracted protests in North Yorkshire

Campaigners’ fears that new fracking appeal sets ‘dangerous precedent’ for Yorkshire

Campaigners are urging the Government to consider each fracking case on its own merit as an appeal is passed in Lancashire to overturn a local authority decision.

Opposition to fracking remians strong.

YP Letters: Radical thinking from Labour as it takes stand on fracking

From: Chris Broome, Sheffield Climate Alliance, Hackthorn Road, Sheffield.

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Fracking fears in national park

FEARS of fracking and over-development hitting the North York Moors National Park (NYMNP) have been highlighted in a major new survey on its future.

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John McDonnell and Jeremy Corbyn are unelectable.

YP Comment: Labour’s farce over fracking

THERE IS one very obvious flaw with Labour’s plan to ban fracking ‘if’ it wins the next election.

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Protesters outside County Hall, Northallerton, when North Yorkshire County Council backed fracking. Picture: SWNS

Labour to ban fracking if it wins election

Labour is to announce that it will ban fracking if it wins the next general election.

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YP Letters: No need for fracking when alternatives exist

YP Letters: No need for fracking when alternatives exist

From: Josie Downs, York & Ryedale Friends of the Earth, Highfield Terrace, Swinton, Malton.

Protesters outside County Hall, Northallerton, when North Yorkshire County Council backed fracking. Picture: SWNS

YP Letters: Fracking is a threat to agriculture

From: Malcolm Hara, The Meadows, Cherry Burton, Beverley.

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Lorraine Allanson makes the case for fracking in North Yorkshire.

Lorraine Allanson: The economic case for fracking in North Yorkshire

WHEN shale gas was discovered silently sleeping under our feet, I couldn’t believe how lucky Yorkshire was and that God’s own county had been gifted the fruits of past millennia which could help us create a strong Northern economy.

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The Australian state of Victora has set a precedent which should be heeded in North Yorkshire, argue anti-fracking campaigners.

YP Letters: Australian experience shows the need to ban fracking

From: Russell Scott, Member of Frack Free Ryedale / Frack Free North Yorkshire.

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Fracking opponents outside County Hall, Northallerton.

YP Letters: No bribe can compensate for fracking

From: Anne Stewart, The Limes, Helmsley.

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Theresa May should halt fracking plans if she cares about North Yorkshire.

YP Letters: May’s vision not-so bright for Yorkshire

From: Wendy Cross, Waterside Road, Beverley.

Should fracking take place in Derbyshire?

YP Letters: The energy and economic case for fracking in Ryedale

From: Lorraine Allanson, Rains Farm Holidays, Allerston, Pickering.

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Demonstrators outside County Hall, Northallerton, prior to county councillors giving the go ahead for fracking at Kirby Misperton.

Chris Redston: Fracking cash pledge evaporates in a puff of gas

RESIDENTS of Kirby Misperton may be forgiven for expecting an imminent Government pay-out of around £10,000 for putting up with fracking on their doorstep.

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Will fracking ruin Yorkshire agricultrue?

YP Letters: Farmers must lead the fight against fracking

From: Mrs J Hellowell, Kirbymoorside.

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Fracking protesters outside County Hall in Northallerton.

YP Letters: Theresa May’s attempt to bribe communities over fracking will fail

From: Frank Colenso, Hovingham.

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Friends of the Earth and Frack Free Ryedale accuse North Yorkshire County Council of unlawfully reaching its decision to approve Third Energy's planning application to frack near the village of Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Fracking cash offer is an attempt to divide and conquer

From Sue Cuthbert, Newton on Rawcliffe.

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