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YP Letters: Selectivity of anti-fracking movement

From: Sam Grant, Huntington Road, York.

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Has Friends of the Earth misled the public over fracking?

YP Letters: Frankness needed over fracking row

From: Michael Roberts, Worcester Avenue, Garstang, Lancashire.

Opinion 4
A fracking protester in Ryedale.

YP Letters: Don’t be distracted by issues around fracking

From: Craig Bennett, Chief Executive, Friends of the Earth.

Opinion 11
Anti-fracking protesters at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Fracking on an industrial scale planned

From Sue Cuthbert, Newton on Rawcliffe.

Opinion 8
Anti-fracking protester Tim Thornton at the Kirby Misperton protest camp.

YP Letters: Stop making excuses for fracking campers’ poor behaviour

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

Opinion 7
The fracking protest camp at Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Pitch up at camp and thank anti-frackers

From: Anne Nightingale, Station Road, Helmsley.

Opinion 6

Feature: Kirby Misperton protests and the fracking frontline

You can’t escape the f-word in Kirby Misperton.

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A protester at an anti-fracking camp near Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Time now for direct action against fracking

From: Derek Chapman, Ryedale.

Opinion 5
A protester at an anti-fracking camp near Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Fracking camp’s moral purpose

From: Christopher Pickles, Gilling East, York.

Opinion 11
A protester at an anti-fracking camp near Kirby Misperton in Yorkshire as Friends of the Earth is admonished for making spurious allegations about the health risks.

YP Comment: Fracked off - time for reason over Kirby Misperton fracking

IF it wasn’t for the fact that fracking has not yet started in North Yorkshire, it would almost certainly have been blamed for the minor earthquake recorded off the Scarborough coast earlier this week.

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A protester at an anti-fracking camp near Kirby Misperton.

YP Letters: Professional anti-fracking campaigners don’t speak for Ryedale

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

Opinion 32
Fracking demonstrators outside County Hall. Northallerton.

YP Letters: Help to keep countryside free from fracking

From: Wendy Cross, Beverley.

Opinion 8
Residents of Kirby Misperton in Ryedale, join anti-fracking campaigners outside the Royal Courts of Justice

‘Outrage’ as Ryedale residents lose landmark case to prevent fracking in Yorkshire

Campaigners in North Yorkshire have lost their landmark High Court challenge against one of the first planning applications to carry out fracking in England.

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Cartoon: Graeme Bandeira

Bernard Ingham: May must learn she has to cut Boris some slacks

BORIS Johnson, our unforgettable Foreign Secretary, is undoubtedly an intelligent and learned man. His – and Theresa May’s – problem is his DNA. He is over-endowed with the flamboyant thespian gene and under-supplied with that which promotes restraint. He cannot help making waves.

Opinion 2
Fracking demonstrators take to the streets.

YP Letters: Public must carry on the fracking fight

From: Wendy Cross, Beverley.

Opinion 5
Ryedale residents remain opposed to fracking.

YP Letters: Fracking will not alleviate fuel poverty

From: Sue Cuthbert, Newton on Rawcliffe, North Yorkshire.

Opinion 2
Anti-fracking protestors

Anti-fracking is no terrorism threat, police chief confirms

A Yorkshire police force has issued a statement to clarify that anti-fracking protestors are not considered a terrorism threat.

News
A safeguarding newsletter issued to parents of pupils at Driffield School mentioned anti-fracking in the same breath as far right extremism.

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.

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What should be Britain's approach to fuel policy?

YP Letters: Fracking is vital to meet energy needs

From: David Downs, Sandal, Wakefield.

Opinion 2
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.

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