February 10, 2019

Now we are at a key point in the fight against fracking.

The Fracking industry is under threat - they are struggling to perform operations under the Traffic Light System they signed up to - so now they want the Government to disregard safe operations and change the rule...

January 12, 2019


In March 2018 we got the great news that INEOS were refused planning permission to drill an exploratory well in Woodsetts. They tried again, and got refused again in September. INEOS have now just announced that they in...

September 7, 2018



Planning officers opened the session with a recommendation that the application was approved as it did not contravene any planning regulations, even though they recognised disruption would be in...

June 7, 2018

Two major breaking news events this week; INEOS have published notice that they are submitting new plans for Woodsetts, and today the Planning Inspectorate have approved the appeal for drilling in Harthill. Keep an eye out for our next newsletter which should be droppi...

May 24, 2018

MPs from former mining areas are among supporters of a parliamentary motion calling for 500m gaps between fracking and ex collieries. The motion was proposed by Labour’s John Mann, MP for Bassetlaw, whose constituency includes shale gas exploration sites operated by IG...

May 17, 2018

‘Exploratory drilling will be as easy as building a garden wall or conservatory’ – Greenpeace

Fracking opponents have reacted with anger after ministers unveiled measures to help projects through the planning system in England, which campaigners said would make drilling...

May 3, 2018

AN MP spoke out against drilling plans which could lead to fracking in Harthill saying: “It would be a dangerous step in the dark.”

Sir Kevin Barron addressed the planning inquiry, which will decide if chemical company Ineos can bore a 2,800-metre exploratory well to te...

April 25, 2018

Tuesday 8th May 7pm at Woodsetts Primary School

Communities count - come and see how!

This is a showing of "THE BENTLEY EFFECT" the acclaimed film about how a community fought and won against fracking. Includes an update from WAF on how you can be part of the figh...

April 6, 2018

Apologies for the short notice, but due to the weather we have decided to reschedule the car boot sale to 21st April. 

Please email waffg@btinternet.com for more details. 

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