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...

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...

March 1, 2018

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council planning board will be meeting on Thursday 8 March 2018, at 10:30am at the Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham S60 2TH to decide whether to approve INEOS' initial plans towards fracking in Woodsetts, South Yorkshire. These plans...

January 13, 2018

WAF and the Parish Council have just been been notified that there is an Archaeological Survey planned by Ineos on the fields adjacent to Dewidales Wood (the potential fracking site) commencing this Monday 15th January.

Unfortunately this was only advised to us on Frida...

January 9, 2018

Over the past few months, the Woodsetts Against Fracking group have been working with local residents to produce personalised letters of objection to Ineos’ plans to drill an exploratory well looking for shale gas. This exploratory well would ultimately lead to frackin...

December 29, 2017

How about a New Year's Resolution that you can complete before 6th January ?

As the planning decision at the end of January gets nearer, it's your last chance to submit an objection letter to help stop INEOS' plans. The more objections we submit the better, and every on...

November 6, 2017

Kevin Barron has broken his 3 month public silence on the topic of fracking locally, citing a series of actions which only focus on finding and sharing information on the subject.  The Woodsetts Against Fracking (WAF) action group rejects his commentary as ignoring his...

October 28, 2017

This is a more lighthearted post than normal, but with a serious message. You, the reader, can take away your views on whether he is with us or against us from the farce described below. It describes a visit to the Rt. Hon Kevin Barron's surgery on 27th October by two...

September 27, 2017

Residents from Woodsetts were invited to view plans by INEOS who want to build a shale gas exploratory well which could lead to fracking.

INEOS presented its ideas and plans at a consultation event at Woodsetts Village Hall with a view of eventually submitting a plannin...

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