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About Us

We meet on the last Tuesday of each month (except August and December), 7.30pm, in the Committee Room at the Friends Meeting House, Clarendon Street NG1 5JD. All welcome. Our membership covers the Greater Nottingham area. Contact details are at www.nottfoe.gn.apc.org/contacts.htm which also has recent newsletters.

For our previous news archive click 'News' below. Recent activities have included:

Information on previous campaigns can be found on our old website hosted by GreenNet.

See also our Facebook site for Friends of the Earth - Nottingham.

News

Daneshill protectors delay frackers in North Notts (Mar 2014)

Exploratory drilling for coal bed methane near Retford has been delayed, but not stopped.

A small subsidiary of an Australian company, Dart Energy (East England) Ltd, has permission to drill in Daneshill Energy Forest, four miles north of Retford. That will mean drilling through an aquifer close to Daneshill Lakes which is a wildlife site.

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Wind Turbines at Awsworth and Woodborough (Dec 2013)

Wind turbines supported by Nottingham Pro-Wind Alliance are now being installed at Awsworth and Woodborough.

Severn Trent is erecting wind turbines at sites near Leicester, Derby and Nottingham, including a large turbine at its Newthorpe sewage treatment works near Awsworth. This was the first turbine supported by Nottm ProWA in 2010, approved by Broxtowe in 2011.

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Will they frack Nottinghamshire? (Jan 2014)

Nottinghamshire's Minerals Plan is up for review. Amongst other things it includes policies for extracting hydrocarbons. In the past the county has been a major source of coal. In the future large parts of the county could be fracked for shale gas and coal bed methane.

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Contact details

Phone Nigel Lee
Email Contact us by email