• A Badger from the local clan that live just metres from the proposed fracking site.

  • Boxal Bridge an important part of Kirdford's heritage.

  • Narrow bridge leading to drill site.

  • Boxal Bridge an important part of Kirdford's heritage.

  • Before and let's stop the after the Kirdford and Wisborough Green proposed drill site.

Against Industrialising the Countryside

We can’t take our eye off the ball…

Celtique Energie withdrew from the Public Enquiry when they appealed to the unanimous refusal by West Sussex County Council to permit their application for exploratory drilling on the borders between the villages of Kirdford and Wisborough Green.

Since then, the world has seen falling oil prices from a high of $114 a barrel in 2014 to now less than $30 a barrel, which has had a huge effect on Shale Gas. With the sanctions on Iran being lifted we are likely to see this figure reduce even further. Investors in fracking companies are finding that their ‘get rich quick’ investments are not giving them the rewards they anticipated. So much so, there are some companies in the US that are almost bankrupt.

 

Celtique's proposal, if successful will not result in a benign nodding donkey tucked away in the corner - read more

Celtique have decided that all of their operational traffic will exit the A272 at Wisborough Green, turn left at The Cricketers crossroads into… read more

"Unconventional drilling" requires unbelievable amounts of water. In Blackpool, some 8,400,000 litres of water were used for fracking operations at the exploration stage.… read more

Would you buy a house near a fracking site? No one who chooses to live in a beautiful rural area such as Kirdford… read more

Wildlife There are very few natural habitats left that have no artificial illumination at night. The fact that the Kirdford and Wisborough Green… read more

The most attractive quality of the area is its peace, quiet and tranquillity. The drilling will be a 24 hour a day operation,… read more

Latest News

  • What a difference a year makes!

    But we can’t take our eye off the ball Its nearly a year since Celtique Energie withdrew from the Public Enquiry when they appealed to the unanimous refusal by West Sussex County Council to permit their application for exploratory drilling… Read more

Events

  • 11 Mar
    Friday March 11th, 7.30 pm
    Michael Blencowe who is the People and Wildlife Officer based at the Sussex Wildlife Trust will be giving a talk about all the marvellous wildlife which thrives in our area. Wisborough Green Village Hall.

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