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Walkington and Bishop Burton Action Group

Crawberry DaleCrawberry Dale, currently used for hay-making, is the site of a proposed oil/gas drilling well in East Riding of Yorkshire. It is near the High Hunsley and Wolds Way Walks and is an aquifer for a wide area including Beverley, Market Weighton, Stanford Bridge and Pocklington.
Crawberry Dale

This blog aims to campaign against the proposed petroleum exploration at Crawberry Hill, Walkington Heads, near Bishop Burton and Walkington villages, East Riding of Yorkshire.

  1. East Riding of Yorkshire Council have approved the application to drill an appraisal borehole for mineral exploration for gas and petroleum
  2. The Planning Committee met on 12 January 2012
  3. Villagers objections include 24/7 noise, traffic increase, risk to aquifer