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Firm ‘has broken its promise’ on chemicals

Markwells Wood

Published in the Portsmouth News on the 9th of December 2016

Story by: Tamara Siddiqui


AN OIL company has been criticised for not disclosing information about chemicals despite a promise to do so over the summer.

UK Oil and Gas (UKOG) is proposing to drill for oil in Markwells Wood, […]

Havant Borough Council pledge to voice infrastructure needs to government

Forty Acres at Bedhampton Picture: Malcolm Wells (160712-1991)

Published in the Portsmouth News on the 17th November 2016

Story by Danny Randon


LEADERS at Havant Borough Council have vowed that they will get the best deal possible when planning for new homes.

More than 150 people met the council cabinet yesterday to […]

*UPDATE* Markwells Wood is debated at Portsmouth City Council

Site at Markwells Wood

A full meeting on the 15th November at Portsmouth City Council unanimously approved a motion embracing all parties to object to the drilling of oil and gas at Markwells Wood in South Down National Park.

Portsmouth joins Chichester City Council, Portsmouth Water and the Environment Agency, plus […]