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Campaigners take fresh stand over bid to drill for oil in South Downs

Published in the Portsmouth News on the 16th November 2016

Story by, Miles O’Leary


OUR water supply and roads must be protected.

So say campaigners against controversial plans to drill for oil in South Downs National Park.

“Apart from the water issue, one of the concerns is, the roads near there are not […]

*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 […]

Portsmouth group says walking strategy will help ease city congestion

Friends of the Earth is urging Portsmouth City Council to adopt a walking strategy


Published in the Portsmouth News on the 12th October 2016

by Ellie Pilmoor


Friends of the Earth Portsmouth want to make Portsmouth a walking city The strategy is about encouraging people to walk short journeys rather than […]