Balcombe resident Helen Savage
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Balcombe anti-fracking protesters warned to leave

Anti-fracking protesters have been warned to leave their camp in Balcombe, West Sussex or face eviction.

The protesters are located near the site where energy company Cuadrilla is carrying out exploratory drilling work in search of oil. Three protesters were arrested earlier.

Balcombe resident Helen Savage said that villagers were worried about the noise of the drilling at night.

Cuadrilla said drilling was halted on Saturday evening after the firm came close to reaching the maximum noise limit and resumed on Monday after noise abatement equipment was installed.

  • 10 Sep 2013
  • From the section Sussex
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