Wisborough Green meeting about Celtique application: VIDEO

VILLAGERS have been urged to act fast to halt exploratory drilling which could lead to fracking.

More than 100 angry residents packed Wisborough Green Village Hall at a public meeting concerning an application for temporary exploratory drilling between Kirdford and Wisborough Green.

Public meeting about fracking plans for Wisborough Green Village Green

Public meeting about fracking plans for Wisborough Green Village Green

When asked how they felt about the application, all voted against it.

British oil and gas exploration company Celtique Energie Weald, along with its investment partner Magellan Petroleum, hopes to construct a temporary well site to test for commercial oil and gas.

See the Midhurst and Petworth Observer, out tomorrow (Thursday, September 5) for the full story. Check the Midhurst and Petworth website later in the week to see a video interview and to read people’s reactions.