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Nottinghamshire County Council. Photo: Joseph Raynor

County council vows to champion local democracy over fracking

The Government is currently consulting on potential changes to the way that shale gas and fracking planning applications are dealt with in the future, writes Coun Christopher Barnfather, chairman of the planning and licensing committee at Nottinghamshire County Council.

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NOTTS: Who voted for unitary

Councillors from across Nottinghamshire voted today to go ahead with plans to scrap district and borough councils and create a new authority for the whole of the county.

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