Welcome to Fossil Free East Yorkshire.  Town by town, city by city, we’re ending the age of fossil fuels and building a world of community-led renewable energy for all.


Latest News – Jan 2022

West Newton A Oil Drilling


Major expansion planned: wellsite would treble in size + 4 new wells + years of drilling & testing + start producing dangerously polluting oil + 10-25 oil tankers a day thundering through rural East Yorkshire then via Hull/Beverley/N. Lincs, for decades to come


Revised Planning Application Live – Object Now



Help Fund Expert Reports


Independent Experts are working on the 2022 Application for the West Newon A Expansion
To help fund this vitally important work … [Read more here]


West Newton B Oil & Gas Wellsite


Planning Permission about to expire – Application for a 3 year time extension now live


Public Consultation now open – OBJECT NOW to have your say


Urgent Action 1


Tell councillors they must not allow the production of dangerously polluting fossil fuels to begin, just when we need to be phasing them out


West Newton A Oil & Gas Well Site – Major Expansion
2022 Revised Planning Application live – Public Consultation Open


Have Your Say – Object Now


Urgent Action 2


Tell councillors to stop Rathlin Energy in their tracks. Enough is enough, and the council just declared a Climate Emergency.


West Newton B Oil & Gas Well Site – Planning Permission about to expire
Application for a time extension live – Public Consultation Open


Have Your Say – Object Now



Demand #1

A Fast & Just Transition to 100% Renewable Energy for all

Accelerate the transition to a new, just clean energy economy by supporting community-led energy solutions.


Demand #2

No New Fossil Fuel Projects Anywhere

Stop and ban all oil, coal and gas projects from being built through local resolutions and community resistance.


Demand #3

Not a Penny More for Dirty Energy

Cut off the social license and financing for fossil fuels — divest, desponsor and defund.