National Trust Clumber Park manager makes personal appeal to INEOS

The spire of the Gothic chapel, seen in the distance, over the serpentine lake at Clumber Park Credit: National Trust Images/David Noton

As reported in the Sunday Telegraph, the National Trust continues to defend its right to prevent fracking on its land*. Clumber Park general manager Beth Dawson has written to Lynne Campbell, the Planning and Environment Manager at INEOS, making a personal appeal to her to stop the application, and inviting her to visit the estate so she can see the ‘nature-rich oasis’ for herself.

*For an overview of landowner rights in relation to fracking, see

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