So much for the anti fracking frenzy that has gripped Sussex in the wake of the incidents at Balcombe (or so we have been told by both green zealots and the always-happy-to-over-hype-a-story media)
Storrington…..West Sussex County Council By election 26/09/13….turnout 22.53%
|Nick Hopkinson||Liberal Democrat||364|
|James Edward Doyle||Green – Stop Fracking Now||131|
Of course Caroline Lucas and George Monbiot might say the good people of Storrington are oblivious of how fracking would destroy their rural idyll.
But maybe it’s because the villagers have a different perspective.
For the last few years there has been a ‘Nodding Donkey’ oil rig tucked behind the trees off the A283 just to the east of Storrin
gton, and opposite the entrance to historic Parham, an Elizabethan house open to the public.
It’s so quiet and unobtrusive few knew it was there…