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WIGANERS opposed to fracking joined counterparts from across the region as hundreds rallied close to a drilling site in Salford.

More than 500 campaigners walked from Salford City Stadium to Barton Moss, where energy giant IGas is conducting exploratory drilling operations.

The action came hours before the Government announced plans for councils to receive financial incentives to encourage fracking in their areas.


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