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Environmental campaigners organised a peaceful procession to Wytch Farm oil field

Protesters have been gathering near the site of an oil spill in Dorset, calling for the oil field operator to be stripped of its licence.

About 200 barrels of oily water escaped from a pipeline at Wytch Farm oil field into Poole Harbour on 26 March.

About 100 people joined the protest, organised by Extinction Rebellion, against operator Perenco.

Perenco said it had made “extensive checks” to ensure a “safe reinstatement of the operations”.

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