THE leader of the Scottish Green party will join a public meeting in Alloa next week to discuss the future without fracking.

Patrick Harvie MSP will attend the public event at Alloa Town Hall on Monday, November 6, with other party members.

Bryan Quinn, organiser for the Scottish Greens in Clackmannanshire, said: "We were very pleased with the vote in this Scottish Parliament this week to ban fracking and we want to talk about what the future can look like for investment, jobs and a fairer society without the need to damage our environment."

The meeting will take place from 7pm to 8.30pm and all members of the public are invited to attend.