Politics

Fracking diary (Sept-Oct)

Saturday, 27 September 2014

Organising for a Frack-Free Future: facilitated discussions about fracking and climate change, 11am, The Cowley Club, London Road, Brighton, DetailsSunday, 28 September 2014

Friends of the Earth event: Tell the Tories No to fracking, 11.30am, Outside the Conservative Party Conference, Birmingham, Details

Reclaim the Power – London regional gathering, 2pm-5pm, Community Centre, 24 Blenheim Gardens, Brixton SW2 5BZ, Details

Crawberry Hill Protection Camp Sunday Funday, 12noon-4pm, Walkington Heads HU17 8RU, Details

Monday, 29 September 2014

2nd European Shale Gas and Oil Summit 2014, Materials, Minerals & Mining, 1 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AF Details

Public meeting about fracking, 7pm, Casablanca, 29 Hope Street, Liverpool L1 9BQ, Details

Crawberry Hill Protection Camp evening of solidarity, 6pm-8pm, Walkkington Heads Road, Yorkshire HU17 8RU, Details

First meeting of Unconventional Gas/Oil Extraction Working Group, 6.30pm, Chester West and Chester Council building, 58 Nicholas Street, Chester CH1 2NP, Details

Working Group Family Friendly Protest, 6pm, Chester West and Chester Council building, 58 Nicholas Street, Chester CH1 2NP, Details

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

2nd European Shale Gas and Oil Summit 2014, Materials, Minerals & Mining, 1 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AF Details

Information drop-in event organised by Longridge Against Fracking, 2pm – 7.45-pm, Ribchester Working Men’s Club, Details

Public meeting about fracking in the Ellesmere Port area, 7pm, Westminster Community Centre, Church Parade, Ellesmere Port CH65 2ER, Details

Costing the Earth on BBC Radio 4 reports on a decade of fracking in Texas and compares with the hopes and fears of Texans with those of villagers on the Fylde coast, 3.30pm, repeated 9pm Wednesday 1st October, Details

Tuesday, 30 September 2014

Launch of Public Health, Wellbeing and Fracking campaign. Meeting and live streaming with Atlantic stream, 5pm, Northern Ireland Assembly, Stormont, Belfast, Details

Wednesday, 01 October 2014

Public meeting about fracking in the Ellesmere Port area, 7pm, Little Sutton Community Centre, Chester Road, Ellesmere Port CH66 1QQ, Details

Thursday, 02 October 2014

Public meeting about fracking in the Ellesmere Port area, 7pm, Thelwall Road Community Centre, Thelwall Road, Ellesmere Port CH66 3JT, Details

Planning committee of East Riding of Yorkshire Council meets at County Hall, Beverley, at 2pm, to decide application by Rathlin Energy for a two-year extension to its permission for oil exploration at Crawberry Hill, Walkington Heads. Details of application  Meeting agenda webpage

No to dirty fracking, yes to clean solar rally, 12 noon, Lancashire county Hall, Preston, Details

Sunday, 05 October 2014

Picnic at Horse Hill drilling site, 2pm, Horse Hill, near Horley, RH6 0RB Details

Wednesday, 08 October 2014

Hearing of Cuadrilla’s injunction against protest in the Fylde area of Lancashire, tbc, Manchester High Court

Saturday, 11 October 2014

Global Frackdown Day, 11am-1.30pm, Golden Square, London W1R 3AD, Details

Wales against fracking rally, 12-2pm, Cardiff Bay, Details

Making meetings work: effective facilitation for social change groups, 10.30am-5.30pm, Oxford, Details http://seedsforchange.org.uk/

Monday, 13 October 2014

Public meeting about Horse Hill Drilling Site, 7pm-9pm, Empire Hall, Victoria Road, Horley RH6 7AW, Details

Anti-fracking petition considered by Lead Cabinet member for Transport and Environment, East Sussex County Council, 10am, County Hall, Lewes

Tuesday, 14 October 2014

Labour amendments to the Infrastructure Bill considered by House of Lords committee

Deadline for comments on Third Energy UK’s application to the Environment Agency for a Radioactive Substances Activity permit for Ebberston Moor South in the North York Moors National Park. Environment Agency consultation and Frack Free Ryedale  information

Friday 17 October 2014

West Sussex County Council debates whether the county should be declared a Frack Free Zone, 10.30am, County Hall North, Horsham Details

Monday, 20 October 2014

Deadline for Competitions and Markets Authority to rule on Phase 1 review of Igas acquisition of Dart Energy

Tuesday, 21 October 2014

Shropshire Council planning committee to discuss Dart Energy plans to drill for coal bed methane near Ellesmere, Shirehall, Shrewsbury – but calls for it to be moved to Ellesmere Details

Friday 24 October 2014

Deadline for comments on Third Energy UK’s applications for North York Moors National Park Authority and North Yorkshire County Council for a gas production site and reinjection well at Ebberston South. Details: North York Moors National Park Authority and North Yorkshire County Council. Information from Frack Free Ryedale

Saturday, 25 October 2014

Folk against fracking – music fundraiser, 7.30pm, North Hall, Guildford Road, Loxwood, GU14 0SF, Details

Monday, 27 October 2014

Shale Gas Environmental Summit, 9am-5pm, Holiday Inn Regent’s Park Hotel, London, Details

Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Shale Gas Environmental Summit, 9am-5pm, Holiday Inn Regent’s Park Hotel, London, Details

Mothers Say No to Fracking, 10am, Various places, Details

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