Diary

Drilling diary – November 2015

30+ meetings, decisions, consultation deadlines and other key dates coming up in the next month about fracking and onshore oil and gas. Updated throughout the month.

November

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Monday 2nd November 2015

Public meeting on shale gas fracking organised by local resident, Ruth Dunster, 7.30pm, Torrence Community Centre, School Road, Torrance, G64 4BZ

Tuesday 3rd November 2015

Announcement of Egdon Resources plc results for year ending 31st July 2015. Analyst meeting due at 9.30am, Buchanan, 107 Cheapside, London, EC2V 6DN Details

Ineos fracking consultation event, 3pm-8pm, Bonnybridge Community Education Centre Details

Frack Free Yeovil meeting, 7pm, Meadow Road, Yeovil Details

Are big corporations controlling climate change? Talk and discussion organised by Global Justice Now and Friends of the Earth. Free Entry. Light buffet at 6pm. Talk at 6.45pm. County Hall, Fishergate, Preston PR1 8XJ Details

Wednesday 4th November 2015

Gloucestershire County Council Environmental and Communities Scrutiny Committee considers motion to request the government not issues licences in the county. 11am, Shire Hall, Westgate Street, Gloucester, GL1 2TG

Ineos fracking consultation event, 3pm-8pm, Larbert, Dobbie Hall Details

Scottish Policy Conference: Energy in Scotland. Speakers include Fergus Ewing MSP, Minister for Business, Energy and Tourism, The Scottish Government; Charles Hargreaves, Associate Director, Renewable Energy, Ofgem, 9am-1pm, Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh, 9 Queen Street, Edinburgh EH2 1JQ, Details

Helsby and Frodsham Awareness Meeting organised by Frack Free Dee, 7.300pm, Frodsham Community Centre, The Cottage, Fluin Lane, WA6 7QN Details

Thursday 5th November 2015

Launch of Stop the Study Campaign by Good Energies Alliance against government-commissioned study of fracking in Ireland. 12.30pm rally outside the Dail, Leinster House, Kildare Street, Dublin 2, followed by presentations, film screening and Q&A session. Campaign details and event details

Friday 6th November 2015

Frack Free Ryedale Middle Eastern Feast fundraiser, Hovingham Village Hall. Tickets and details

Hearing on eviction of Upton Community Protection Camp, 10.30am, Manchester County Court, 1 Bridge St W, Manchester M60 9DJ

Facts before fracks roadshow, with Graham Cray, Dr tim Thonton and David Davis discussing the possible impact of fracking on North Yorkshire, 7pm-9pm, Sheriff Hutton Village Hall, York Road, Sheriff Hutton, YO60 6RA Details

Saturday 7th November 2015

Screening of Voices from the Gasfields by Ian R Crane, 7.30pm, Billingshurst Community Centre, Roman Way, Billingshurst RH14 9EW Details

Know your rights workshop hosted by Frack Free Dee coalition, 5pm-8pm, Upton Pavilion, Weal Stone Lane, Upton, Chester. CH2 1HB Details

Frack Free East Yorkshire street stall, 10am-12 noon, next to the town clock, Driffield Details

Monday 9th November 2015

Forum on Fracking by Bromley Friends of the Earth, 7pm, Friends Meeting House, 46 Ravensbourne Road, Bromley BR1 1HN Details

Fracking the Facts – free public event organised by Richmond Constituency Green Party, 7pm, Richmond Town Hall, Market Place, Richmond, North Yorkshire, DL10 4QL Details

Frack Free East Yorkshire fracking information evening, 7.30pm, Cass Hall, King Street, Driffield, YO25 6QW Details

Fracking: Facts v Spin, lecture by Dr Ariel Bergmann of Dundee University’s Centre for Energy, Petroleum and Mineral Law and Policy, 7.30pm, Dundee Science Centre. Free but booking advised. Details

Tuesday 10th November 2015

Energy Secretary, Amber Rudd, is a witness to the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee, giving evidence on her department’s annual report and accounts. 11.30am, Committee Room 8, Palace of Westminster. Details

Environmental Audit Committee Conference :The Government’s Approach to Sustainable Development, 9am-11.30am, The Attlee Suite, Portcullis House, House of Parliament. Free but admission by ticket. Details here

Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors fracking seminar, 5pm-6pm, Holiday Inn, Lincoln, Brayford Wharf North, Lincoln LN1 1YW Details

Ryedale District Council planning committee considers recommendation by officers to object to Third Energy planning application for fracking at Kirby Misperton, 6pm, Council Chamber, Ryedale House, Malton YO17 1SA Details and link to officers’ report

Publication of the government’s Public Attitudes Tracking Survey, Wave 15

Frack Free East Yorkshire fracking information evening, 7.30pm, Village Hall, Southfield Road, Wetwang YO25 9XX Details

Wednesday 11th November  2015

Hull City Council energy and infrastructure overview and scrutiny commission considers a policy to take action if fracking threatens an adverse impact on the city, 10am, . Link to meeting details and policy paper

RePower Balcombe hosts a talk by Jeremy Leggett, author and expert on solar power, 8pm-10pm, St Mary’s Church, Balcombe RH17 6PX

Fracking in Wiltshire? Screening of Frack Free Somerset’s film The Truth behind the Dash for Gas followed by public debate with a panel of speakers, organised by North Wiltshire Friends of the Earth 7.30pm-9.30pm, Jubilee Building, 32 Market Place, Chippenham SN15 3HP. Details

Thursday 12th November 2015

Frack Free Wrexham meeting, 7.30pm-9.30pm, 18 Chester Street, Wrexham, LL13 8BG Details

Frack Free Leeds meeting, 6.30pm, The Two Pointers, 69 Church Street, Woodlesford, Leeds, LS26 8RE. Details

Saturday 14th November 2015

Our changing climate, your changing future organised by UN Association UK Eastbourne branch, with Dr David Robinson, Reader in Physical Geography, School of Global Studies, University of Sussex & Ian Thomas, Project Manager Pevensey Coastal Defence. 9.15am-3.30pm, Hillbrow Sports Centre, Brighton University, Eastbourne campus 1 Denton Road Eastbourne BN20 7SR Details

Surrey against Fracking public meeting with short film clips and speakers from Balcombe, 12-1.30pm, Community Hall, 53 Church Lane, Oxted, Surrey RH8 9NR

Frack Free Wales stall at the Wales Green Party Conference, Angel Hotel, Castle Street, Cardiff, CF10 1SZ

Frack Free West Wales presents free double screening of The Truth Behind the Dash For Gas (6.45-7.45pm) and Promised Land, 8.45pm-10.30pm) with speakers and questions, Morlan Centre, Queen’s Road, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion, SY23 2HH Details

Frack Free Ryedale Celebrating Ryedale Christmas Fair, 10am-4pm, Hovingham Village Hall, Main Street, Hovingham YO62 4LF Details

Table-top sale in aid of campaign against fracking in Lancashire, 9am-12 noon, Wesham Community Centre, Church Road, Wesham PR4 3DR Details

Monday 16th November 2015

Frack Free Isle of Wight public meeting with film, information and chat, 6.30pm-8pm, The Memorial Hall, Avenue Road, Freshwater, Isle of Wight PO40 9UU.

What does fracking mean for Gloucestershire meeting, 8pm, Old Town Hall, High Street, Stroud, GL5 1AP Details

Public meeting about fracking, 7pm, St Mary’s Parish Church, East Leake, near Loughborough. Details

Tuesday 17th November 2015

Frack Free Yeovil meeting, 7pm, Meadow Road, Yeovil Details

Wednesday 18th November 2015

IGas exhibition about the company’s shale gas plans in Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, 3pm-8pm, The Charnwood Hotel, Sheffield Road, Blyth, Nottinghamshire S81 8HF. More details from 0203 675 6058.

Ineos fracking consultation event, 3pm-8pm, Torrance Community Centre Details

Thursday 19th November 2015

IGas exhibition about the company’s shale gas plans in Bassetlaw, Nottinghamshire, 3pm-8pm, at The Mayflower Bar and Eatery, High Street, Austerfield, South Yorkshire DN10 6QU. More details from 0203 675 6058.

Demonstration presence outside IGas exhibition, 3pm-8pm, Mayflower Bar and Eatery, High Street, Austerfield, Doncaster DN10 6QU. Details

Sheffield against fracking meeting, 8pm-9.30pm, the Red Deer, Pitt Street, Sheffield, S1 4DD Details

Frack Free Driffield and Wolds first meeting, 7.30pm, Driffield Community Hall, Mill St, Driffield YO25 6TR Details

Saturday 21st November

Frack Free All Dayer organised by Warminster anti-fracking community. 10am-4pm fayre, 6pm-1am benefit gig, 42 Market Place, Warminster BA12 9AN. Details

Sunday 22nd November 2015

Drop the oil – unofficial conference hosted by the Progressive Science Institute and BP or not BP?, 12 noon, the Science Museum, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2DD Details

Llanharan Against Fracking Christmas Market, Bryncae Community Centre, Pontyclun, CF72 9RQ Details

Frack Free Notts 2nd birthday party, 4pm-10pm, The Chameleon Arts Café, 17 Angel Row, Nottingham NG1 6HL Details

Monday 23rd November 2015

Deadline for comments by interested parties in the appeals by Cuadrilla against refusal of planning permission for fracking at Preston New Road. Details for Preston New Road and Roseacre Wood

Tuesday 24th November 2015

All Party Parliamentary Group on Energy Costs meeting to be addressed by the Energy Minister, Andrea Leadsom. 5pm, venue to be confirmed. By invitation.

Draft Onshore Hydraulic Fracturing (Protected Areas) Regulations 2015 go before Grand Committee of the House of Lords Details

Frack Free Yeovil extraordinary meeting, 7pm, Meadow Road, Yeovil. Details

Thursday 26th November 2015

Planning Committee meeting of East Riding of Yorkshire Council to decide planning application by Rathlin Energy to extend permission at West Newton A. 2pm, County Hall, Beverley, HU17 9BA.

Gathering outside gates of Rathlin Energy’s Crawberry Hill exploration site, 8.30am-11am, Walkington Heads, East Yorkshire.

Gathering outside East Riding of Yorkshire Council planning meeting, 1pm, County Hall, Beverley, East Yorkshire

Jeremy Leggett discusses his book The winning of the carbon war, 7pm, Observer Building, 53 Cambridge Road, Hastings TN34 1DT Details and to book

Friday 27th November-Sunday 28th November 2015

Upton solidarity weekend. Upton Community Protection Camp, Duttons Lane, Upton-by-Chester, CH2 2PE. Details

Saturday 28th November 2015

Campaign against climate change march in Scotland, time and location to be confirmed, Details

Wales Climate Action: Pedal for the planet. Cardiff mass bike ride, 1.30pm start from Callaghan Square Cardiff, Cardiff CF10 GB, followed by rally at the Senedd, Cardiff Details

Aberystwyth Climate March, 1pm, gates to Plascrug Avenue, Aberystwyth Details

Reading people’s march, time and location to be announced, details

Sunday 29th November 2015

Campaign against climate change march in London, 12 noon, Hyde Park Corne, London Details

Horsham Climate March, 12 noon, meeting at Horsham Park bandstand, near the Conservatory Café. Details

Winchester people’s procession for Paris, 10am-11.10am, Abby Gardens to Winchester railway station. Details

COMING UP LATER

Wednesday 2nd December 2015

Ineos fracking consultation event, 3pm-8pm, Blackridge, Craig Inn Community Centre Details

Thursday 3rd December 2015

Ineos fracking consultation event, 3pm-8pm, Plains Community Centre Details

Friday 4th December 2015

Eviction deadline for Upton Protection Camp on land earmarked by IGas for coal bed methane exploratory drilling.

Saturday 5th December 2015

Frack Free Yeovil information awareness event, 10.30am-4pm, Middle Street, Yeovil, BA20 Details

Tuesday 8th December 2015

Ineos fracking consultation event, 3pm-8pm, Hearthill Community Education Centre Details

Scheduled date for Nottinghamshire County Council’s planning and licensing committee to decide on the IGas application 1/15/01034/CDM for groundwater monitoring boreholes at four locations around a proposed shale gas site at Springs Road, Misson in Bassetlaw. 10.30am, County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7QP. Details in agenda document pack under Current Work Programme  Delayed until 19th January 2016.

No fracking monitoring boreholes/No fracking full stop. Demonstration outside Nottinghamshire County Council planning meeting, 8.45am, County Hall, West Bridgford NG2 7QP. Details

Possible decision date by  City and County of Swansea Council for UK Methane’s application for a coal bed methane borehole at Brynthywod, Llangyfelach. Details to be confirmed but meeting is due to start at 2pm at  the Guildhall, Swansea SA1 4PE.

Frack Free Notts Christmas Party, 8pm-11pm, Fade and the Hard to Find Café, 171 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FR Details

Wednesday 9th December 2015

Ineos fracking consultation event, 3pm-8pm, Shotts Community Centre Details

Thursday 10th December

Closing date for comments on government consultation on the cap on costs for challenges under the Aarhus Convention to planning decisions and infrastructure projects. Details

22nd December 2015

Publication of the government’s greenhouse gas emissions statistics – Q3 2015

23rd December 2015

Closing date for comments on IGas application ES/3379 for two exploratory coal bed methane boreholes at Springs Road, Misson, in Nottinghamshire. (Extended from earlier in December). Details here

2nd February 2016

Publication of the government’s greenhouse gas emissions statistics – 2014 final figures

Public Attitudes Tracking Survey, Wave 16

31st March 2016

Publication of the government’s greenhouse gas emissions statistics – Q4 2015*

Publication of the government’s greenhouse gas emissions statistics – 2015 provisional figures

3rd May 2016

Publication of the government’s Public Attitudes Tracking Survey, Wave 17

30th June 2016

Publication of the government’s greenhouse gas emissions statistics – Q1 2016

28th July 2016

Publication of the government’s Digest of UK Energy Statistics – 2015

29th September 2016

Publication of the government’s greenhouse gas emissions statistics – Q2 2016

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