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What’s happening this week? 30 May-5 June 2016

whats happening this week

DrillOrDrop’s weekly update of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the campaigns around them.

Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included.

Tuesday 31 May 2016

Fracking awareness meeting organised by local councillors and anti-fracking groups about Aurora’s plans for seismic surveying in Sefton and West Lancashire, 7:30pm, Haskayne Village Hall, 109 School Lane, Haskayne, near Ormskirk L39 7JE

Frack Free Greater Manchester planning meeting, 7.30pm, The Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE. Details

Frack Free Yeovil meeting, Meadow Road, Yeovil. Details and contact for full address

Wednesday 1 June 2016

Scottish Government Debate: Taking Scotland Forward – environment, climate change and land reform. Includes an amendment by Claudia Beamish for an outright ban on fracking in Scotland and an amendment by Andy Wightman that fcracking is incompatible with Scotland’s low-carbon ambitions. 20.30pm, Scottish Parliament, Holyrood, Edinburgh EH99 1SP  Details 

Talking Sheffield, Frack Free South Yorkshire on Sheffield Live TV show, 7.30pm to 8pm.

Should we allow fracking in our community? Public meeting with presentations from Frack Free Chorley & South Ribble with Friends of the Earth and Nanas of Lancashire, 7pm-9pm, Croston Old School, Church Street, Croston, Lancashire PR26 9HA. Details

Thursday 2 June 2016

Sounzaboutright. Frack Free South Yorkshire taking part in sustainable energy programme on Sheffield Live Radio. 4pm-5pm. Broadcast on 93.2fm across the Sheffield Region.

Frack Free Harrogate general meeting, 7pm, Friends Meeting House, Queen Parade, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HG1 5PP. Details

Frack Free Pocklington Area meeting, 7.30pm, Pocklington Christian Fellowship Church, Chapmangate, Pocklington, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO42 2AY. Details

Friday 3 June 2016

Fracking awareness meeting organised by local councillors and anti-fracking groups about Aurora’s plans for seismic surveying in Sefton and West Lancashire, 7.30pm, Halsall Memorial Hall, Halsall Road, Halsall, Ormskirk L39 8RN.

Saturday 4 June 2016

No Fracking in Barnsley, Frack Free South Yorkshire, Sheffield Against Fracking and Frack Free Penistone & Stocksbridge take part in a protest against Barclays investment in Third Energy. Outside Barclays Bank, 10-18 Queen Street, Barnsley, S70 1SJ. Details

Extreme energy gathering Leeds. A day of theatre, film, talks, campaign updates and networking about coal, bioenergy and fracking. 10am-6pm, Ebor Court, Skinner Street, Leeds LS1 4ND. Details and Facebook Event

Meet IGas and UKOOG. Open day session organised by Tinker Lane Community Liaison Group.  1pm to 4pm, Sutton-cum-Lound Village Hall, Town Street, Sutton-cum-Lound DN22 8PT.  Exhibitors include: IGas Energy, UKOOG, Tinker Lane CLG, Bassetlaw Against Fracking, Frack Free Notts, Friends Of the Earth.

Surrey Against Fracking meeting, 1pm-3.15pm, Oxted Community Hall, 53 Church Lane, Oxted RH8 9NB. Details

Sustaining out activism: building resilient communities. Two-day workshop by Seeds for Change, St Hilary, Vale of Glamorgan, details from frackfreewales@hotmail.com and here

Guardians of the Dean free daily rambles against fracking organised by Frack Off Our Forest. Cinderford Triangle to Fountain Inn, Parkend (via Speech House, picking up Glos Way footpath at Drybrook Road Station/ Hicksters Ways)  Details and here

Sunday 5 June 2016

Guardians of the Dean free daily rambles against fracking organised by Frack Off Our Forest.  Fountain Inn, Parkend to Rising Sun, Woolaston.  Details and here

Frack Free Yeovil information-awareness event, Near Coffee #1, Middle Street, Yeovil. Details

Open Farm Sunday at a farm near two new sites leased by IGas. This is not an anti-fracking event but will include information stalls about fracking. 10am-4pm, The Grange Farm, Warrington Road, Mickle Trafford, Cheshire CH2 4EB. Details and here

Sustaining out activism: building resilient communities. Two-day workshop by Seeds for Change, St Hilary, Vale of Glamorgan, details from frackfreewales@hotmail.com and here


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