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What’s happening this week? 6-12 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. Event listings for the rest of June and later in the year here

Monday 6 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, 8pm, Maghull Methodist Church. Details

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

Debate in the Northern Ireland Assembly on a motion by Sinn Fein assembly members Oliver McMullan and Gerry Kelly: That this Assembly notes with concern the application by Infrastrata to drill at Woodburn Forest, County Antrim; recognises the concerns of residents in County Antrim over drilling proposals at the forest; and calls on the Executive to ensure that such applications are not approved until assurances are secured against any negative potential impacts on water supply, the environment, tourism and local communities. Details

Don’t drill Antrim Water rally at the Northern Ireland Assembly building at Stormont, Belfast, from 5.45pm. Details

Tuesday 7 June 2016

Meeting of All Party Parliamentary Group on shale gas regulation and planning, with questions to James Wharton, Minister for Communities and Local Government, Chris Stratton of the Landscape Institute, Richard Blyth of the Royal Town Planning Institute and Greg Shillabeer of Arcus Consultancy Services Ltd, 4pm-5pm [NOTE CHANGED START TIME AND FINISH], House of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA. Invitation only. Details

38 Degrees delivers petition to the UK Government, calling on the Energy and Climate Change Secretary, Amber Rudd, to lay advice before parliament from the Committee on Climate Change about onshore oil and gas development, including fracking. At 6pm on 6 June, the number of signatures stood at more than 110,000.

Guardians of the Dean free daily rambles against fracking organised by Frack Off Our Forest.  Buttington Terrace, Sedbury- The Park, Tidenham Chase. Details and here

Sheffield Against Fracking meeting, 7.30pm, Red Lion, 109 Charles Street, Sheffield, S1 2ND. Details

Whitworth Against Fracking campaign meeting, 7pm-9pm, The Cock and Magpie, Tonge Lane End, Whitworth, Lancashire OL12 8BJ Details

Wednesday 8 June 2016

Guardians of the Dean free daily rambles against fracking organised by Frack Off Our Forest : Tidenham Chase-Bigsweir Bridge (via Brockweir Village Shop). Details and here

Transition cafe: North West Groups Meet up,6.30pm-9pm, Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT. Details

Knostrop Organisers Meeting with Frack Free Leeds, 7pm-9pm, Wharf Chambers, Ground Floor, 23-25 Wharf Street, Leeds, LS2 7EQ. Details

Thursday 9 June 2016

Guardians of the Dean free daily rambles against fracking organised by Frack Off Our Forest Bigsweir Bridge-Agincourt Square, Monmouth (via Bell Inn, Redbrook).Details and here

Friday 10 June 2016

Health and fracking masterclass hosted by Medact and the Faculty of Public Heath, 10.30am-4pm, Sheffield Quaker Meeting House, 10 St James Street, Sheffield, S1 2EW Details

Guardians of the Dean free daily rambles against fracking organised by Frack Off Our Forest: Agincourt Square, Monmouth- Speculation, Cannop (via Dog & Muffler Inn, Joyford). Details and here

Wigan, Leigh and Makerfield – Fracking Exposed public meeting, 7pm-8.30pm, Standish Community Centre, Moody Street, off Church Street, Wigan WN6 0JY. Details

Saturday 11 June 2016

Sheffield Against Fracking stall  and Frack Free South Yorkshire workshop (2.30pm-3.30pm) at Peace in the Park event, Ponderosa Park, Upperthorpe, Sheffield.

Guardians of the Dean free daily rambles against fracking organised by Frack Off Our Forest Speculation, Cannop – Mitcheldean High Street (via Aunt Martha’s Victorian Tearoom, Steam Mills). Details and here

Sunday 12 June 2016

Frack Free Hambleton awareness walk, 11am-4pm, meeting at Sutton Bank Visitors Centre car park,  Sutton Bank YO7 2EH. Details

Guardians of the Dean free daily rambles against fracking organised by Frack Off Our Forest Mitcheldean Library – Moat Lane, Taynton (via May Hill, Glasshouse Inn).Details and here

Please let us know (click here) if any of these dates are incorrect or if events are missing. Event listings for the rest of June and later in the year here

Updated: 7/6/2016 to included changed start time to APPG meeting on 7 June 2016


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