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What’s happening this week? 18-24 July 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 July and later in the year here

Monday 18 July 2016

Court date for trial of people arrested at protests outside Horse Hill exploration site at Horley, Surrey. 10am, South East Surrey Magistrates Court, Hatchlands Rd, Redhill RH1 6DH. Details

Fracking good or bad? Talk by Keith Tovey to Rotary Club of Cambridge South, 5.46pm-8pm, Old Dining Hall, Westminster College, Madingley Road, Cambridge CB3 0AA. Details

Are We Going To Be Fracked? Presentation and talk by Frack Free South Yorkshire. 7.30pm, Jump Working Men`s Club, Wentworth Road, Jump, Barnsley, S74 0JX. Details

Tuesday 19 July 2016

Court date for trial of people arrested at protests outside Horse Hill exploration site at Horley, Surrey. 10am, South East Surrey Magistrates Court, Hatchlands Rd, Redhill RH1 6DH. Details

Gathering on the Green, annual anti-fracking gathering, this year with a visit from Natalie Bennett, 3.30pm, Lytham Windmill, Central Beach, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire FY8 5LB. Details

Frack Free Isle of Wight public meeting- How fracking could affect the Isle of Wight and the South West Coast in particular. Doors open 6.30pm, presentations at 7pm, followed by Q&A, Wilberforce Hall, Main Road, Brighstone, PO30 4AH. Details

Wednesday 20 July 2016

Fracking Open Meeting, organised by Barnsley Green Party, with speaker,Andrew Cooper, Green Party of England & Wales Energy Spokesperson, on fracking, climate change and renewable energy. 7pm, YMCA, Blucher Street Barnsley South Yorkshire S70 1AP

Thursday 21 July 2016

Public exhibition by Horse Hill Developments Ltd, the holding company that operates the Horse Hill exploration well, near Gatwick. 12 noon-7.30pm, Charlwood Parish Hall, 92 The Street, Charlwood, Surrey, RH6 0DU.

Informal information session by the Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive and Public Health England about regulation of the oil and gas industry. 2pm-7.30pm, Mickle Trafford Village Hall, Mickle Trafford, Chester, CH2 4EB.

Public information event by Halsall Against Fracking about seismic testing around Formby due to start this month. 7.30pm-9pm, The Gild Hall, Church Road, Formby L37 3NG. Details or phone 07477 694477.

Frack Free Penistone & Stocksbridge Planning Meeting. First meeting of Frack Free Penistone & Stocksbridge Community Group. Meeting is called to begin planning events to raise awareness of group locally. 7pm, Inman Pavilion, Moorland Drive, Stocksbridge S36 1EG

Friday 22 July 2016

Extended closing date for public comments on IGas application ES/3524 to Nottinghamshire County council for an exploratory shale gas well at land off the A634 between Blyth and Barn by Moor, in Bassetlaw (also known as Tinker Lane). Link to application

Frack Free York street stall, 4.30pm-6pm, War Memorial, Station Rise, York. Details

Saturday 23 July 2016

Let’s talk energy, discussion staged by Chichester Festival Theatre about fracking and the future of our energy supplies. Alistair Beaton, author of FRACKED!, a show currently running at the theatre(link) hosts the event where theatregoers and non-theatregoers are invited to come along, listen, and ask difficult questions. The case against fracking is put by Julie Wassmer and David Smythe; the case in favour by Nick Riley and Ernest Rutter. 11am, Chichester Festival Theatre, Oaklands Park, Chichester, PO19 6AP, £5 tickets, Details

Frack Free York street stall, 11am-1pm, Bishopthorpe Road, York. Details

Sunday 24 July 2016

Frack Free York street stall, 12noon-2pm, St Helen’s Square, York. Details

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 July and later in the year here


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