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What’s happening this week? 14-21 August 2016

whats happening this week

Lord of the Rings inspired Don’t Frack The Shires walk and meeting, along with information stalls, drop-in events, presentations, discussions, and a consultation deadline. All this week in DrillOrDrop’s round up of events about fracking, onshore oil and gas and the reactions to 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 August and later in the year here

Sunday 14 August 2016

Sheffield Against Fracking information stall, 11.30am-5pm, Lowedges Festival, Greenhill Park, Gresley Road, Sheffield S8 7HL

Sheffield Against Fracking information stall at South Yorkshire Festival, 12 noon-5pm, Wortley Hall, Wortley, Sheffield S35 7DB

Keep Wiltshire Frack Free information stall at the Gaunts House Summer Gathering in Wimborne, Dorset. Details

Tuesday 16 August

Frack Free Driffield and Wolds Campaign Group’s drop in information and awareness event, 5pm-7pm, Village Hall, Station Road, Middleton-on-the-Wolds, East Yorkshire YO25 9UQ. Details

Are we going to be fracked? Frack Free Doncaster event with presentation and discussion, 7pm-8.15pm, Upstairs at the Real Junk Food Project Cafe, 13 Scott Lane, Doncaster DN1 1EU. Details

Stop fracking here now. Keep East Lancashire Frack Free networking and information meeting, open from 6.30pm, Friends Meeting House, Paradise Lane, Blackburn BB2 1LY. Details

Wednesday 17 August 2016

Earth First Summer Gathering 2016, rural Northamptonshire. Details

Frack Free Mansfield meeting, 7.30pm, Friends Meeting House, Rosemary St, Mansfield NG19 6AB

Greenpeace campaigner, Rick Guest, wearing a wizard’s cloak and hat, begins walk from Hereford to Symonds Yat. Details

Thursday 18 August 2016

Earth First Summer Gathering 2016, rural Northamptonshire. Details

Friday 19 August 2016

Deadline for comments on Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council local plan which says proposals for shale gas exploration and production by fracking “will generally be supported”.  Link to consultation and DrillOrDrop post

Earth First Summer Gathering 2016, rural Northamptonshire. Details

Photoshoot for Frack Free Ashfield, 10am, car park of The Maypole, 29, Dawgates Lane, Skegby, NG17 3DA

Saturday 20 August 2016

Gathering of the Shires – High Noon at Yat Rock. Meeting hosted by Don’t Frack the Shires to oppose gas developments in the Forest of Dean and Wye Valley. 12 noon-1pm, Symonds Yat Rock View Point, Coleford. Nearest postcode GL16 7LZ or grid reference SO564160. Details

Earth First Summer Gathering 2016, rural Northamptonshire. Details

Frack Free Doncaster information stall at Aukley Show, Aukley, Doncaster

Bore Free Eastry get-together, 5pm, Eastry Scout Hall, Wilmott Place, Eastry, nr Sandwich, Kent, CT13 0QB

Sunday 21 August 2016

March Around the Mill – anti-fracking march and rally organised by No Fracking in Barnsley and Barnsley Green Party. Meet 1pm for 1.30pm start at Worsbrough Mill Museum & Country Park, Park Road (A61), Barnsley S70 5LJ  Walk is around Worsbrough Mill reservoir (approx 2 miles, suitable for wheelchair access) and return to the mill for a rally with speakers.  CANCELLED

Earth First Summer Gathering 2016, rural Northamptonshire. 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 August and later in the year here

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  1. March round the Mill is cancelled.  Landowner Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council withdrew permission.  David Burley

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