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What’s happening this week? 19-25 September 2016

whats happening this week

20+ events this week: including Gayzer Frackman delivers a “bribe” to Downing Street, Challenging fracking through litigation and empowering communities, plus workshops, training days, deadlines, meetings, information sessions and film screenings.

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 September and later in the year here

Monday 19 September 2016

Anti-fracking campaigner, Gayzer Frackman, presents a “cheque” for £10,000 to Downing Street, 12 noon, London SW1A Details

London stands with Standing Rock, rally in support of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe which is protesting against the construction of an oil pipeline a mile from its reservation in North Dakota. 4pm-6pm, US Embassy, 24 Grosvenor Square, London WIA 2LQ. Details

Challenging fracking through litigation and empowering communities. Free event organised by The Environmental Law Foundation and CrowdJustice, hosted by Garden Court Chambers, to explore the role of litigation in empowering communities to respond to fracking. Speakers include campaigner Gayzer Frackman, Emma Montlake (Environmental Law Foundation), Dr Paul Stookes (Richard Buxton Environmental & Public Law Solicitors), Marc Willers QC (Garden Court Chambers) and Richard Taylor (Energy Adviser to the Climate Litigation Working Group). 6pm, Garden Court Chambers – 57-60 Lincoln’s Inn Fields, London, WC2A 3LJ. Details and to register.

Frack Free Nottinghamshire film screening, Voices From The Gasfields, 7pm-10pm, Rough Trade, 5 Broad St, Nottingham NG1 3AJ. Details

Tuesday 20 September 2016

Frack Free Yeovil meeting, 7pm, Bicknell Gardens, Yeovil. Details and for full venue address

Local residents fracking meeting by Frack Free Exmoor, Quantocks and Sedgemoor, 7.30pm-10.30pm, The Windmill Inn, West Quantoxhead, Somerset TA4 4DS. Details

Wednesday 21 September 2016

Building surveyor day, including the issue of fracking, continuing professional development day, Holiday Inn, Lakeview, Bridge Road, Cambridge CB24 9PH. Details

Cheshire informal information session attended by staff from The Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority and Public Health England. 2pm-7.30pm,  Winnington Park Recreation Club, Park Road, Winnington, Northwich, CW8 4EB

Protest outside regulators’ information meeting, 2pm-7.30pm, Winnington Park Recreation Club, Park Road, Northwich CW8 4EB. Details

Keep Wiltshire Frack Free September meeting, 7.30pm-10pm, Newton Social Club, 24 Stallard Street. Trowbridge.BA14 9AG. Details

Frack Free Cotswold free screening of Groundswell Rising, 7.30pm-9pm, The Organic Farm Shop, Abbey Home Farm, Burford Rd, Cirencester GL7 5HF. Details

Free fracking information event with speakers including Dr Tim Thornton, Right Reverend Graham Cray, Dr Liz Garthwaite and Rachel Robinson. 7.30pm, Burniston & Cloughton Village Hall, High Street, Burniston, Scarborough YO13 0HJ. Details

Thursday 22 September 2016

The Future of Oil and Gas. Discussion on UK oil and gas the London hydrocarbon business. Organised by the Institution of Chemical Engineering, 6pm-8pm, One Portland Place, London W1B 1PN. Details

Frack Free Bradford on Avon screening of the film Groundswell Rising, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Upper Masonic Hall, Church Street, Bradford on Avon, Wiltshire BA15 1LN. Free event. Details

Facts before fracking meeting about health issues. A public meeting, 7pm for 7.30pm, Bassil Shippam Centre, Tozer Way, Chichester. Speakers include representatives from the medical charity, MEDACT, along with RSPB and Keep Kirdford and Wisborough Green. More information fromvbriginshaw@talktalk.net or  01243 773522.

Frack Barclays. A ‘How to Guide’ webinar, 6.30pm. Free. Register and details

Friday 23 September 2016

5pm deadline for comments on Leicestershire’s minerals plan. Link to the Local Plan and supporting documents

5pm deadline for consultation on Cheshire West and Chester local plan, part two (land allocation and detailed policies). Details

Bill Rigby of Frack Free Harrogate District talk on fracking to Bilton Men’s Forum. Details

Screening of Fractured Land, a film about Calen Behn, A first Nations law graduate who takes on the oil and gas industry in northern Canada. 8:35pm–9:55pm, Film House, 88 Lothian Road, Edinburgh EH3 9BZ.  Part of the Take One Action festivalDetails

Saturday 24 September 2016

Friends of the Earth Scotland hosts Activists’ Assembly: Working together for a fossil free Scotland, 9.30apm-5pm, City of Edinburgh Methodist Church – 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9BX. Details and to register

Frack Free Mansfield leafleting and information stall, 11am-1pm, Stockwell Gate, Mansfield, NG18 5QQ. Details

United against fracking: campaigner training and workshops, 10am-5pm, Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess Street, Manchester M1 6DD. Details

Screening of Fractured Land, a film about Calen Behn, A first Nations law graduate who takes on the oil and gas industry in northern Canada. 7pm-8.20pm, Centre for Contemporary Arts, 350 Sauchiehall Street, Glasgow G2 3JD. Part of the Take One Action festivalDetails

Sunday 25 September 2016

Frack Free Ashfield stall at Ashfield Gala, 12 noon onwards, Healdswood Park, Mansfield Road, Sutton in Ashfield NG17 3EE. Details

Anti-BP splashmob to tell the British Museum to drop sponsorship by BP, 12 noon, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. 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 September and later in the year here

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