Diary

Drilling Diary – January 2017

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20+ events about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas in January 2017, including information meetings, three Meet the Regulator drop-ins, presentations, planning committees, consultations and deadlines. Also advanced notice of dates later in the year. Updated throughout the month.

Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events or if any details are wrong.

Tuesday 3 January 2017

Frack Free North Somerset Open Meeting, 7.30pm, The Bristol Hotel, 29 Locking Rd, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3BZ. Details

Sheffield Against Fracking meeting, 7.30pm, Central United Reform Church café, Norfolk Street, Sheffield, S1 2JB

Wednesday 4 January 2017

Frack Free Sherwood Forest and Edwinstowe group meeting, 7pm, Black Swan, High St, Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9QR

Thursday 5 January 2017

Bassetlaw Against Fracking meeting, 7.30pm, Retford. Message via Facebook page for details

Friday 6 January 2017

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Rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operation at Preston New Road, 1pm-3pm, Westby Road, Preston, PR4 Details

Public meeting about proposal to use hydrofluoric acidisation at Egdon Resource’s well at Wressle, Lincolnshire. 7pm-9pm, St John’s Church Hall, Bigby Road, Brigg, near Grimsby DN20 8EJ.

Saturday 7 January 2017

Protect Sherwood Forest from fracking, meeting hosted by Friends of the Earth, includes short walk in the forest, gathering with speakers at the Major Oak and tea in the café at the visitor centre, 1pm-3pm, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre, Swinecote Road, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire NG21 9HN. Details

Sunday 8 January 2017

Free legal observer training, organised by A Voice for Leith Hill and Mole Valley Green Party, delivered by Green and Black Cross. 11am-4pm, Follett Hall, United Reform Church, 53 West St, Dorking RH4 1BS. Details and to register

Monday 9 January 2017

Roadside protest, anti-fracking, anti-Cuadrilla, 9am-3pm, Westby Road, Preston, PR4. Details

Frack Free Dearne Valley meeting, 1.30pm, United Reform Church Hall, Melton High Street, Wath-upon-Dearne S63 6RG Details

Presentation by Frack Free South Yorkshire to Thorpe Salvin Parish Council, 7pm, St Peter’s Church, Thorpe Salvin, Rotherham S80 3JP. Details

Frack Free Nottinghamshire meeting, 7pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161 – 163 Mansfield Road,  Nottingham NG1 3FR

Dronfield Town Council meeting at which INEOS shale gas plans for this part of Derbyshire may be discussed. 7.30pm, Council Chamber, Civic Hall, Dronfield, Derbyshire S18 1PD. Details

Tuesday 10 January 2017

Roadside protest, anti-fracking, anti-Cuadrilla, 9am-3pm, Westby Road, Preston, PR4. Details

Climate change and industry minister, Nick Hurd, questioned by the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy Committee, 9.30am, Committee Room 8, House of Parliament, London SW1A. Details

Eckington Parish Council meeting, at which INEOS shale gas plans for the area may be discussed, 7pm, Eckington Civic Centre, Civic Centre, Market Street, Eckington, Derbyshire S21 4JG. Details

Wednesday 11 January 2017

Roadside protest, anti-fracking, anti-Cuadrilla, 9am-3pm, Westby Road, Preston, PR4. Details

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. Altrincham, Trafford, Greater Manchester. Time and venue to be confirmed.POSTPONED

Demonstration outside Scunthorpe Civic Centre about planning application for oil production at Wressle, to be considered by North Lincolnshire Council’s planning committee (see below). 1pm, Scunthorpe Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe DN161AB. Details

Meeting of North Lincolnshire Council planning committee at which Egdon’s planning application for 15 years of oil and gas production at Wressle could be decided. 2pm, Scunthorpe Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe DN161AB.  Details and DrillOrDrop report on recommendation to approve.

Thursday 12 January 2017

Roadside protest, anti-fracking, anti-Cuadrilla, 9am-3pm, Westby Road, Preston, PR4. Details

Are we going to be fracked? presentation, 7.30pm, Letwell Village Hall, Letwell, Rotherham S81 4DF.  Details

Friday 13 January 2017

Roadside protest, anti-fracking, anti-Cuadrilla, 9am-3pm, Westby Road, Preston, PR4. Details

Saturday 14 January 2017

Frack Free South Yorkshire leafleting in Shireoaks, Rhodesia and Thorpe Salvin. Meet 10.30am at Meet at Laura’s Coffee Shop, 2 Shireoaks Row, Shireoaks S81 8LW (next to canal and near the railway station). Details

Sunday 15 January 2017

Deadline to sign petition calling for a UK ban on fracking for 20 years. Details

Monday 16 January 2017

Preston New Road rolling road protest, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, A583, Little Plumpton, Lancashire PR4 3PJ. Details

Final consultation opens on Joint Minerals and Waste Local Plan for West Sussex and the South Downs National Park. Runs until 13 March. Details and links

Ban Fracking Now: join Labour MSP Claudia Beamish to consult on her Scottish Parliamentary Bill to ban fracking, 7pm-8.30pm, Portobello Baptist Church Hall, 185 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh, EH15 1EU. Details

Presentation by INEOS, 7.45pm, Letwell Village Hall, Letwell Village, Rotherham S81 8DF. Invitation only Details

Tuesday 17 January 2017

Latest on Gayzer Frackman legal challenge, 7pm-9pm, Lytham Cricket Club, Church Road, Lytham FY8 5QD. Details

Frack Free Ashfield event: Basic introduction to fracking followed by a film screening of Groundswell Rising, 7.45pm, Acacia Centre, Acacia Avenue, Annesley Woodhouse, Nottinghamshire NG17 9BH Details

Wednesday 18 January 2017

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. Melton, Leicestershire. Time and venue to be confirmedPOSTPONED

South Yorkshire regional anti-fracking meeting, 7pm, CPRE Offices, 37 Stafford Road,Sheffield S2 2SF. Intended for South Yorkshire and East Midlands region (Not a public meeting) Details

Frack Free North Somerset Open Meeting, 7.30pm, The Bristol Hotel, 29 Locking Rd, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3BZ. Details

Action plan Dronfield. Meeting called by Dronfield Against Fracking to discuss shale gas plans by INEOS for the area. 7.30pm-10pm, The Green Dragon, Church Street, Dronfield, S18 1QB. Details

Thursday 19 January 2017

South Downs National Park Authority planning committee meeting. Watch for updates on UK Oil & Gas planning application to produce oil for 20 years at Markwells Wood, West Sussex. 10am, Memorial Hall, South Downs Centre, North St, Midhurst GU29 9DH. Details

Are we going to be fracked? Presentation by Frack Free South Yorkshire to Sprotbrough & Cusworth Parish Council, 7pm, Goldsmith Centre, Sprotbrough Rd, Sprotbrough, Doncaster DN5 8BP. Details

Unstone Parish Council meeting at which the INEOS application will be discussed, 7.30pm, Moorland View Meeting Room, near the Barracks Pub, Apperknowle, Derbyshire

Friday 20 January 2017

Frack Free East Yorkshire’s free talk and discussion about fracking, Melbourne Village, Main Street, Melbourne, near Pocklington, YO42 4QJ. Details

Saturday 21 January 2017

Civil law for activists training opportunity, organised by the Weald Action Group, 2.30pm-4.30pm, St Matthew’s Church Hall, 71 Station Road, Redhill, Surrey RH1 1DL. To register and details

None violent direct action training, 11am-5pm, The Crescent, off Blossom Street, York YO24 1AW. Details

Sunday 22 January 2017

Fracking information event with film and presentation, 2.30pm, Bempton and Buckton Community Hall, High Street, Bempton, Bridlington YO15 1HS

Monday 23 January 2017

Roadside protest, 8am, A E Yates Ltd, Cranfield Road, Lostock Industrial Estate, Lostock, Bolton BL6 4SB. Details

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Frack Free Exmoor, Quantocks and Sedgemoor, presentation and screening of Groundswell Rising, 7pm-9pm, Victoria Park Community Centre, Park Drive, Bridgwater Somerset TA6 7AS. Details

Sheffield Against Fracking free screening of the film, Living with Fracking, Norfolk Street, Sheffield, S1 2JB. Invitation only.

Tuesday 24 January 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Westminster Hall debate on UK decarbonisation and carbon capture and storage, 2.30pm-4pm, Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament, London SW1. Details

Extraordinary General Meeting of Eckington Parish Council, 7pm, Eckington Civic Centre, Market Street, Eckington, Derbyshire, S21 4JG

Frack Free Greater Manchester monthly meeting, 7.15pm, The Green Fish Resource Centre, Manchester M4 1LE. Details

Fracking in the Gowy Valley. Audio visual presentation by Frack Free Cheshire, 7.30pm, The Boshaw Centre, Village Road, Dunham on the Hill, Frodsham, Cheshire WA6 OLX. Details

Frack Free Mansfield meeting, 7.30pm, Friends Meeting House, Rosemary Street, Mansfield NG19 6AB. Details

First meeting of Frack Free Southport meeting, 8pm-9pm, The Bold Hote, 583 Lord Street, Southport, PR9 OBE. Details

Wednesday 25 January 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Westminster Hall debate on the sale of the Green Investment Bank, 4.30pm-5.30pm, Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament, London SW1.Details

Mosborough Against Fracking monthly meet-Up, 8pm, The Alma, 76 South Street, Mosborough, S20 5DF

Thursday 26 January 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. 2pm-7pm, Market Weighton Community Hall, Station Road, Market Weighton, East Yorkshire, YO43 3AX.

Are we going to be fracked? presentation, 7pm-9pm, Shireoaks Village Hall, St Luke’s Church, Shireoaks Road, Shireoaks, S81 8LX. Details

Are we going to be fracked? presentation, 7.30pm, Green Lawns Community Centre, 8 Warren Walk, Marsh Lane, Derbyshire S21 5RX. Details

Friday 27 January 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Film screening of Fractured Land followed by discussion, hosted by Friends of the Earth Central Lancashire,7pm-9pm, Mystery Tea Shop, 23 Cannon Street, Preston PR1 3NR. Details

Saturday 28 January 2017

Preston New Road Solidarity Saturday, 10am-2pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road PE4 3PE. Details

Sunday 29 January 2017

Additional fracking information event at Bempton and Buckton Community Hall (see also 22 January 2017), 2pm, High Street, Bempton, Bridlington YO15 1HS

Film night and meeting of Frack Free Totnes, 7pm, Royal Seven Stars, The Plains, Totnes TQ9 5DD. Details

Monday 30 January 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Frack Free Leeds meeting, 7pm-8pm, The George Pub, 67-69 Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3BB. Details

Tuesday 31 January 2017

eckington-alternative-exhibitionContinuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Gathering at the Irish Dail to urge the Select Committee on Communications, Climate Action and Environment, who are at present examining the bill to ban fracking, to pass the bill without further delay. 11.30am-2pm, Leinster House, House of the Oireachtas, Kildare Street, Dublin 2. Details

INEOS exhibition, 2pm-8pm, Green Lawns Community Centre, 8 Warren Walk, Marsh Lane, Derbyshire S21 5RX

Alternative exhibition: The truth about fracking, 2pm-8pm, Marsh Lane Community Centre, Main Road, Marsh Lane S21 5RH. Details

Frack Free North Somerset Open Meeting, 7.30pm, The Bristol Hotel, 29 Locking Rd, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3BZ. Details

Coming up

February 2017

Wednesday 1 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, Public Health England and Lancashire County Council,  2pm-7pm, Wrea Green Institute, Station Road, Wrea Green, Preston, PR4 2PH

The Lancashire Appeals: ‘What’s the fracking story?’. Meeting of the Institute of Acoutstics Southern Branch on the background to Lancashire County Council’s decision to turn down planning applications at Roseacre Wood and Preston New Road with consultants Andy McKenzie and Ed Clarke. 6pm-9pm,  Guildhall Winchester, The Broadway, Winchester, SO23 9GH. Details and booking

Monthly meeting of Frack Free Sherwood Forest and Edwinstowe, 7pm, Black Swan, High Street, Edwinstowe,  Nottinghamshire NG21 9QR. Details

Thursday 2 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Closing date for consultation on application for a variation of environmental permit for Horse Hill-1 well site, Horse Hill, Hookwood, Horley, Surrey RH6 0HN. Details

Are we going to be fracked? presentation, 7pm, Miners’ Hall, 2 Huddersfield Road, Barnsley S70 2LS. Details

Frack Free Scarborough twice-monthly meeting, 7pm, Scarborough Railwayman’s Social Club, Central Railway Station, Westborough, Scarborough YO11 1TN. Details

Preston Frack Off meeting, 7pm-10pm, Beautiful Planet, 53A Friargate
Preston, Lancashire PR1 2AT Details

Fight the Frack – Bristol & Somerset Fundraiser, 8pm-2pm, Attic Bar, 1 North Street, Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3PR. Details

Friday 3 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Haxby and Wigginton Against Fracking host a free showing of the film Groundswell Rising, followed by discussion with Dr Tim Thornton. 7pm for 7.30pm start, Haxby and Wigginton Methodist Church, The Village, Haxby, York YO32 2JH. Details

Saturday 4 February 2017

Friends of the Earth East Midlands regional gathering, 10am-4pm, Nottingham CVS, 7 Mansfield Road, Nottingham, NG1 3FB. Details or contact howard.whitehead@foe.co.uk

Monday 6 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Frack Off! Frack On! Nottingham Secular Society debate between INEOS and Frack Free Nottinghamshire. The motion is: “This House believes that Fracking is intrinsically safe and will be of great benefit to our country!” 7.30pm-9pm, The Canal House Bar, 48-52 Canal Street, Nottingham NG1 7EH. Details

Tuesday 7 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum Keynote Seminar: Future prospects for Carbon Capture and Storage, morning, central London. Details

University College London Institute for Sustainable Resources and Energy Institute joint seminar: World Energy Outlook 2016, 5.30pm, GO1, Central House, 14 Upper Woburn Place, London WC1H 0NN. Details and to book

Frack Free Yeovil meeting, 7pm-10pm, Meadow Road, Yeovil BA21 5PD. Details and venue address.

Free film screening of Do The Math, hosted by Fossil Free Greater Manchester, 7pm-9pm, Black Dog Ballroom, Church Street, Manchester M4 1PW. Details and to register

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting, 7.30pm, Cafe, Central United Reformed Church, Chapel Walk, off Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. Details

Wednesday 8 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

The Lush Summit for activists and campaigners, 11am-5pm, Tobacco Dock, Wapping Lane, London E1W 2SF. Details and to register

Frack Free East Yorkshire planning meeting, 7.30pm, the Blue Bell, 5 River Head, Driffield YO25 6NX. Details

Thursday 9 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

The Lush Summit for activists and campaigners, 11am-5pm, Tobacco Dock, Wapping Lane, London E1W 2SF. Details and to register

Publication of Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Public Attitudes Tracking Survey, Wave 20

Frack Free Cleveland meeting, 6pm-8pm, Salburn House Hotel bar, Marine Parade, Saltburn TS12 1BX. Details

Friday 10 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Frack Free Notts leafleting at Light Night 2017, 7pm-9pm, outside Broadway Cinema, 14-18 Broad Street, Nottingham NG1 3AL. Details

Saturday 11 February 2017

Friends of the Earth Yorkshire gathering, 10.30am-5pm, The Priory Street Centre, 15 Priory Street, York, YO1 6ET. Details or carla.doran@foe.co.uk

Monday 13 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Frack Free Scalby, Burniston & Cloughton Group, 7pm, Cloughton Hall, Mill Lane, Scarborough, North Yorkshire Yo13 0AB. Details

Tuesday 14 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Are we going to be fracked? Presentation by Frack Free South Yorkshire, Rossington Parish Council, Rossington Parish Hall, McConnell Crescent, Rossington, Doncaster DN11 0PL. To be confirmed. Details

 Wednesday 15 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, to be confirmed.

Civic Society Talk: Both sides of the fracking debate with Dr Eric Wade, honorary research fellow, Department of Earth Sciences, Durham University, 7.30pm, Morpeth Methodist Church, Howard Terrace, Morpeth NE61 1HU. Details

Frack Free North Somerset Open Meeting, 7.30pm, The Bristol Hotel, 29 Locking Rd, Weston-super-Mare BS23 3BZ. Details

Thursday 16 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. Venue and times tba

No Fracking in Barnsley meeting, 7pm, White Bear, Church Street, Barnsley town centre (opposite the town hall), S70 2AH. Details

Frack Free Scarborough twice-monthly meeting, 7pm, Scarborough Railwayman’s Social Club, Central Railway Station, Westborough, Scarborough YO11 1TN. Details

Friday 17 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Closing date for public consultation on the proposed Prohibition of Fracking etc (Scotland) Bill, proposed by MSP Claudia Beamish to banning fracking in Scotland. Details

Saturday 18 February 2017

Public anti-fracking presentation, 1.30pm, Beighton Lifestyle Centre, High Street, Beighton Sheffield S20 1HE. Details

Monday 20 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Likely date for Nottinghamshire County Council planning committee to decide on the application by Dart/IGas for its shale gas exploration at Tinker Lane, near Blyth and Torworth. To be confirmed. Details 

Frack Free Yeovil meeting, 7pm-10pm, Meadow Road, Yeovil BA21 5PD. Details and contact for venue address.

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. Doncaster, South Yorkshire. Time and venue to be confirmed

Meeting of Surrey County Council planning and regulatory committee, which may decide an application by Europa Oil & Gas to add extra security fencing at its Bury Hill Wood (Holmwood) oil exploration site. The meeting may also consider the company’s traffic management plan for the Bury Hill Wood site. To be confirmed 10.30am, Ashcombe Suite, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN

First possible date for Surrey County Council to consider the UK Oil & Gas planning application for extended well testing and more drilling at Horse Hill, near Horley and Gatwick Airport.

Thursday 23 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Direct action training, 7pm, Retford Labour Hall, New Street, Retford DN22 6EG. Details

Are we going to be fracked? presentation, 7.30pm, Zion URC Church Hall, 21 Langsett Road South, Oughtibridge S35 0GX. Details

Friday 24 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Frack Free Dearne Valley present Dash for Cash film screening, 7pm, Ings lane Sports and Social Club, Vancouver Drive, Bolton-upon-Dearne S63 8DT. Details 

Saturday 25 February 2017

Friends of the Earth Greater South East regional gathering, 11am-4pm, The Printworks, 143 Clapham Rd, London SW9 0HP. Details or contact  laura.mcfarlane-shopes@foe.co.uk

Friends of the Earth North West regional gathering, 10.30am-5pm, The Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT. Details or contact Carla.doran@foe.co.uk

Monday 27 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Frack Free Scalby, Burniston & Cloughton Group, 7pm, Cloughton Hall, Mill Lane, Scarborough, North Yorkshire Yo13 0AB. Details

Tuesday 28 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Meet the BGS drop-in event on environmental baseline monitoring in the Fylde. 3pm-8pm, Boys Brigade, Carr Lane, Treales, Kirkham PR4 3SS.

March 2017

Wednesday 1 March 2017

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. Long Eaton, Derbyshire, time and venue to be confirmed.

Thursday 2 March 2017

British Geological Survey drop-in event about its Vale of Pickering environmental baseline monitoring, 2pm-8pm, Kirby Misperton Village Hall, High Row, Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire YO17 6XN

Saturday 4 March 2017

Free Power Up event hosted by Friends Of the Earth on using the legal and plannign systems to fight fracking, 10.30am-5pm, University of Sheffield, Sheffield S3, Details and to book a place

Tuesday 7 March 2017

9am deadline for applications to the 2017 Campaign Bootcamp. Details

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting, 7.30pm, Cafe, Central United Reformed Church, Chapel Walk, off Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. Details

Wednesday 8 March 2017

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. Warrington, Cheshire. Time and venue to be confirmed.

Monday 13 March 2017

Closing date for comments in final consultation on West Sussex and South Downs National Park joint minerals and waste plan. Details and links

Wednesday 15 March 2017

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. Barnsley area. Time and venue to be confirmed.

Friday 17 March 2017

Closing date for consultation by Natural England on whether to confirm the West Pennine Moors as a SSSI. Confirmation would help prevent fracking from the surface of the area. Link to consultation

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. Nottingham. Time and venue to be confirmed.

Fracking debate hosted by Leeds Green Party. 7pm-9pm, Headingley Enterprise & Arts Centre, Bennett Road, Leeds, LS6 3HN. Details and to register 

Thursday 30 March 2017

Publication of government statistics on greenhouse gas emissions and energy trends and prices.

Meet the Regulators drop-in session, with representatives of Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, and Public Health England. Ribble Valley, Lancashire. Time and venue to be confirmed.

April 2017

Sunday 2 April 2017

Screening of H2Oil, 7pm, The Boileroom, 13 Stokefields, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4LS. Details

Tuesday 4 April 2017

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting, 7.30pm, Cafe, Central United Reformed Church, Chapel Walk, off Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. Details

Sunday 9 April 2017

Screening of There will be blood, 7pm, The Boileroom, 13 Stokefields, Guildford, Surrey, GU1 4LS. Details

May

Thursday 4 May 2017

Local government elections

Publication of Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Public Attitudes Tracking Survey, Wave 21

Sunday 7 May 2017

Start of week-long Campaign Bootcamp, Bore Place, Kent. Details

June 2017

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Start of Terrapin Training 3-day master class in petroleum economics, London, Details

Thursday 29 June 2017

Publication of government statistics on greenhouse gas emissions and energy trends and prices

July 2017

Monday 10 July 2017

Start of week-long Campaign Bootcamp, Bore Place, Kent. Details

Wednesday 19 July 2017

Are we going to be fracked? Presentation and discussion including speaker from Frack Free South Yorkshire, 10.30am, Penistone and District Probus Club, St John’s Community Centre, Church Street, Penistone.

October 2017

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Start of Terrapin Training 3-day master class in shale gas development, London, Details

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