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What’s happening this week? 30 January-5 February 2017

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In this week’s events listing:

  • Two exhibitions at Marsh Lane, the Derbyshire village where INEOS plans to explore for shale gas
  • Meet the Regulators drop-in event on regulation at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road in Lancashire
  • Continuing rolling protests outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site
  • Plus meetings, film show, fundraiser, consultation deadline and rally outside the Irish Parliament

Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. And click here for our event listing for the rest of February and beyond here.

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

Continuing 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 about plans for shale gas exploration at Marsh Lane, 2pm-8pm, Green Lawns Community Centre, 8 Warren Walk, Marsh Lane, Derbyshire S21 5RX

Alternative exhibition: The truth about fracking, by opponents of INEOS’s plans for Marsh Lane, 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

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

Solidarity Saturday, gathering in support of opponents of Cuadrilla’s shale gas operation at Preston New Road, Lancashire, 10am-2pm, Maple Farm,  Preston New Road, PR4 3PE.Details

Leith Hill Villagers Action Day against local oil drilling, 1pm-4pm, Coldharbour, Leith Hill, near Dorking. Details


Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. And click here for our event listing for the rest of February and beyond here.

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  1. Considering this website has been vocal about it in the past I’d have thought you would have mentioned Tuesday is the last day of Geza Tarjanyi’ finance raising appeal. Oh wait…..he has raised less than a third of what he ‘claims’ he needs in lawyers fee’s!
    The key to good journalism is to report on painful stories as well as the good feel factor ones which you’ve been not to bad at in the past. Let’s not deviate from that when things are really starting to heat up.

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