What’s happening this week? 20-26 March 2017


In this week’s listings:

  • Nottinghamshire County Council considers IGas shale gas plans for Tinker Lane
  • Europa’s plans for oil exploration near Leith Hill on the agenda at Surrey County Council
  • Leeds debate on fracking 
  • Plus deadlines, court appearances, presentations, film screenings, workshops, protests

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

Monday 20 March 2017

Pre-trial hearing for people arrested in January at protests against operations by Angus Energy at Brockham, near Dorking in Surrey, 10am, Redhill Magistrates Court, Hatchlands Road, Redhill RH1 6DH.

Deadline for comments on application for an environmental permit for exploratory oil well at Wood Barn Farm, Adversane Lane, Broadford Bridge, nr Billingshurst, West Sussex. Details

Tuesday 21 March 2017

Meeting of Nottinghamshire County Council’s planning and licensing committee to consider IGas’s Tinker Lane application for exploratory shale gas drilling. 10.30am, County Hall, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7QP. Details

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

Taking back control. Meeting on holding councils to account, hosted by Stroud District Green Party. 7.30pm-9pm, The Imperial Hotel, Station Road, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 3AP. Details

What you can do about fracking. Presentation by Phil Daly of Sheffield Against Fracking, 8pm-10.30pm, Queens, 135  High Street, Mosborough S20 5AF. Details

Wednesday 22 March 2017

On yer bike Cuadrilla. Protest event at Preston New Road fracking site to reclaim the cycle lane, 8am-6pm, Little Plumpton, nr Blackpool, PR4 3PH. Details

Scheduled meeting of Surrey County Council Planning and Regulatory Committee at which Europa’s landscape restoration plan for Bury Hill Wood is to be discussed. 10.30am, Ashcombe Suite, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN. Details

Presentation by Peter Allison of the Joint Executive Board of Yorkshire Local Council Association. 7pm, Firbeck Village Hall, New Road, Firbeck S81 8JY. Details

Frack Free Chorley & South Ribble monthly meeting, 7:30pm, Trader Jacks, Hollinshead Street, Chorley PR7 1EP. Details

Thursday 23 March 2017

Mosborough fracking meeting, chaired by Clive Betts MP, with INEOS, Sheffield City Council, the Environment Agency and Mosborough Against Fracking.7.30pm, Mosborough Primary School, New School Road, Mosborough S20 5ES. Details

Harthill Against Fracking meeting, 7.30pm, the Beehive Pub, 16 Union Street, Harthill, S26 7YH. Details

Friday 24 March 2017

Clowne anti-fracking presentation by Frack Free South Yorkshire, 7.30pm, Clowne Community Centre, Recreation Close, Clowne, S43 4PL. Details

Film screening of Gasland, 7.30pm, Hilton Parish Church, Tomatin Road, Inverness IV2 4UA. Details

Saturday 25 March 2017

Know your rights workshop hosted by Manchester Green and Black Cross, 1pm-4pm, Maple Farm, Moss House Lane, near Preston PR4 3PE. Details

Public Fossil Free Training Tour creative action and media training workshop, organised by 350.org and People & Planet, 11am-4pm, Newcastle University Students’ Union, King’s Road, Newcastle Upon Tynde, NE1 8QC. Details and tickets.

Sunday 26 March 2017

Public Fossil Free Training Tour creative action and media training workshop, organised by 350.org and People & Planet, 11am-4pm, Liverpool Social Centre, 94 Bold Street, Liverpool L1 4HY. Details and tickets

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