Diary

What’s happening this week? 29 May-4 June 2017

Scottish government consultation

In this week’s listings:

  • Daily Frack Free Fun Club in Lancashire
  • Deadline for comments on Scottish Government consultation on unconventional oil and gas
  • Direct action training workshops
  • More screenings off The Bentley Effect

June Drilling Diary coming soon for future events. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included.


Frack Free fun clubMonday 29 May 2017

Frack Free Fun Club: family-friendly fun during half term, 10am-4pm, Maple Farm Nursery, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton  PR4 3PE. Details

Tuesday 30 May 2017

Frack Free Fun Club: family-friendly fun during half term, 10am-4pm, Maple Farm Nursery, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton  PR4 3PE. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6.30pm-9.30pm: Village hall, Pottergate, Gilling East, YO62 4JJ. Details

Wednesday 31 May 2017

Final date for comments on the Scottish Government’s consultation on fracking. Details

Divest from fossil fuels events to encourage the Church of England to divest from ExxonMobil. Demonstration outside Exxon’s Fawley refinery, meet 6am for 6.30am start in field next to Fawley Church SO45 1SQ. Time to Cycle bike ride between the refinery and Salisbury Cathedral, departing 9.30am from field next to Fawley Church. Vigil outside Salisbury Cathedral, meet 4pm outside the High Street (north) entrance to Cathedral Close. Details

Anti-fracking campaigners from the Netherlands visit Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site, 10am, meeting at Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little PLumpton PR4 3PE. Details

Frack Free Fun Club: family-friendly fun during half term, 10am-4pm, Maple Farm Nursery, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton  PR4 3PE. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6.30pm-9pm: The Feathers Hotel, Market Place Helmsley, York Y062 5BH-The Feathers Hotel, Market Place Helmsley, York Y062 5BH. Details

Frack Free Yeovil meeting, 7pm-9.30pm, Townsend, Marston Magna, Yeovil BA22 8BP. Details and to contact

General Election hustings organised by Horsham Churches Together, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Brighton Road Baptist Church, Brighton Road, Horsham RH13 5BD. Details

Thursday 1 June 2017

Kirby Misperton traffic notice 170517Speed limit of 30mph comes into force on Habton Road, Kirby Misperton, for work at Third Energy’s shale gas site.

Lancaster Uni goes to Preston New Road, 9.15am, Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, Little Plumpton, Blackpool FY4 5JS. Details or Facebook event

Frack Free Fun Club: family-friendly fun during half term, 10am-4pm, Maple Farm Nursery, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton  PR4 3PE. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6pm-9pm: Scarborough Library Vernon Rd, Scarborough YO11 2NN. Details

Take action to stop fracking. Direct action meeting organised by Reclaim the Power, 7.30pm-10.30pm, The Red Lion, 109 Charles Street, Sheffield S1 2NDDetails

Meeting of Lancaster Fights Fracking, 7.30pm, The Apothecary, 87 Penny Street, Lancaster  LA1 1XN

Public meeting about shale gas plans in north east Derbyshire, 7.30pm, Eckington Miners’ Welfare, Pipeyard Lane, S21 4FA. Details

Friday 2 June 2017

Frack Free Fun Club: family-friendly fun during half term, 10am-4pm, Maple Farm Nursery, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton  PR4 3PE. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm, Pickering Community Junior School, Middleton Road, Pickering YO18 8AJ. Details

Friends of the Earth Basecamp, an annual gathering of the environmental justice movement, Castleton Youth Hostel, Castleton, Derbyshire, more details from gettogether@foe.co.uk and here

fracking-trainings-2017-1Saturday 3 June 2017

Anti-fracking direct action training, organised by Reclaim the Power and delivered by Seeds for Change and Green and Black Cross, Nottingham. Continues on Sunday 14 May Details and application

Friends of the Earth Basecamp, an annual gathering of the environmental justice movement, Castleton Youth Hostel, Castleton, Derbyshire, more details from gettogether@foe.co.uk and here

Green and Black Cross legal observer training course, 1pm-5pm, Scarborough Railway Club, railway station forecourt, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1TN. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm-9pm: Friends of the Earth Basecamp, Castleton Youth Hostel, Castleton, Derbyshire

Sunday 4 June 2017

Anti-fracking direct action training, organised by Reclaim the Power and delivered by Seeds for Change and Green and Black Cross, Nottingham. Continues on Sunday 14 May Details and application

Friends of the Earth Basecamp, an annual gathering of the environmental justice movement, Castleton Youth Hostel, Castleton, Derbyshire, more details from gettogether@foe.co.uk and here

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6.30pm-10pm: Sacred Sound Healing & Arts Centre, Intake Business Park, Kirkland Avenue, Mansfield, Notts NG18 5QP. Details

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  1. Good luck to all the protesters. Don’t let Britain turn into the dirty old man of Europe. There’s plenty of hope on the horizon but it’s going to take a government with the right drive and vision to make it happen.

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