Diary

Drilling diary – June 2017

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60+ events in June about fracking and onshore oil and gas, including five direct action training sessions, nine screenings of The Bentley Effect documentary and the UK launch of Frackopoly. Plus meetings, fundraisers and industry conferences & workshops.

Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events or if any details are wrong. This page will be updated throughout the month with new information. 


Thursday 1 June 2017

Kirby Misperton traffic notice 170517

Speed 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

Public meeting about shale gas plans in north east Derbyshire, 7.30pm, Eckington Miners’ Welfare, Pipeyard Lane, S21 4FA. 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 2ND. Details

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

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

Saturday 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

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

Monday 5 June 2017

Introduction to the oil and gas industry, hosted by MDT International, 9.30am-3pm, London venue. Tickets and details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm-10pm: Old Town Hall (behind The Bell Hotel) 46 Market Place, Driffield YO25 6AN

Tuesday 6 June 2017

Oil and Gas Industry Conference, 8am-5pm, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Exhibition Avenue, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8BL. Details

Preliminary hearing for four people arrested at a protest outside A E Yates depot in Bolton on 5 May 2017. Time tbc, Magistrates Court, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL1 1UA Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6.30pm-7.30pm: Totnes-Civic Hall, Civic Square, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5QH

Fracking information evening with INEOS representatives taking questions, 7pm, Edwinstowe Village, Hall, Mansfield Road, Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9NJ. Details

Join the fracking resistance this summer – London information evening, hosted by Reclaim the Power, 7pm-9pm, Portland Hall lecture room, Lower Ground, University of Westminster, 4-12 Little Titchfield Street, London W1W 7UW. Details

FrackopolyBook launch of Frackopoly and discussion with the author, Wenonah Haunter, Mystery Tea House, 7pm-9pm, 23 Cannon Street, Preston, PR1 3NR. Details

OGG Tuesday lecture on shale gas and fracking by Professor Mike Stephenson of the British Geological Survey. 7.30pm-9pm, Department of Earth Sciences, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN. Details

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

Wednesday 7 June 2017

Shale Oil & Gas – Risk Management and Mitigation Conference, part of the second annual Shale Gas Exploration and Exploitation Induced Risks (SHEER) meeting, Blackpool. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6pm-10pm: Clevedon Community Centre 2 Princess Road, Clevedon BS21 7SZ Details

Know your rights training, hosted by Bolton Against Fracking, 7pm-9.30pm, Cotton Tree, 15 Prince Street, Halliwell, Bolton, BL1 2NP. Details

Fylde General Election 2017 parliamentary candidate hustings, with all the candidates, except Conservative Mark Menzies. 7pm-8.30pm, venue to be confirmed. Details   CANCELLED

Harthill Against Fracking meeting, 7pm, Peregrin Centre (end of Carver Close, Peregrin Way Sheltered Housing, Peregrin Way, Harthill S26 7UP. Details

Thursday 8 June 2017

General election. DrillOrDrop will report live as the results come in from key constituencies with interests in fracking and onshore oil and gas.

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm-10.30pm: The Hive Dalston, 260-264 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4DG. Details

Fundraising fashion show by Eckington Against Fracking, 7.30pm, Eckington Miners Welfare, Pipeyard Lane, S21 4FA. Details

pirates of Preston New RoadFriday 9 June 2017

The Pirates of Preston New Road Plunder Party, 8am-6pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 2PR. Details

Fighting fracking in the US and the UK. Meeting with speakers Wenonah Hauter, author of Frackopoly, and local residents 7.30pm-9.30pm, Priory Street Centre, York YO1 6ET. Details

Saturday 10 June 2017

Worldwide Knit in Public/Anti-Frack Solidarity Day events at Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, North Yorkshire including crochet/knit and natter, skill swap workshop and lunch. Details 

Grassroots energy collaboration workshop for campaigners fighting pollution, extractive energy and fuel poverty, covering networking, objectives and joint working. 10am-4.30pm, Kuumba, African Arts and Community Resource Centre, 20 Hepburn Road, Bristol BS2 8UD. Details

Grassroots energy collaboration workshop for campaigners fighting pollution, extractive energy and fuel poverty, covering networking, objectives and joint working., 10am-4.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT. Details

Anti-fracking direct action training in Brighton organised by Reclaim The Power, 10am-5pm, Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AF. Details

Sheffield Against Fracking stall at Peace in the Park Festival,  12 noon-8pm, Sheffield S3 7PZ Details

Green and Black Cross legal observer training course, 1pm-7pm, Scarborough Railway Club, railway station forecourt, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1TN. Details

Frackopoly book tour event, hosted by Friends of the Earth Scotland, with author Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch US. 2pm-4pm, City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh EH8 9BX. Details

Demo against May’s DUP Tory government, 6.30pm, The Level Park, Brighton. Details

Sunday 11 June 2017

Direct action workshop by The Bentley Effect activists, 1pm-4pm, Arreton Community Hall, Man Road, Arreton, Isle of Wight PO30 3AD. Details

GE17 What now? Public meeting hosted by Sussex Progressives, 2.30pm, Brighthelm Centre, North Road, Brighton BN1 1YD. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, Isle of Wight, Arreton Community Centre, PO30 3AD 6:30pm-9:30pm  Map  Register

Northern Ireland book launch of Frackopoly and discussion with the author, Wenonah Haunter, 7.30pm-9pm, Westville Hotel, 14-20 Tempo Road, Enniskillen, BT74 6HR. Details

Monday 12 June 2017

Let’s get fracking serious: planning meeting in Pickering. 7pm-9pm, The United Reform Church, 33 Hungate, Pickering YO18 7DG. Details

Norfolk Against Fracking monthly meeting, 7pm-9pm, The Golden Star, Colegate, Norwich NR3 1DD. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm-10pm, One Space, 18-20 Union Street, Sheffield S1 2JP. Details and to book 

Frack Free Notts action planning meeting, 7pm-9pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Friends of the Earth Cake and Support Day, 12 noon, Cuadrilla’s shale gas site, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool, FY4 5JS. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm-10pm, Cowdray Hall, Park, Easebourne, Midhurst, GU29 0AW. Details

Meeting of West Chiltington Parish Council, at which meeting with UKOG representatives about Broadford Bridge will be reported, 7.30pm, Parish Office, Reading Room, Church Street, West Chiltington, West Sussex RH20 2JW. Details

Irish book launch of Frackopoly and discussion with the author, Wenonah Haunter,7.30pm-9pm, Third Space Smithfield, Smithfield Market, Dublin, Ireland 7. Details

Wednesday 14 June 2017

Wear Red to PNR Wednesday. Protest event, 11am-3pm, Cuadrilla shale gas site, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool, FY4 5JS. Details

Launch event: Fracking & the role of the local health community, hosted by Medact and Medact Yorkshire, 7pm-9pm, Hull York Medical School, John Hughlings Jackson Building, York YO10 5DD. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm-10pm, The Victoria Institute, 10 Tarrant Street, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9DG. Details and tickets

Mosborough Against Fracking monthly meeting, 7.30pm, Queens Hotel, Mosborough, Sheffield S20 5AF Details

Thursday 15 June 2017

Keep Wiltshire Frack Free meeting, 7.30pm, The Organ Inn, 49 High Street, Warminster BA12 9AQ. Details

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

Friday 16 June 2017

Lancaster PNR Solidarity Day. Meeting at 9.15am at Lancaster Railway Station. Details

Faeries say no to fracking event, from 8am, entrance to Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool. Details

Saturday 17 June 2017

Frack Free Sherwood Forest and Edwinstowe photo call, 2pm, Major Oak, Sherwood Forest National Nature Reserve, Edwinstowe, Mansfield NG21 9HN

Frack Free Bridlington and Villages fundraiser: three live local groups, 7.30pm, Bempton and Buckton Community Village Hall, High Street, Bempton YO15 1HS. Details

Monday 19 June 2017

Frack Free Greater Manchester meeting, 7.15pm, The Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street,Manchester M4 1LE. Details

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

Tuesday 20 June 2017

Hand-in of Tree Preservation Order Petition for Coldharbour Lane, the lorry route to Europa’s oil exploration site at Bury Hill Wood (Holmwood), 4pm-4.30pm, Mole Valley District Council, Pippbrook, Dorking RH4 1SJ. Details

Wednesday 21 June 2017

State of opening of parliament and the Queen’s Speech, setting out the government’s agenda for the coming session.  Key interest is whether the government will implement proposals in the Conservative manifesto on changing the planning system for shale gas and onshore exploration. 11.25am State opening, 2.30pm Queen’s Speech debate. Houses of Parliament, London SW1A 0AA. Details

Fracking awareness event, 7pm, Little Bollington Church of England Primary School, Lymm Road, Knutsford WA14 4SZ Details

Thursday 22 June 2017

RoyalCourtsOfJusticeScheduled date for judicial review of government’s decision to extend a PEDL licence in Cheshire. Expected to be held at the Royal Courts of Justice, London. More details coming

Frack Free Penistone and Stocksbridge meeting, 7pm, The Friendship, 536 Manchester Road, Stocksbridge S36 2DW. Details

Friday 23 June 2017

Mother Earth said no. Protest against fracking, 8am, Cuadrilla shale gas site, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool, FY4 5JS. Details

Meeting organised by South Yorkshire Police to discussing policing concerns about fracking, 7.30pm, Harthill Village Hall, Winney Hill, Harthill, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S26 7YL. Details

Site visit for residents of West Chiltington, Billingshurst and Pulborough in West Sussex to UKOG oil exploration site at Broadford Bridge. Spaces are limited. Contact parish clerk’s for details.

Saturday 24 June 2017

London quarterly legal observer training, 10am-5pm, Larc, 62 Fieldgate Street, London E1 1ES. Details

Anti-fracking media representative training, 11am-5pm, Old Sharrow Union School, South View Road, Sharrow, Sheffield S7 1DB. Details

Warriors Call summer solstice ceremony and gathering. 11.45am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE. Details

Saturday solidarity for Leith Hill Protection Camp (after the eviction), 2pm-5pm, Coldharbour Lane, Dorking, RH5 6. Details

Visit by South Yorkshire anti-fracking campaigners to Kirby Misperton Protection Camp in North Yorkshire. Details to be confirmed

Fracking awareness-raising event, Lush cosmetics shop, 30 Cambridge Street, Harrogate HG1 1RX. Details

Sunday 25 June 2017

London quarterly legal observer training, 10am-5pm, Larc, 62 Fieldgate Street, London E1 1ES. Details

Fracking awareness-raising event, Lush cosmetics shop, 30 Cambridge Street, Harrogate HG1 1RX. Details

Frack Free Dearne Valley poster

Don’ Frack the Dearne, Manvers walk and rally organised by Frack Free Dearne Valley. 1.30pm meet at RSPB Old Moor car park and walk for 1.5 miles (suitable for pushchairs and bikes) for rally at the Boathouse Cafe, Manvers Lake. Details

Frack Free Totnes Public Meeting, 7pm-9pm, Royal Seven Stars Hotel, The Plains, Totnes TQ9 5DD. Details

Broadford Bridge Action Group meeting

Public meeting by Broadford Bridge Action Group about UKOG drilling site, 7pm-9pm, West Chiltington Village Hall, Mill Road, West Chiltington RH20 2PZ.

Monday 26 June 2017

Leadership in oil & gas, training workshop hosted by Warren Business Consulting, 8am, London venue. Tickets and details

Tuesday 27 June 2017

Leadership in oil & gas, training workshop hosted by Warren Business Consulting, 8am, London venue. Tickets and details

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Team Frack Free third councillors and MPs day for a view of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road from top deck of a bus with information from Mike Hill, 9am-3pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 2PR. Details

We all said no – Don’t frack Lancs rally outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool FY4 5JS. Details

Parliamentary questions on business, energy and industrial strategy, 11.30am, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA

Public meeting on fracking, organised by Mike Hill, 7pm, Lowther Pavilion, Lowther Terrace, Lytham St Annes FY8 5QQ  Details

Wednesday 28 June 2017

Leadership in oil & gas, training workshop hosted by Warren Business Consulting, 8am, London venue. Tickets and details

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

Deadline under planning conditions for work to begin on gas processing plant at Thornton-le-Dale, North Yorkshire. Details

The Energy Exchange hosting The Big Gas, 5:30pm, on Hogan Lovells’ roof top terrace in Central London. Details

Dronfield Against Fracking meeting, 7.15pm-9.15pm, Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP. Details

Monthly meeting of Frack Free Chorley and South Ribble, 7.30pm-9pm, Trader Jacks, 38 Hollinshead Street, Chorley PR7 1EP. Details

Thursday 29 June 2017

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

Expected admission date of Angus Energy secured bonds. Details

Fracking explained posterFracking explained and the truth behind the dash for gas, organised by Frack Free Cotswolds and Cheltenham Friends of the Earth, 7pm-9pm, Shush Bar, The Swan, High Street, Cheltenham, GL50 1DX. Details

Public meeting about plans by Aurora Energy Resources for PEDL262, 7.30pm, Crawford Village Hall, Crawford Road, Crawford, Up Holland, Skelmersdale. Details

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

Frack Free Ashfield Monthly meeting 7.30pm-9pm, Duke of Wellington Pub, Church Street, Kirkby in Ashfield NG17 8LA.

Friday 30 June 2017

Team Frack Free 3rd No Faith in Fracking event, 9am onwards, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 2PR.

Coming up later

July 2017

Saturday 1 July 2017

Coastal protectors – SW regional gathering against fracking, 10am-5pm, Milton Baptist Church, Baytree Road, Weston-Super-Mare, BS22 9HJ. Details

No Fracking Way bike ride in N E Derbyshire and S Yorkshire. Circular route starts at Marsh Lane and takes in villages of Ridgeway, Mosborough, Killamarsh, Harthill, Barlborough, Renishaw, Staveley, Whittington, Unstone, Dronfield and Coal Aston. Meet at 11am at Butchers Arms, Marsh Lane, Sheffield S21 5RH departing at 11.30am. Details

Sheffield Against Fracking at Sharrow Festival, 12 noon-8pm, Mount Pleasant Park, Abbeydale Road, Sheffield. Details 

Mosborough Against Fracking stall at Mosborough School Summer Fair, 12 noon-4pm, Mosborough Primary School, New School Road, Mosborough, Sheffield S20 5ES. Details

Lancashire Communities Family Fun Day and ‘Hub’ Launch, hosted by Reclaim the Power and local groups, 12 noon-4pm, Maple Farm polytunnels, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, PR4 3PE. Details

Eckington Against Fracking stall, Eckington Festival, 1pm-5pm, Junior School Field, off Stead Street, Eckington.

Action planning meeting, hosted by Fossil Free West Yorkshire Pension Fund, 2pm-4pm, BCB Radio, 11 Rawson Road, City of Bradford BD1 3SH. Details

Sunday 2 July 2017

Frack Free Nottinghamshire stall at Warsop Carnival, 10am-5pm, The Carrs, Market Warsop NG20 0SF. Details

Blackpool legal observer training, hosted by Reclaim the Power and Green and Black Cross. 11.30am-5.30pm, Maple Farm Nursery Gardens, Moss House Lane, Westby, Preston, Lancashire, PR4 3PE. Details

Monday 3 July 2017

World Fiscal Systems for oil and gas, hosted by London PETRO Academy Ltd, 9am, London PETRO Academy Ltd, 3rd floor, 207 Regent Street, London W1B 3HH. Details 

Frack Free Lincolnshire rally against Egdon Resources’ plans for oil production at Wressle. 1pm, The Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe DN16 1AB

Meeting of North Lincolnshire Council planning committee to hear application for long-term oil production by Egdon Resources at its Wressle site near Scunthorpe. 2pm, The Council Chamber, Civic Centre, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe DN16 1AB  Details

Are we going to be fracked? Presentation and public meeting by Frack Free South Yorkshire and Friends of the Earth, 7pm-9pm, Speedwell Rooms, Inkersall Road, Staveley, Derbyshire S43 3JL. Details

Tuesday 4 July 2017

World Fiscal Systems for oil and gas, hosted by London PETRO Academy Ltd, 9am, London PETRO Academy Ltd, 3rd floor, 207 Regent Street, London W1B 3HH. Details 

The future of the onshore oil and gas industry. Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum Keynote Seminar. Speakers include: James Clarke, Deputy Head of Shale Gas, BEIS; Ken Cronin, Chief Executive, UKOOG; Mark Ellis-Jones, Project Executive, Onshore Oil & Gas Programme, Environment Agency; Naomi Lohde-Thompson, Friends of the Earth; Nicola Pitts, National Grid; Stephen Sanderson, UK Oil and Gas Investments; Professor Mike Stephenson, Director of Science and Technology, British Geological Survey; Simon Tilling, Burges Salmon; John Williams, Poyru. 9am-1pm, Royal Overseas League, St James Street, London SW1A 1LR. Details and to book

Frack Free Yeovil meeting, 7pm, Minchinton’s Close, Norton-sub-Hamdon, TA14 6SX. Details and venue information

Frack Free Pickering meeting, 7pm, Friends Meeting House, 9 Castlegate, Pickering, North Yorkshire YO18 7AX.

Are We going To Be Fracked? Presentation and public meeting, 7pm-9pm, Blyth Memorial Hall, Blyth, Nottinghamshire S81 8EW. Details

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

Wednesday 5 July

World Fiscal Systems for oil and gas, hosted by London PETRO Academy Ltd, 9am, London PETRO Academy Ltd, 3rd floor, 207 Regent Street, London W1B 3HH. Details 

Peaceful protest at INEOS presentation to Frodsham Town Council, 6.30pm-9pm, Castle Park, Frodsham WA6 6SB. Details

Meeting of Unconventional Extraction of Oil and Gas Working Group of Frodsham Town Council, including presentation by INEOS Shale, 7pm, Castle Park, Frodsham WA6 6SB. Details 

Anti-fracking regional quarterly meeting, organised by Friends of the Earth, 7pm-9pm, CPRE offices, 37 Stafford Road, Sheffield S2 2SF. Details

Sustainable Chard event: informal presentation and discussion on fracking and its implications for Chard and the UK with guest speaker Mike Vickery, of Frack Free Yeovil. 7pm-10pm, Eleos, 28 Fore Street, Chard, Somerset TA20 1PT. Details

Thursday 6 July 2017

World Fiscal Systems for oil and gas, hosted by London PETRO Academy Ltd, 9am, London PETRO Academy Ltd, 3rd floor, 207 Regent Street, London W1B 3HH. Details 

What is fracking? Skeptics in the pub meeting, 7.30pm, O’Connells Pub, 29-41 Bedford Street, Middlehaven, Middlesbrough TS1 2LL. Details

Eckington Against Fracking public meeting, 7.30pm, Eckington Miners Welfare, Pipeyard Lane, Eckington, S21 4FA. Details

Friday 7 July 2017

Not here, not anywhere mas demo/rolling resistance, hosted by Reclaim the Power, 8am-9pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool, PR4 2PR. Details

Saturday 8 July 2017

Sheffield and Penistone and Stocksbridge Against Fracking stall at Stannington Carnival, Stannington Park, Details

Frack Free Nottinghamshire stall at Beeston Carnival, 10am-5pm, UPP Broadgate Park, Turnpike Lane, Beeston NG9 2RX. Details

KM protection camp community weekend 170708Frack Free Community Weekend, starting 12 noon, Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, YO17 6UE. Details

Frack Free South Yorkshire at Harthill Carnival and Show Day, 12.15pm, Spen’s Field Woodall Lane, Harthill, Rotherham. To be confirmed. Details

Sunday 9 July 2017

Frack Free Doncaster stall at Townfields Gala, 12 noon-5pm, Doncaster. Details

Frack Free Community Weekend, Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, YO17 6UE. Details

Monday 10 July 2017

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

Meeting of Frack Free Gilling East and surrounding villages, 7.30pm, Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, Kirby Misperton Road, Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire

Wednesday 12 July 2017

Greenpeace local groups go to Preston new road, 9am-5pm, Cuadrilla shale gas exploration site, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, Blackpool FY4 5JS. Details

Scheduled meeting of Surrey County Council at which Horse Hill planning application (SCC2016/0189) and plans for Bury Hill Wood (SCC Ref 2016/0170 and SCC Ref 2008/0169  may be discussed. To be confirmedDetails

Angus Energy conference call for investors, 4.30pm bst. The company says Executive Chairman Jonathan Tidswell-Pretorius and Managing Director Paul Vonk will give a short presentation followed by a question and answer session. To participate in this conference call, dial in to 0808 109 0700 (UK Toll Free) or +44 (0) 20 3003 2666 (Standard International) using the participant password “Angus”. Details

Mosborough Against Fracking monthly meeting, 7.30pm, Queen’s Hotel, Mosborough, Sheffield S20 5AF. Details

Friday 14 July 2017

Friends of the Earth Scotland Summer Weekender, campaign planning for fossil free Scotland, 3pm on Friday 14 July-1.30pm on Sunday 16 July, Wiston Lodge, Millrig Road, Biggar, ML12 6HT. Details and to book

Mass demo: Green jobs, renewables, divest/invest, including, breakfast, rally, workshops, dinner. 8am-6pm, Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool. Details

Quakers Against Fracking eventDivest from fossil fuels meeting by Quakers Against Fracking, 11am-12 noon, Preston New Road, Blackpool, FY3 9 Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect with guest speakers, 7.30pm, Dorking Green Room Theatre, rear of Dorking Halls, Dorking, RH4 1AA. Details

Saturday 15 July 2017

Friends of the Earth Fossil Free Organisers Weekend Training, 10am-5pm, Park Barn, Horsham. Details of venue and to book (price free)

Frack Free Doncaster stall at Rossington Summer Festival, 12 noon-6pm, Rossington Miners Welfare Ground, West End Lane, Rossington, Doncaster DN11 0DU. Details

Friends of the Earth Scotland Summer Weekender, campaign planning for fossil free Scotland, 3pm on Friday 14 July-1.30pm on Sunday 16 July, Wiston Lodge, Millrig Road, Biggar, ML12 6HT. Details and to book

Sunday 16 July 2017

Friends of the Earth Fossil Free Organisers Weekend Training, 10am-5pm, Park Barn, Horsham. Details of venue and to book (price free)

Friends of the Earth Scotland Summer Weekender, campaign planning for fossil free Scotland, 3pm on Friday 14 July-1.30pm on Sunday 16 July, Wiston Lodge, Millrig Road, Biggar, ML12 6HT. Details and to book

Monday 17 July 2017

Are we going to be fracked? Presentation and public meeting by Frack Free South Yorkshire and Friends of the Earth, 7pm-9pm, Killamarsh Community Campus, Stanley Street, Killamarsh S21 1EL

Meeting of Frack Free Malton and Norton, 7.30pm, Blue Ball, Newbiggin, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7JF

Exploratory drilling update and Gift of the Gab training for Misson Community Action Group, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Misson Community Centre, Vicar Lane, Misson, DN10 6EG.

Tuesday 18 July 2017

Meeting of Frack Free Kirkbymoorside and Helmsley, 7.10pm, Friends Meeting House, 79 West End, Kirkbymoorside, York YO62 6AD

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. Details

We say no to seismic surveys on county council land. Demonstration 9.15am-12.15pm, outside Nottinghamshire County Council County Hall, West Bridgford NG2 7QP. Details

Thursday 20 July 2017

The rolling resistance bike ride from Manchester to Blackpool. Details

Friday 21 July 2017

Farmers Against Fracking, mass demonstration about fracking and food, 8am-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool, FY3 Details

Amber Valley Against Fracking stall at PLC Festival, ESTIVAL, Belper Rugby Club, Derby Road, Belper DE56 1UU. Details

Closing date for comments on INEOS’s shale gas exploration well at Common Road, Harthill, Rotherham, Details

Saturday 22 July 2017

Frack Free South Yorkshire at Sheffield Folk Festival, Endcliffe Park, Sheffield S11 7AB. Details

Amber Valley Against Fracking stall at PLC Festival, ESTIVAL, Belper Rugby Club, Derby Road, Belper DE56 1UU. Details

Sunday 23 July 2017

Frack Free South Yorkshire at Sheffield Folk Festival, Endcliffe Park, Sheffield S11 7AB. Details

Tuesday 25 July 2017

Frack Free South Yorkshire presentation to Sheffield TUC, 7pm, Sheffield Trades and Labour Club, 20 Duke Street, Sheffield S2 5QQ. Details

Wednesday 26 July

INEOS Community Exhibition, 2.30pm-7pm, Barlborough Village Hall, High Street, Barlborough S43 4TJ. Details

Thursday 27 July 2017

Publication of Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Public Attitudes Tracking Survey, Wave 22, 9.30am, gov.uk website. Details

August 2017

Tuesday 1 August 2017

Re-arranged date for start of trial of Joe Haslam, charged with obstruction on 2 March 2017 at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site. 10am,  Magistrates Court, Chapel Street, Blackpool. Details

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

Friday 4 August 2017

Live music fund-raiser in Eckington with Paul Taylor, Eckington Civic Centre, Market Street, Eckington Sheffield S21 4JG. Tickets £5, available in advance at Public Meeting, Eckington Civic Centre or phone 07979 608254. Details

Sunday 13 August 2017

Frack Free Penistone and Stocksbridge at South Yorkshire Festival, 12 noon-5pm, Wortley Hall, Wortley, Sheffield S36 7DB. Details

Tuesday 15 August 2017

INEOS Community Exhibition, 2.30pm-7pm, Creswell Social Centre, Elmston Road, Cresswell S80 4BH. Details

Saturday 26 August 2017

Environmental March Liverpool 2017, 12 noon-1pm, start and finish point to be announced nearer the time. Details

September 2017

Tuesday 5 September 2017

INEOS Community Exhibition, 2.30pm-7pm Langwith Basset Community Hall, Rectory Road, Upper Langwith, Mansfield NG20 9RF. Details

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

Thursday 7 September 2017

Deadline under planning conditions for work to start on the West Nash Road site, operated by Sonorex Oil and Gas in Newport. Details

Friday 8 September 2017

The facts and fiction of Fracking, talk by Julie Richardson, hosted by Friends of Quantock, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Crowcombe Village Hall, Taunton TA4 4AQ. Details

Saturday 9 September 2017

Frack Free South Yorkshire at Rotherham Show, 10am-5.30pm, Clifton Park, Clifton Lane, Rotherham S65 2AA. Details

Sunday 10 September 2017

Frack Free South Yorkshire at Rotherham Show, 10am-5.30pm, Clifton Park, Clifton Lane, Rotherham S65 2AA. Details

October 2017

Monday 2 October 2017

INEOS Community Exhibition, 2.30pm-7pm Warsop Ex-servicemen’s Club, Car Lane, Mansfield NG20 0BN. Details

Tuesday 3 October 2017

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

Monday 16 October 2017

London Oil & Gas Class, hosted by Energy Training Solutions, 9am, The Bloomsbury, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN. Details 

Tuesday 17 October 2017

London Oil & Gas Class, hosted by Energy Training Solutions, 9am, The Bloomsbury, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN. Details 

Wednesday 18 October 2017

London Oil & Gas Class, hosted by Energy Training Solutions, 9am, The Bloomsbury, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN. Details 

Thursday 19 October 2017

London Oil & Gas Class, hosted by Energy Training Solutions, 9am, The Bloomsbury, 16-22 Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3NN. Details 

Wednesday 25 October 2017

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

November 2017

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Scheduled start date for trial of 10 Greenpeace protesters arrested after a lock-on protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site. Venue and time to be confirmed.

Thursday 2 November 2017

Publication of Department of Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy’s Public Attitudes Tracking Survey, Wave 23, 9.30am, gov.uk website. Details

Monday 6 November 2017

UK Environmental Law Association meeting on access to justice and Aarhus, 5.30pm, London. Details

Tuesday 7 November 2017

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

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