Diary

Drilling diary – July 2017

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60+ events in July about fracking and onshore oil and gas, including Reclaim the Power’s promised Rolling Resistance against shale gas development in Lancashire, plus planning and information meetings, council decisions, training, presentations and exhibitions.

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


Saturday 1 July 2017

Start of Reclaim The Power’s month of “Rolling Resistance” against fracking at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site near Blackpool. Details and DrillOrDrop report

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

Ongoing: Protest at gates of PR Marriott Drilling Ltd, Springwater House, Pilsley Road, Danesmoor, Clay Cross, S45 9BQ. Details

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

Norfolk Against Fracking meeting, 7pm, The Golden Star, 57 Colegate, Norwich NR3 1DD. Details

Public meeting about fracking, organised by Chatham and Aylesford Labour Party, with speakers: Barry Gardiner MP, shadow minister for energy & climate change; Vince Maple,  Labour party candidate in the last election; Philip Pearson,  former TUC lead on energy & climate change; Dr Jill Sutcliffe, campaigner & expert on the Weald; Kathryn McWhirter, freelance writer; and Geza Tarjanyi, known as Gayzer Frackman, community campaigner. 7.30pm, Aylesford Village Club, 57 Rochester Road, Aylesford, ME20 7BS

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

Follow-up meeting about fracking to last week’s meeting at Lowther Pavilion Theatre. Meet at 6.45pm for 7pm outside Lowther Gardens Cafe or come to the venue across the road at  The Green (in front of Lowther Gardens), Lytham, Lancashire FY8 5QF.

Frack Free Yeovil meeting, 7pm, Minchinton’s Close, Norton-sub-Hamdon, TA14 6SX. POSTPONED UNTIL 11 JULY 2017

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 

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 

Harthill Against Fracking public meeting, 7pm, Village Hall, Winney Hill, Harthill, Sheffield, S26 7YL 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

Food growers against fracking. Dinner, cake, film and talk, 6.30pm-8.30pm, Kebelee, 14 Robertson Road, Easton, Bristol BS5 6JY. 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 Community Weekend, Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, YO17 6UE. Details

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

Eckington Against Fracking stall, Ridgeway Carnival, 12noon-5pm, Ridgeway Sports and Social Centre, Main Road, Ridgeway, Sheffield S12 3XR

Frack Free Penistone & Stocksbridge stall, Broomhead Carnival, 12 noon-5pm, Broohead Park, Wigtwizzle, near Bolsterstone D36 3ZA.

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

Tuesday 11 July 2017

Fracking organising meeting, 7pm, Lytham Cricket Club, Church Road, Lytham St Annes FY8 5QD.

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

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

Thursday 13 July 2017

Expected start of time limit for comments on INEOS Shale’s planning application for a shale gas well at Bramleymoor Lane, Marsh Lane, north east Derbyshire.

Friday 14 July 2017

Bolton against fracking, Bolton and Wigan diggers and Frack Free Wigan Leigh & Makerfield visit Cuadrilla’s site at Preston New Road, 9am-9pm, Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool. 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

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 event

Divest 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

Presentation about fracking by Frack Free East Yorkshire, 6.30pm-9.30pm, North Library, Martongate, Bridlington YO16 6YD. Details

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

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

Meeting of Frack Free Malton and Norton7.30pm, 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

Meeting of Frack Free Bolsover, 7pm-9pm, The Oxcroft Institute, 55 Clowne Road, Stanfree, S44 6AG

Meeting of Tinker Lane Community Action Group, 7.30pm, The Red Hart, Bawtry Road, Blyth S81 8HG. 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. 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  POSTPONED UNTIL 18 OCTOBER 2017

Thursday 20 July 2017

Green Party MEP for southern England, Keith Taylor, visits opponents of oil exploration at Broadford Bridge in West Sussex, 11am-2pm, Broadford Bridge exploration site, Wood Barn Farm, Adversane Lane, Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst.

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, 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, Belper Rugby Club, Derby Road, Belper DE56 1UU. Details

Frack Free South Yorkshire at Clowne Well Dressing, roundabout on Mill Green Way, near Wilkinson’s store, Clowne. Details

Solidari-Tea Party to celebrate the anniversary of Balcombe, hosted by Broadford bridge Action Group, 2pm-5pm, The Green Adversane Crossroads, near Billingshurst, West Sussex RH14 9JH. Details

Anti-fracking gig: The Crippens, Litterbug and The Grievous Angels, 8.30pm-12.30am, The Yorkshire House, 2 Parliament Street, Lancaster LA1 1DB. Details

Sunday 23 July 2017

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

Solidarity Sunday, 10am-6pm, protest camp, PR Marriott Drilling, Pilsley Road, Danesmor, Clay Cross S45 9BQ. Details

Milton Against Fracking meeting, 1pm-5pm, Colston Milton Parish Church, 20 Eglisay Crescent, Glasgow G22 7P. Details

Monday 24 July 2017

What is fracking? Talk by John Cossham FRSA, campaigner, sustainability activist and entertainer, hosted by York Skeptics, The Phoenix Inn, 75 George Street, York, YO1 9PT. 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

Women’s Call 2, demonstration outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site near Blackpool, 9.30am-12.30pm, meeting at Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Westby Lancashire PR4 3PE. Details

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

Anti-fracking community event  and alternative exhibition, organised by Bolsover Against Fracking, to coincide with INEOS exhibition (see above), 2.30pm-7pm, Barlborough Miners’ Welfare, 1 California Ln, Barlborough, Chesterfield S43 4EZ . Details

Dronfield Against Fracking monthly meeting, 7.15pm-9pm, Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane, Dronfield, S18 2XP. Details

Thursday 27 July 2017

Anti-fracking solidarity trip by Friends of the Earth Scotland to Preston New Road, Lancashire. Depart central Scotland, 6pm. Details

Solidarity jam for Blackpool and Fylde Anti-fracking camp, 6.30pm-9pm, Boho Utopia, 485 Wilmslow Road, Manchester M20 4AN. Details

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

Friday 28 July 2017

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Carnival for a Frack Free Future, hosted by Reclaim the Power, 8am-6pm, Preston new Road, Little Plumpton, FY4 5JS. Details

No faith in fracking gathering, 9am Cuadrilla shale gas site, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, FY4 5JS. Details

Saturday 29 July 2017

Day of talks and workshops, hosted by Reclaim the Power, on long-running campaigns and direct action training, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE. Details

Billingshurst 170401 2 Jon O'Houston

Gathering on the Green, hosted by Broadford Bridge Action Group, 2pm, Adversane Lane, outside the Blacksmiths Arms, near Billingshurst, West Sussex.

Anti-fracking campaign stall at Cresswell Gala, 12 noon-11pm, Creswell Multisports Arena, Model Village, S80 4BN  Details

Sunday 30 July 2017

Community work day at A New Hope Community Camp, hosted by Reclaim the Power, 8am-7pm, Details

On Ya Bike, Protect Leith Hill. Protest against drilling near Leith Hill along the route of the London-Surrey 100 cycle race, from 9am in central Dorking or on Coldharbour Lane. Details for arrangements and restrictions

Creative day, hosted by Reclaim the Power, to make banners and action care messages, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE

Monday 31 July 2017

Frack Free Nottinghamshire at Robin Hood Festival, 10am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire NG21 9HN Details

Closing date of public consultation for application for retrospective planning permission for on-site facilities, lighting, fencing equipment and parking at Brockham Well site, Felton’s Farm, Old School Lane, Brockham. Link to planning application and DrillOrDrop report

Closing date for comments on revised traffic management scheme for Bury Hill Wood oil exploration site in Surrey. Details

Meeting at New Hope Community Action Camp, 7pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool. Details

Coming up later

August 2017

Tuesday 1 August 2017

A sea of yellow bringing peace to Preston New Road shale gas site, gathering 8am-6.30pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Re-arranged trial date for Joe Haslam, charged with obstructing the highway at Preston New Road, near Blackpool. 10am, Blackpool Magistrates Court, Chapel Street, Blackpool FY1 5DQ. Details

Frack Free Nottinghamshire at Robin Hood Festival, 10am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire NG21 9HN Details

Frack Free Yeovil meeting, 7pm-9.30pm, Back Lane, Chetnole DT9 6PL. Details and address details

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

Wednesday 2 August 2017

Frack Free Nottinghamshire at Robin Hood Festival, 10am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire NG21 9HN Details

Friends from Yorkshire Day. Gathering of anti-fracking campaigners from Yorkshire at Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

Scheduled meeting of Surrey County Council at which traffic management scheme for Bury Hill Wood is due to be discussed. 10,30am, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN. Details

Thursday 3 August 2017

Closing date for public consultation on application to vary Cuadrilla’s environmental permit for Preston New Road. Link to consultation page and documents

Uniting the Roses Day. Gathering of anti-fracking campaigners Yorkshire and Lancashire at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

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

Frack Free Nottinghamshire at Robin Hood Festival, 10am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire NG21 9HN Details

Friday 4 August 2017

Closing date for consultation on Environment Agency draft permit for Horse Hill drilling and flow testing. Details and links

Preston New Road Hawaiian Luau Beach Party, 8am-6.30pm, Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Frack Free Nottinghamshire at Robin Hood Festival, 10am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire NG21 9HN Details

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

Saturday 5 August 2017

Frack Free Nottinghamshire at Robin Hood Festival, 10am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire NG21 9HN Details

Sunday 6 August 2017

Frack Free Nottinghamshire at Robin Hood Festival, 10am, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre and Country Park, Edwinstowe, Nottinghamshire NG21 9HN Details

Walk and picnic around Harthill and Loscar to raise awareness of proposed drill and potential fracking site. 12 noon, meet in the Car Park on Woodall Lane. Details

Harthill Walk

Monday 7 August 2017

The case against fracking, free event hosted by Leeds Green Party, 7pm, Hyde Park Book Club, 27-29 Headingley Lane, Leeds LS6 1BL. Details

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

Wednesday 9 August 2017

Mosborough Against Fracking monthly meeting, 7.30pm, Queen’s Hotel, 135 High St, Mosborough, Sheffield S20 5AF Details

Thursday 10 August 2017

Expected deadline for comments on INEOS Shale’s planning application for a shale gas well at Bramleymoor Lane, Marsh Lane, north east Derbyshire.

UK Premiere of An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, 6.30pm-11.30pm, Somerset House, Strand, London WC2R 1LA with presentation by Al Gore. Details and tickets

Friday 11 August 2017

Bring Tolpuddle to Preston New Road. Trades union gathering, 8am-6pm, Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE., Details

Solidarity For Red Fawn, silent vigil in support of Red Fawn, of Standing Rock, 12 noon, Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool Details

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, 7pm-9pm, GFT, 12 Rose Street, Glasgow G3 6RB. Details

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, 7pm-10pm, CWE WGC, The Campus, Welwn Garden City, Hertfordshire AL8 6BX. Details

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, 7.15pm-9.30pm, Curzon Goldsmiths, Goldsmiths College, Richard Hoggart Building, Lewisham, London SE14 6NW. Details

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, 7.15pm-10pm, Grosvenor Cinema, Ashton Lane, Glasgow G12 8SJ. Details

Saturday 12 August 2017

Gathering on the Green in solidarity with Standing Rock, family event with music, entertainment & speakers, 1pm-4pm, Lythan Windmill, Central Beach, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire FY8 5LB. Details

Frack Free Yeovil jumble sale, 1pm-3pm, Birchfield Community Centre, Birchfield Road, Yeovil BA21 5RL. Details

Sunday 13 August 2017

Solidarity Sunday, celebrating solar power, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE

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

Meeting of Frack Free Bolsover, 7pm-9pm, The Oxcroft Institute, 55 Clowne Road, Stanfree, S44 6AG

Sheffield Climate Alliance meeting, 7pm-9pm, The Quaker Meeting House, St. James Street, Sheffield S1 2EW Details

Friday 18 August 2017

Cops and Robbers Day at Preston New Road, 8am-6.30pm, Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool Details

Saturday 19 August 2017

Shirebrook Labour Party anti-fracking stall in Shirebrook Town Centre

Monday 21 August 2017

Frack Free Ryedale meeting, 7.30pm, Blue Ball Inn, 14 Newbiggin, Malton YO17 7JF

Friday 25 August 2017

No Faith in Fracking event, gathering for all faith groups and people with faith, Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE

Saturday 26 August 2017

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

Wednesday 30 August 2017

Hearing at Court of Appeal in London for appeal against dismissal of statutory challenges made by Preston New Road Action Group and Gayzer Frackman. Both challenges were against the granting of planning permission made by the Communities’ Secretary, Sajid Javid, for drilling, fracking and testing for shale gas at Preston New Road. Time tbc, Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand, London WC2A 2LL

Thursday 31 August 2017

Day 2 of court of appeal hearing (see 30 August 2017)

Latest scheduled date for admission of Angus Energy NEX bonds. Details

September 2017

Friday 1 September 2017

An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power, 3.15pm-10pm, Harlequin Theatre and Cinema, Warwick Quadrant, London Road, Surrey, RH1 1NN. Details

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

Wednesday 6 September 2017

Closing date for consultation on minerals and waste joint plan for North Yorkshire and the City of York. 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

V is for Vendetta Day, 8am-6.30pm, Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool Details

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

Wednesday 13 September 2017

Possible date for decision at Surrey County Council of planning application SCC ref 2016/0189) for extended flow testing and extra drilling at Horse Hill, near Gatwick  (meeting to be confirmed). Link to agenda page

Saturday 16 September 2017

No Fracking Day in Marsh Lane, 12 noon-6pm, more details to follow. Details

Tuesday 19 September 2017

Meeting of Frack Free Bolsover, 7pm-9pm, The Oxcroft Institute, 55 Clowne Road, Stanfree, S44 6AG

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

Saturday 7 October 2017

Frack Free Yeovil gig, 9pm-1am, The 94 Club, 94 Middle Street, Yeovil BA20 1TY. 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 

Meeting of Frack Free Bolsover, 7pm-9pm, The Oxcroft Institute, 55 Clowne Road, Stanfree, S44 6AG

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 

We say NO to seismic surveys on county council land. Demonstration outside decision meeting at Nottingham County Council, County Hall, West Bridgford, NG2 7QP. 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

Tuesday 5 December 2017

Frack Free Yeovil Yule Bingo, 7pm, YESS Club, Legion Road, Yeovil, BA21 3AX. Details

Tuesday 10 April 2018

Scheduled date for reopening of public inquiry on traffic issues at Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas site at  Roseacre Wood. Date and venue to be confirmed.

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