Diary

Drilling diary – October 2017

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60+ events in October 2017 about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including: 

  • Anti-fracking demonstrations in Manchester, Lancashire and North Yorkshire;
  • Community exhibitions;
  • Art auction fundraiser;
  • Council decision meetings;
  • Town hall meeting on fracking research;
  • Tour by Canadian campaigner, Jessica Ernst;
  • Global Frackdown day.

Plus group planning meetings, training sessions, film screenings and presentations.

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.


Sunday 1 October 2017

New Scientist Live, 10am-5pm, ExCel London, One Western Gateway, Royal Victoria Dock, London E16 1XL Details

National Demonstration as part of the Take Back Manchester Festival, organised by People’s Assembly, to coincide with the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester. Details and more here

Protest the Tory Party conference: climate and fracking block, 11am-4.30pm, Salford Museum and Art Gallery, The Crescent, Salford M5 4WU. Details

Legal Observer Training with Green and Black Cross, hosted by Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, 12.30pm-6pm, Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, YO17 6UE. Details

Monday 2 October 2017

Green Mondays event at Preston New Road. Guest speakers:  Jonathan Bartley, co-leader of the Green Party, and Barbara Richardson, of Frack Free Lancashire.  10am, Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, near Blackpool PR4 3PH. Details

United in Silence – Quaker vigil, gathering to mark the start of National Quaker week. 10.30am-11.45am, gates to Broadford Bridge oil exploration, Adversane Lane, Broadford Bridge, near Billingshurst. Details 

Climate and fracking protest and meeting during the Conservative Party Conference, 1pm-6pm, protest at Central Library, St Peter’s Square Manchester M2 5PD followed by meeting at Unison offices, Arena Point, 1 Hunts Bank, Manchester M3 1UN. Details

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

Alternative anti-fracking exhibition, 2.30pm-7pm, Warsop Town Hall, Church Street, Warsop NG20 0AL. Details and more here

Frack Free Dearne Valley meeting, 5pm, Church Hall, United Reformed Church, Melton High Street, Wath-upon-Dearne S63 6RG. Details

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Art auction and opening night of Art Against Fracking, 7pm-9pm, The Whale Tail Cafe, 78a Penny Street, Lancaster LA1 1XN. Details

Say No to Fracking in Nottinghamshire: October action planning meeting, 7pm-9.30pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR Details

Shirebrook and Langwith anti-fracking group meeting, Jug & Glass Inn, Queen’s Walk, Nether Langwith NG20 9EW. Details

Tuesday 3 October 2017

Green Party co-leader, Jonathan Bartley, due to visit protesters outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton fracking site in North Yorkshire. Details

Closing date for evidence to be served on the claimants in the INEOS injunction case, 4pm, the High Court, 7 Rolls Building, Fetter Lane, London EC4N 1NL. Details

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

171002-km-harvest-supper-e1506786504602.jpgHarvest Festival gathering for prayer, celebration, singing, music and dancing followed by harvest supper, 6.30pm, entrance to Third Energy well site, Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS. Details

Clay Cross anti-fracking meeting, Charlie’s Bar, 4 Thanet Street, Clay Cross S45 9JR. Details and more here

Wednesday 4 October 2017

Scheduled date of case of campaigners charged over lock-on protests outside the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site. 10am, Brighton Magistrates Court, Edward Street, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 0LG

171004 Seasons of CreationPeaceful assembly for our world gathering, organised the the Catholic Climate Movement, 11.30am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE followed by procession to entrance of Cuadrilla’s shale gas site.. Contact for details: rfturn@hotmail.com

Town hall meeting to discuss challenges of a new £8m research programme on Unconventional Hydrocarbons in the UK Energy System: Environmental & Socio-economic impacts and processes. Details

Keep on walking and talking, after-school walk to Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton, 3.30pm, leaving from the village playpark. Details

Frack Free Lancashire meeting, 7pm, Maple Farm Community Hub, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE.

Harthill Against Fracking public meeting, Harthill Village Hall, Winney Hill, Harthill S26 7YL. Details 

Thursday 5 October 2017

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

Friday 6 October 2017

Live stream tour of Cuadrilla’s shale gas exploration site at Preston New Road, Lancashire. 2pm-3pm, to register and submit questions from 9am go to: http://pnrlive.co.uk/

Saturday 7 October 2017

Information stall by Frack Free South Yorkshire, 10am-2.30pm, Clay Cross. Details

Are We Going to be Fracked?  Frack Free South Yorkshire hour-long session on fracking to Bakewell Quakers’ Green Day, 11.30am-12.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, Chapel Lane, Bakewell DE45 1EL. Details

Art Against Oil – Leith Hill anti-fracking picnic and workshop. 12 noon-3pm, The Nower park, off Coldharbour Lane, Dorking. Details

Anti-fracking fundraiser, 8pm-12 midnight, The Assembly Rooms, High Street, Glastonbury BA6 9DU. Details

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

Monday 9 October 2017

Romaine Phoenix, former co-chair of The People’s Assembly) is main speaker at “Green Monday” rally at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

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The Story of how Fracking Ruined My Water, presentation by Canadian Jessica Ernst on how she took legal action against the oil and gas company, Encana, and the Alberta government and energy regulator when regulations failed. 7pm, The Milton Rooms, Market Place, Malton YO17 7LX.

Reviewing the Government policy of making no funding available to meet the additional policing costs of fracking. Oral questions in the House of Lords. Details

Tuesday 10 October 2017

The Story of how Fracking Ruined My Water, presentation by Canadian Jessica Ernst on how she took legal action against the oil and gas company, Encana, and the Alberta government and energy regulator when regulations failed. 7.30pm, Eckington Civic Centre, Market Street, Eckington, Derbyshire S21 4JG. Details

Frack Free Misson meeting to discuss exploratory well site a Springs Road, 7.30pm, Angel Inn, Dame Lane, Misson, Doncaster DN10 6EB. Details

Wednesday 11 October 2017

Labour Day at Kirby Misperton. Event organised by Thirsk and Malton Constituency Labour Party. 8.30am, entrance to Third Energy fracking site, Habton Road, Kirby Misperton  YO17 6XS.

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Meeting by British Geological Survey about plans for a Geo-energy Observatory at Ince Marshes. 10am-12 noon, Elton Village Hall, School Lane, Elton, Chester, CH2 4LT. Details

Meeting by British Geological Survey about plans for a Geo-energy Observatory at Ince Marshes. 6pm-8pm, Thornton Church Hall. Details

The Story of how Fracking Ruined My Water, presentation by Canadian Jessica Ernst on how she took legal action against the oil and gas company, Encana, and the Alberta government and energy regulator when regulations failed. 7pm, St Anne’s-on-the-Sea United Reformed Church, St George’s Road, Lytham St Anne’s, Lancashire FY8 2AD. Details

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

Thursday 12 October 2017

Scheduled date of case of campaigners charged over lock-on protests outside the Broadford Bridge oil exploration site. 10am, Brighton Magistrates Court, Edward Street, Brighton, East Sussex BN2 0LG

Cresswell anti-fracking meeting with guest speaker, David Kesteven, 7.15pm, Limestone House, 50-54 Elmton Road, Cresswell S80 4JE. Details

Friday 13 October 2017

Fundraising auction event for Harthill Against Fracking, 7.30pm, Harthill Village Hall, Winney Hill, Harthill S26 7YL. Details

Saturday 14 October 2017

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Global Frackdown initiated by Food & Water Watch and Food & Water Watch Europe. Details 

Friends of the Earth International Day of Action on Climate Change. Details

Photocall with wildlife theme to highlight potential impact of shale gas drilling on local site of special scientific interest, 9.30am, Misson Village Green, Misson, Doncaster. Details

Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground, rally hosted by Friends of the Earth Sheffield, with speakers Paul Blomfield MP, Tina Rothery (Frack Free Lancashire), Richard Dyer (Friends of the Earth), John Campbell (Unison), David Kesteven (Eckington Against Fracking), Janet Paske (Fossil Free South Yorkshire). 10.30am-12 noon, Sheffield City Hall, Barkers Pool, Sheffield S1 2JA. Details

Nottingham says No Fracking Here, No Fracking Anywhere, 11am-2pm, The Fountains, Market Square, Nottingham. Details

Slow running Saturday. Local runners are planning a “slow run” past the gates of Third Energy’s fracking site, 11am, Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS.

Global Frackdown event, 1.30pm-3pm, Maple Farm Community Hub, Preston New Road, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Let’s Celebrate the Fracking Ban on Global Frackdown Day, event by Love Leitrim, national and international speakers, 7.30pm, The Rainbow Ballroom, Glenfarne, Co Leitrim, Ireland. Details

Sunday 15 October 2017

We Care Walk, as part of Protect Our Futures Day. 10.30am, Kings Mill Reservoir Visitors Centre, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 4PA. Details

Monday 16 October 2017

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

Anti-fracking awareness stall, 10am-8pm, Tesco Superstore, Mill Street, Clowne, Chesterfield S43 4JN. Details

Are We Going To Be Fracked? presentation and meeting, 7.15pm, Coal Aston Village Hall, Eckington Road, Coal Aston, Dronfield S18 3AX. Details

Sheffield Friends of the Earth meeting, 7.30pm-9.30pm, The Red Deer, 18 Pitt Street, Sheffield S1 4DD. To be confirmed

Frack Field Mansfield meeting, 7.30pm-9.30pm, Friends Meeting House, Rosemary Street, Mansfield NG19 6AB. Details

The Story of how Fracking Ruined My Water, presentation by Canadian Jessica Ernst on how she took legal action against the oil and gas company, Encana, and the Alberta government and energy regulator when regulations failed. 7.30pm, Fermanagh House, Broadmeadow Place, Enniskillen, BT74 7HR.

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

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

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

Clay Cross Against Fracking meeting, 7pm, Charlies Bar & Restaurant, 4 Thanet Street, Clay Cross S45 9JR. Details

Are we going to be fracked? presentation, 7pm, Whitwell Community Centre, Portland Street, Whitwell, Worksop S80 4NN. 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 

Silent protest by campaigners who say their views are not being listening to on Europa’s Leith Hill traffic management plan. 10am, outside County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN.

Surrey County Council planning meeting due to discuss application for flow testing and further drilling at Horse Hill (SCC ref 2016/0189), and traffic management plan and fencing applications for Europa’s Bury Hill Wood/Leith Hill site. 10.30am, Ashcombe Suite, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN. Details

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Horse Hill oil exploration site, Surrey. Photo: Eddie Mitchell

Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council meeting at which members are expected to debate a motion committing the council to “not allow any fracking activities, including survey work, on Council owned or control land and property”. 2pm, Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham S60 2TH. Details

Demonstration and information stall outside IGas drop-in event (see below), 3pm-7.30pm, Elton Community Centre, School Lane, Elton, Chester CH2 4PU. Details

Drop-in exhibition by IGas about plans for drilling and fracking in the Ince Marshes, 3.30pm-7.30pm, Elton Community Centre, School Lane, Elton, Chester CH2 4PU.

Film screening of Groundswell organised by Frack Free Dearne Valley, 7pm, The Montgomery Hall, Church Street, Wath-upon-Dearne, S63 7RD. Details

Fashion Show, by Woodsetts Against Fracking, 7pm, Woodsetts Primary School, Wellfield Crescent, Woodsetts S81 8SD. 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 

Friday 20 October 2017

Eckington Against Fracking scarecrow exhibition

Display of Eckington Against Fracking Scarecrow Competition until Saturday 28 October. See poster right.

Film screening of The Bentley Effect, organised by Frack Free Upton, 7:30pm, St Columbas Church Hall. Plas Newton Lane, Chester, CH2 1SA. Details

Saturday 21 October 2017

Community Strategy Conversation for a Frack Free Lancashire. Meeting to discuss anti-fracking campaigning in Lancashire. Open to all groups. 1.30pm-5pm, Holy Trinity Church, Dean Street, South Shore, Blackpool FY4 1BP. Details

Monday 23 October 2017

Breaking the Chain: An exhibition about fracking by CoResist, Hamilton House Gallery, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY. Details

Closing date for comments on application by IGas to the Environment Agency for a radioactive substances permit for the Stockbridge oil site, Crawley Down, Hampshire. Details

Green Monday at Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, meeting at Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PH. Details

Anti-fracking awareness stall, 10am-8pm, Tesco Superstore, Mill Street, Clowne, Chesterfield S43 4JN. Details

What is fracking? Talk by John Cossham, FRSA, on unconventional gas extraction and climate change. 7.30pm, Farm Road Sports and Social Club, Farm Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire S2 2TP. Details

Tuesday 24 October 2017

Breaking the Chain: An exhibition about fracking by CoResist, Hamilton House Gallery, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY. Details

Scottish Government debate on unconventional oil and gas. Motion by the government and amendments by Conservatives, Labour, Greens, and Lib Dems. After 2.20pm, Scottish Parliament, Holyrood, Edinburgh EH99 1SP. Details

Frack Free Bridlington and Villages public information event about fracking, from 6.30pm, Bridlington Rugby Club, Duke’s Park, Queensgate, Bridlington.

Wednesday 25 October 2017

Breaking the Chain: An exhibition about fracking by CoResist, Hamilton House Gallery, 80 Stokes Croft, Bristol BS1 3QY. Details

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

Women’s Call meeting, silent protest outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site, meeting 9.30am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road,  Little Plumpton PR4 3PH. Details

Meeting of Lancashire County Council development control committee considering Cuadrilla’s application for extension of permission at the Becconsall site. 10am, Committee Room B, The Diamond Jubilee Room, County Hall, Fishergate Preston PR1 8XJ. Details

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Nightmare on Fracking Street. Halloween-themed protest against INEOS Shale’s plans for shale gas exploration at Woodsetts and its interim injunction. Includes speeches from Joe Corre, who is challenging the injunction. 6pm-8pm, recreation ground, Gildingwells Road, Woodsetts,Worksop S81 8QA. Details

Thursday 26 October 2017

Date given by Third Energy in notice to North Yorkshire County Council for the start of hydraulic fracturing at Kirby Misperton.

Are We Going To Be Fracked? presentation, 7pm, Crookes Social Club, Mulehouse Road, Crookes, Sheffield S10 1TD. Details

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

Friday 27 October 2017

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Family-friendly anti-fracking Halloween Walk with pumpkins and optional fancy dress. 10am-12 noon, from Kirby Misperton village to Third Energy’s fracking site. Details

Eckington Against Fracking Halloween Spooktacular, fancy dress competition, carved pumpkins, disco and party games, food, 7pm-10pm, Marsh Lane Community Hall, Main Road, Marsh Lane S21 5RH. Details

Saturday 28 October 2017

Zero carbon Yorkshire – make it happen. 8.45am-4.30pm, ICOSS, University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello Street, Sheffield S1 4DP. Details

United Against Fracking II day of networking, training and workshops, Bridge Street Church, Bridge Street, Leeds LS2 7QZ. Details and to register

Judging of Eckington Against Fracking Scarecrow Competition. 12 noon. See poster for 20 October

Sunday 29 October 2017

Zero carbon Yorkshire – make it happen. 8.45am-4.30pm, ICOSS, University of Sheffield, 219 Portobello Street, Sheffield S1 4DP. Details

Monday 30 October 2017

Sian Berry, London Green Party councillor is the main speaker at Green Monday event, 1pm, outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Demonstration organised by Frack Free Frodsham and Helsby and Frack Free Dee Coaltion at British Geological Survey event about Ince Marshes Energy Research Site, 1pm-4pm, Helsby Community Centre, Lower Robin Hood Lane, Fodsham, Warrington WA6  0BW. Details

Tuesday 31 October 2017

First day of hearing at the High Court of a challenge by Joe Corre and Joseph Boyd to INEOS Shale injunction against protest activity that interrupts its activities. 10.30am, Court 30, The Rolls Building, Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1NL

Pre-inquiry meeting for re-opened inquiry into Cuadrilla’s appeal against refusal of planning permission for exploratory shale gas drilling, fracking and testing at Roseacre Wood, Lancashire. The meeting is scheduled to discuss the scope of the inquiry, its length and timetable, further information on vehicle routing to the site, consultation and assessment, and site visit. 11am, Blackpool Football Club Hotel and Conference Centre, Bloomfield Road, Seasiders Way, Blackpool FY1 6JJ. Details

halloween at KM8 171031Halloween at KM8, 12 noon-11pm, Third Energy’s fracking site entrance, Gt Habton Road, Kirby Misperton, N Yorkshire. Details

Coming up

Energy Live

Wednesday 1 November 2017

Hearing at the High Court of a challenge by Joe Corre and Joseph Boyd to INEOS Shale injunction against protest activity that interrupts its activities. 10.10am, the Rolls Building, Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1NL.

Scheduled start date for trial of 10 Greenpeace protesters arrested after a lock-on protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site. Preston Magistrates Court, Lawson Street, Preston PR1 2QT. Time to be confirmed

Uniting the Roses – Women’s Call for Calm, event calling for pause in action at the front line facking sites. 10am-12noon, Third Energy’s fracking site, Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS. Details

White Wednesday event at Cuadrilla’s Lancashire shale gas site to be attended by Emma Thompson and Natalie Bennett, 9.30am, meet at Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton followed by silent walk to Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site to arrive at 11am.

Fracking: Regulation, risk and responsibility. Conference at Weightmans LLP, with speakers Gary Lynch Wood and  John Pearson (University of Manchester), Elen Stokes (University of Cardiff), Alan Evans (Kings Chambers) and Estelle Dehon (Cornerstone Barristers). .1.30pm-6pm,, 3 Piccadilly Place, Manchester M1 3BN. Details

Free screening of The Bentley Effect and public meeting on UK energy and challenges ahead, hosted by Green Party MEP, Keith Taylor, with speakers Brenda Pollack (Friends of the Earth) and Chris Tomlinson (Rampion Wind Farm). 6.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, Friends Cottage, Worthing Road, Horsham, RH12 1SL. Details and to register

Thursday 2 November 2017

Energy Live Expo Live, QE2 Centre, Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE. Details

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

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Hearing at the High Court of a challenge by Joe Corre and Joseph Boyd to INEOS Shale injunction against protest activity that interrupts its activities. Time to be confirmed, the Rolls Building, Fetter Lane, London EC4A 1NL.

Screening of The Bentley Effect and talk by Gillian Kelly about fracking, 7pm, Charnock Farm, Wigan Road, Leyland PR25 5DA. Details

Harthill Against Fracking meeting, 7.30pm, Peregrine Centre,  Peregrine Way, Harthill, Sheffield S26 7UP. Details

Friday 3 November 2017

Frack Free Ravenshead public meeting with speker Dennis May, Village Hall, Vernon Crescent, Ravenshead NG15 9BN. Details

Saturday 4 November 2017

Fossil Free Futures 2017

Fossil Free Futures, two-day training open to students, 10am-5pm, Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Leeds LS2 9JZ. Details

INEOS Shale’s Woodsetts planning application – objections drop-in, organised by Woodsetts Against Fracking. 12.30pm-2.30pm, Village Hall, Gildingwells Road, Woodsetts, Worksop S81 8QB. Details

Sheffield Against Fracking information stall, 11am-4.30pm, Sheffield Peace and Craft Fair, Sheffield Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield S1 2HH. Details

KM8 Trades Union Solidarity rally, organised by Unite Community. The event begins with a march starting at 12 noon, outside Kirby Misperton Village Hall, 4 Woodlands, Kirby Misperton, YO17 6XN, followed by march to Third Energy’s fracking site, Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS. Speakers include Cat Cray (RMT), John Coan (United

Sunday 5 November 2017

Fossil Free Futures, two-day training open to students, 10am-5pm, Leeds University Union, Lifton Place, Leeds LS2 9JZ. Details

Charter of the Forest 800Charter of the Forest and Fracking, event to mark the 800th anniversary of the Charter of Sherwood Forest, with speakers Professor Peter Linebaugh, Professor Guy Standing, Joe Boyd, Julie Timbrell, Mothiur Rahmen. 11.30am-5pm, Sherwood Forest Visitor Centre, Clipstone Road, Edwinstowe, Nottingham NG21 9JA. Details.  Free but tickets available from Eventbrite.

Frack Off INEOS event, 1pm-4pm, INEOS Grangemouth, Bo’ness Road, Grangemouth FK3 9XH. Details

Monday 6 November 2017

INEOS Shale’s Woodsetts planning application – objections drop-in, organised by Woodsetts Against Fracking. 12.30pm-8pm, Village Hall, Gildingwells Road, Woodsetts, Worksop S81 8QB. Details

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

Tuesday 7 November 2017

egdon_logoScheduled start date for public inquiry into appeals by Egdon Resources against the refusals of planning permission for production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe. 10am, Grange Farm Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe DN16 1SA.

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

Thursday 9 November 2017

Public inquiry into appeals by Egdon Resources against the refusals of planning permission for production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe. 10am, Grange Farm Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe DN16 1SA.

Seminar on misleading advertising, morning, Advertising Standards Authority office, Mid City Place, 71 High Holborn, London WC1V 6QT. Details

Friday 10 November 2017

Public inquiry into appeals by Egdon Resources against the refusals of planning permission for production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe. 10am, Grange Farm Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe DN16 1SA.

Sunday 12 November 2017

Know your rights training with Netpol, 2.30pm, Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, Kirby Misperton Road, Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire. Details

Monday 13 November 2017

Public inquiry into appeals by Egdon Resources against the refusals of planning permission for production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe. 10am, Grange Farm Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe DN16 1SA.

Scheduled start date for trial of 13 people who took part in a lock-on protest outside Cuadrlla’s shale gas site on Preston New Road on 3 July, at the start of the Rolling Resistance, coordinated by Reclaim the Power. Date and venue to be confirmed.

Tuesday 14 November 2017

Public inquiry into appeals by Egdon Resources against the refusals of planning permission for production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe. 10am, Grange Farm Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe DN16 1SA.

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Dangers of fracking and nuclear risks, public meeting hosted by Keep East Lancashire Frack Free. 7pm-9.15pm, Central Methodist Hall, Hargreaves Street, Burnley BB1 1DU. Details

Friday 17 November 2017

Closing date for comments on application by Cuadrilla Resources Ltd (WSCC/040/17/BA) to West Sussex County Council to extend permission for flow testing at lateral borehole at Lower Stumble hydrocarbon exploration site, London Road, Balcombe, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6JH. Details

Saturday 18 November 2017

Health effects of fracking day, 7am-7pm, outside Third Energy’s fracking site, Great Habton Road, Kirby Misperton North Yorkshire. Details

Community strategy conversation for a frack free Lancashire – meeting 2, 5pm, Holy Trinity Church, South Shore, Blackpool, FY4 1BP. Details and to register

United Against Fracking, Ellesmere Port Rally, with speakers MPs Justin Madders, Chris Matheson, Mike Amesbury and Rebecca Long-Bailey (Shadow Energy Minister), 1pm, Civic Square, Ellesmere Port CH65 0BG. Details 

Monday 20 November 2017

Film screening of The Bentley Effect, organised by Chesterfield Climate Alliance and Chesterfield TUC, 7pm, Chesterfield Library, Beetwell Street, Chesterfield S40 1QR. Details

Sheffield Friends of the Earth meeting, 7.30pm-9.30pm, The Red Deer, 18 Pitt Street, Sheffield S1 4DD. Details

Tuesday 21 November 2017

An audience with the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner, 10am, Voluntary Action Rotherham, The Spectrum, Coke Hill, Rotherham, S60 2HX. To book a place, phone Sarah Kelly on 01709 834467 or email sarah.kelly@varotherham.org.uk Details

Thursday 23rd November

Special planning board meeting to determine INEOS’s planning application for Harthill, 9am, Rotherham Town Hall, The Crofts, Moorgate Street, Rotherham S60 2TH. Details

Are We Going to be Fracked? Presentation, time to be confirmed, Doncaster Momentum, Catholic Club, Waterdale, Doncaster DN1 3BY. Details

Friday 24 November 2017

Annual general meeting of Keep Kirdford and Wisborough Green, including illustrated talk by Dr Damien Short, 6.30pm, Wisborough Green Parish Hall, School Road, Wisborough Green RH14 0DU

Monday 4 December 2017

Scheduled meeting of Derbyshire County Council planning committee at which INEOS application for exploratory shale gas drilling at Bramleymoor Lane, Marsh Lane, could be discussed. 10am, Committee Room 1, County Hall, Matlock  DE4 3AG. To be confirmedLink to committee agendas

Tuesday 5 December 2017

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

Thursday 7 December 2017

Debate: Does fracking have a role to play in England’s energy mix, with speakers Tom Pickering, of INEOS, and David Kesteven, of Eckington Against Fracking, chaired by North East Derbyshire MP, Lee Rowley, 7.30pm, Eckington Civic Centre, Market Street, Eckington S21 4JG. Details and Eventbrite booking

Wednesday 10 January 2018

Possible date for decision on Cuadrilla Resources Ltd application WSCC/040/17/BA) to West Sussex County Council to extend permission for flow testing at lateral borehole at Lower Stumble hydrocarbon exploration site, London Road, Balcombe, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6JH. Not confirmed. Details

Wednesday  31 January 2018

Possible date for decision on Cuadrilla Resources Ltd application WSCC/040/17/BA) to West Sussex County Council to extend permission for flow testing at lateral borehole at Lower Stumble hydrocarbon exploration site, London Road, Balcombe, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6JH. Not confirmed. Details

Tuesday 10 April 2018

Scheduled date for reopening of public inquiry on traffic issues at Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas site Roseacre Wood. 10am, Blackpool Football Club, Bloomfield Road, Seasiders Way, Blackpool FY1 6JJ. The inquiry is expected to last eight days and will sit Tuesday-Fridays. Details

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