Diary

What’s happening this week? 13-19 November 2017

171118 Ellesmere Port rally

In this week’s listings

  • Anti-fracking rally at Ellesmere Port;
  • Continuing inquiry into Egdon Resources plans for Wressle site near Scunthorpe;
  • Trial of 13 people who took part in a lock-on at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in July;
  • Labour Party day of action outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton fracking site;
  • Community strategy conversation for a frack free Lancashire.

Plus meetings, talks, training, information and rallies

Please let us know (click hereif any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Listings for the rest of November and beyond here.


Monday 13 November 2017

Scheduled start date for trial of 13 people, including  three counillors, 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. 10am, Blackpool Magistrates Court, Chapel Street, Blackpool FY1 5DQ.

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Group of residents who took part in lock-on protest 3 July 2017. Photo: Kirsten Buus for Reclaim the Power

No fracking in Nottinghamshire November planning meeting, 7pm, Lincoln Poacher pub, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Frack Free Leeds fortnightly meeting, 7pm-9pm, The George Pub, 67-69 Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3BB. Details

Tuesday 14 November 2017

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Public inquiry resumes 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. Details

Frack Free Ince, Elton and Thorrnton-Le-Moors follow-up strategy meeting, 7pm, Ince Village Hall, 7 Pool Lane, Ince, Cheshire CH2 4NX

Wednesday 15 November 2017

Scheduled final day of 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. Details

Ladies First rally in the morning, followed by protest by men, outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, Little Plumpton, nr Blackpool FY4 5RN. Details

Stop Fracking at Kirby Misperton – Labour Party Day of Action, 8.30am-12.30pm, outside KM8 site gates, Great Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS. Details

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

Are We Going To Be Fracked? Presentation by Frack Free South Yorkshire to Labour Party Edenthorpe and Kirk Sandall Branch, 7pm, Pilkiington Bowling Club, off Doncaster Road, Kirk Sandall, Doncaster DN3 1HP. Details

Talk about fracking and climate change by David Kesteven, 7.30pm, Barlborough Miners Welfare Club, 1 California Lane, Barlborough, Derbyshire S43 4EZ. Details

Thursday 16 November 2017

British Geological Survey exhibition about UKGEOS site, 1pm-3pm, Elton Church Hall, Ince Lane, Elton CH2 4QB. Details

British Geological Survey exhibition about UKGEOS site, 6pm-9pm, Frodsham Community Centre, Fluin Lane, Frodsham WA6 7QN. Details

Frack Free Misson meeting, 7.30pm, Angel Inn, Dame Lane, Misson DN10 6EB. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7.30pm, Lucern House Community Cinema Plus, 100 Corporation Street, St Helens, Merseyside WA10 1SX. 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

Health Professions against Fracking visit Kirby Misperton, 11am-3pm, outside KM8 site gates, Great Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS. Details

Green Party former leader, Natalie Bennett, attending rally at Third Energy’s fracking site at Kirby Misperton. Great Habton Road, Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, organised by Sheffield General Cemetery, 7pm, Samuel Worth Chapel, Cemetery Avenue, Sheffield S11 8NT. Tickets £5 in advance from www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/425525 or on the door if available. Details

Saturday 18 November 2017

Leaflet drop in Ecclesfield, 10am, meet at Morison’s Cafe, The Common, Ecclesfield Sheffield S35 9AE. 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 

Sunday 19 November 2017

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Harthill Community and awareness afternoon, 12.30pm-4.30pm, villlage hall, Winney Hill, Harthill S26 7UL. Details

Frack Free Isle of Wight annual general meeting, 7pm-9pm, The Castle Inn, 91 High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1BQ. Details

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