Diary

Drilling diary – January 2018

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Protest outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, near Blackpool. Photo: Frack Free Greater Manchester

40+ events in January 2018 events about fracking and onshore oil and gas in the UK including:

  • Events to mark anniversary of the start of work at Preston New Road;
  • Council meetings in Sussex, Rotherham and Cheshire;
  • Decision on Egdon Resources’ Wressle oil field appeal;
  • High Court hearing on Europa’s injunction case;
  • Film screenings of The Bentley Effect;
  • Comment deadlines.

Plus meetings, conferences and fundraisers. 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.


Tuesday 2 January 2018

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Entrance to Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site. Photo: Hazel Winter

Solidarity event at the gate to Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton fracking site in North Yorkshire. Speakers include: Simon Bowens, Friends of the Earth, Dinah Keele, Lib Dem councillor, and Leigh Coghill, a spokesperson for Kirby Misperton Protection Camp. 10am-3pm, site entrance, Great Habton Road, Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire. Details

Wednesday 3 January 2018

Women’s Call 22. Weekly women’s call for calm outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site. 9.30am-12.30pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton  PR4 3PE. Details

Labour Party solidarity day. Entrance to Third Energy’s fracking site, Kirby Misperton Great Habton Road, Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire.

Friday 5 January 2018

Black Friday (one year at PNR). Anniversary of Cuadrilla starting work at its Preston New Road site. 11am-6pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Lancaster solidarity with PNR. Lancaster Fights Fracking support for campaigners outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site near Blackpool. 8am-5pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PF. Details

180105 MCR joins Black Friday

MCR joins Black Friday (One Year at PNR). 9am-5pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE Details

Saturday 6 January 2018

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Anniversary day of offerings – Solidarity Saturday. Event for campaigners opposed to Cuadrilla’s Lancashire operations. 10am-2pm, Maple Farm,  Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE. Details

Fracking Red Lines. Protest by Huddersfield Friends of the Earth against Barclays’ funding of fracking in North Yorkshire. 11am-noon, Barclays, Market Place, Huddersfield HD1 2AA. Details

Sunday 7 January 2018

Members For Britain debate on fracking. 2.30pm, Crawley. Tickets and details on Eventbright

Monday 8 January 2018

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High Court  hearing on Europa’s extended injunction. 11am, The Rolls Building, the Royal Courts of Justice,  Fetter Lane London EC4A 1NL

Film screening of The Bentley Effect. 7pm-9pm, Friends Meeting House, 25 Clarendon Street, Nottingham NG1 5JD. Details

Frack Free Teversal, Stanton Hill and Skegby meeting. 7pm-8.30pm, Teversal Scout Hut, Frackley Road, Teversal, Sutton in Ashfield NG17 3HL Details

Tuesday 9 January 2018

Meeting of West Sussex County Council planning committee. The agenda includes Cuadrilla Resources Ltd application WSCC/040/17/BA) for flow testing its lateral borehole at Lower Stumble hydrocarbon exploration site in Balcombe. Meeting: 10.30am, County Hall, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1RQ. Details

Say no to Cuadrilla returning to Balcombe. Gathering before West Sussex County Council planning meeting. 9am-11am, County Hall, Chichester, West Sussex, PO19 1RQ.  Details

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, 60 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. Details

Wednesday 10 January 2018

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Public inquiry into appeal by Egdon Resources over oil production at its Wressle site.

Decision date. Date by which a decision is expected on the appeal by Egdon Resources on its Wressle oil production plans.

Bolton Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7pm, Cotton Tree pub, Prince Street, Halliwell, Bolton BL1 2NP. Details

Thursday 11 January 2018

Hearing at York Magistrates Court. The court is expected to hear legal arguments about arrests outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton site in North Yorkshire. 10am, Clifford St, York YO1 9RE.

Extraordinary meeting of Ryedale District council. The meeting will discuss a proposal for representation at the Examination in Pubic the joint minerals and waste plan. 6.30pm, Council Chamber, Ryedale House, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7HH  Details

Lancaster Fights Fracking weekly meet up. 7.30pm-9pm, Apothecary Bar & Lounge, Penny Street, Lancaster LA1 1XN. Details 

Friday 12 January 2018

Green Friday at Kirby Misperton. Event hosted by Yorkshire and Humber Green Party. 10am-4pm, KMA wellsite, Alma Farm, off Habton Road, Kirby Misperton, North Yorkshire. Details

Deadline for submissions. Closing date for comments on INEOS’s application for shale gas exploration at Woodsetts, south Yorkshire. Details

Saturday 13 January 2018

Barclays Frack Off. Information event and protest, outside Barclays Bank, Broadmead, Bristol BS1 3EA. Details

Frack Free South Yorkshire stall and on the discussion panel at Trades Union Council event. 2pm-4pm, Talbot Lane Methodist Hall, 45 Moorgate Street, Rotherham S60 2RB. Details

Sunday 14 January 2018

New Year walk in Clumber Park to support the National Trust. Walk, hosted by Frack Free Nottinghamshire, to support the Trust against INEOS Shale, which wants to carry out seismic surveys in the park. 11am-1pm, Clumber Park Car Park, Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Details

Stop fracking now community centre get together. 2pm, Misson Community Centre, Vicar Lane Misson, north Nottinghamshire DN10 6EG. Details

Ceilidh for climate sanity, hosted by Sheffield Climate Alliance. 7.30pm-10.30pm, Broomhball Community Centre, Broomspring Lane, Sheffield S10 2FD. Tickets £6 in advance from jerrysimon.grow@gmail.com or £7 on the night. Concessions £5 and under-16s free. Details

Deadline for comments. Closing date of public consultation on Issues and Options Consultation Document – the next phase of Nottinghamshire Minerals Local Plan for the period up to 2036. link to documents

Monday 15 January 2018

Hand in of petition, signed by 3,000 people, calling for Sefton to be a frack free zone. 12 noon-12.30pm. Town Hall,Sefton Council, Oriel Road,Bootle L20 7AE. Details

Bolsover Against Fracking meeting: We are going to be fracked – unless we make a stand. Includes speakers Steve and Jo White from Ryedale who will present their video of fracking in Pennsylvania from the residents’ point of view. 7.30pm, Assembly Rooms, Hill Top, Bolsover S44 6NG. Details

No fracking in Notts – January 2018 action planning meeting. 7pm-9.30pm, Lincolnshire Poacher pub, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Tuesday 16 January 2018

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Film screening of The Bentley EffectFree but donations welcomed. 7.30pm, Dukes Gallery, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE. Details

Tinker Lane Community Action Group meeting. 7.30pm, The Red Hart, Bawtry Road, Blyth S81 8HG. Details

Harthill Against Fracking meeting. 7.30pm, Peregin Way, Harthill. Details

Penistone & Stocksbridge Against Fracking meeting. 7.30pm, The Friendship, 536 Manchester Road, Sheffield S36 2DW. Details

Wednesday 17 January 2018

Deadline for comments. Final date for comments to the Planning Inspectorate on INEOS appeal over Harthill shale gas exploration appeal (reference APP/P4415/W/17/3190843). Rotherham Council has requested an extension to this date. Details

Deadline for comments. Final date for comments to the Planning Inspectorate on INEOS appeal over Bramleymoor Lane shale gas exploration appeal (reference APP/U1050/W/17/3190838). Details

Women’s Call 24. 9.30am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton  PR4 3PE. Details

Film screening of The Bentley Effect.  Free but donations welcomed. 7.30pm, Dukes Gallery, Moor Lane, Lancaster LA1 1QE. Details

An update on the threat of fracking by Kevin Ogilvie-White, hosted by Frack Free North Somerset. 7.30pm-9.30pm, The Bell Inn, 1 The Square, Banwell, BS29 9BL. Details

Thursday 18 January 2018

Meeting of Fylde Borough Council planning committee. Cuadrilla’s traffic mitigation measures for Roseacre Wood are due to be discussed. 2pm-5pm, Kirkham Community Centre, Mill Street, Kirkham, Lancashire PR4 2AN. Details

Film screening of The Bentley Effect7pm-10pm, Regather, 57-59 Club Garden Road, Sheffield S11 8BU. Details

Friday 19 January 2018

Lancaster Climate Action vegan feast. 6.30pm-9pm, Friends Meeting House, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 1TX. Details

Saturday 20 January 2018

Know your rights training. Hosted by A Voice for Leith Hill. 2pm-4pm, Burgundy and Black, 12 Saint Martins Mews, Dorking, RH4 1DP. Details

Isle of Wight community workshop and information session. 2pm-4pm, The Gaslight Cafe, Sandown Railway Station, Station Avenue, Sandown, Isle of Wight PO36 9BW.

Anti-fracking benefit Burns night and ceilidh. Hosted by Friends of the Earth Sheffield. Three course meal, speeches, poetry and live band, tickets £18, 7pm-11pm, St Andrews United Reformed Church, Upper Hanover Street, Sheffield S3 7RQ. Details

Frack Free Music Event with Kieran Dunne. St Annes. 7.30pm, Urban Arts Studio, Lytham St Annes FY8 1RD. Details

Monday 22 January 2018

A J Lucas Fun Raiser. Tongue-in-cheek cake sale and raffle to “help” A J Lucas, one of Cuadrilla’s partners, which is looking for funding. 10am-6.30pm, outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Anti-fracking meeting with guest speaker, Dennis Skinner MP. 7pm, Town Hall, Church Street, Warsop Nottinghamshire NG20 0AL. Details

Tuesday 23 January 2018

North Yorkshire Police public accountability meeting. Includes update on policing at Kirby Misperton. 1.30pm-3.30pm, West Offices, York or view online. Details

Wednesday 24 January 2018

Oil & Gas IP Summit.  Hilton London Kensington, 179-199 Holland Park Ave, Kensington, London W11 4UL. Details

Lancashire County Council planning committee. Cuadrilla’s revised traffic plans for Roseacre Wood on the agenda. 10am, Committee Room ‘B’ – The Diamond Jubilee Room, County Hall, Preston. Link to agenda

Thursday 25 January 2018

Meeting of the planning board of Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council. INEOS Shale’s application for drilling at Harthill expected to be discussed. 10.30am, Town Hall, Moorgate Street, Rotherham. S60 2TH.  Link to meeting agenda
Link to webcast

Short march and demonstration over IGas application for testing at Ellesmere Port (see below). Hosted by Ellesmere Port Frack Free and Frack Free Dee Coalition. 3pm-6pm, meeting at Chester Town Hall, Northgate Street, Chester CH1 2HJ, culminating at Cheshire West and Chester Council headquarters, 58 Nicholas Street, Chester CH1 2NP. Details

Meeting of the planning committee of Cheshire West and Chester Council. IGas plans to test well at Ellesmere Port expected to be on the agenda. 4pm, Room G1, HQ Building, 58 Nicholas Street, Chester, CH1 2NP. Link to meeting agenda

Oil & Gas IP Summit. Hilton London Kensington, 179-199 Holland Park Ave, Kensington, London W11 4UL. Details

Screening of The Fight Against Shale Gas ExplorationDocumentary by Chad Bronson. 7pm, Marsh Lane Community Centre, Main Road, Marsh Lane, Eckington, Derbyshire S21 5RH. Details 

Friday 26 January 2018

Quakers against Fracking. Gathering outside Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Deadline for comments on North York Moors National Park consultation on its future plans entitled A sense of tranquility, a strong feeling of remoteness and dark night skies. Details and link

Saturday 27 January 2018

London/South East fracking meeting. 10am-6pm. LARC, 62 Fieldgate Street, Whitechapel, London E1 1ES. Details

Zero carbon Wedmore Workshop. Launch and celebration. 3pm-8pm, St Mary’s Church, Church Street, Wedmore, Somerset BS28 4AA. Details

Sunday 28 January 2018

Closing date for comments. End of consultation on Cuadrilla’s application to vary its environmental permit for Preston New Road to dispose of treated surface water in local streams.

Monday 29 January 2018

Meeting of Derbyshire County Council planning committee. Members will discuss whether to consider a second INEOS application for shale gas exploration at Marsh Lane following the company’s appeal on the first. 10am, Council Chamber, County Hall, Matlock. Details and council press release

Green Monday. Gathering of green, divestment, renewable and transition groups outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 10am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Frack Free Dearne Valley meeting. URC Church, Melton High Street, West Melton S63 6RG. Details

Tuesday 30 January 2018

Natural gas infrastructure and public health: From local to global. Conference, 10am EST, Boston University Photonic Centre, 8 St Mary’s Street, Boston MA 02215 webcast  (live at 10am EST) and details

Wednesday 31 January 2018

Deadline. Updated deadline set by Nottinghamshire County Council for completion of INEOS seismic surveying in Nottinghamshire.

Women’s Call. Gathering of women opposed to shale gas development outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 9.30am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Ladies First. Gathering of men (following the Women’s Call gathering) outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site,1pm-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Harthill Against Fracking meeting. Pre-inquiry meeting. 7pm, Peregrine Centre, Peregrine Way, Harthill S26 7UP. Details

Clay Cross Against Fracking meeting. 7pm-9pm, Charlies Bar and Restaurant. Thanet Street, Clay Cross, Chesterfield S45 9JR. Details

Coal Ason & Dronfield Against Fracking meeting. 7.15pm, Gosforth Lodge, 16 Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP. Details

The dangers of fracking. What went wrong a West Newton A. Talk supported by Frack Free Malton and Norton. 7.30pm, Friends Meeting House, Greengate, Malton YO17 7EN. Details

Coming up later

Thursday 1 February 2018

Publication of Energy and Climate Change Public Attitudes Tracker. Findings from  Wave 24 survey published at 9.30am. Link

Day of action at Misson Springs. A condition of the IGas planning permission is for construction work to stop during the bird nesting season, which begins on 1 February 2018, unless it has evidence of no significant impact. Springs Road, Misson DM10 6ET.

Film screening. 40 minute film about fracking in Pennsylvania by British people who visited to find out for themselves what it was like. 7.30pm, Miners’ Welfare, Pipeyard Lane, Eckington, Sheffield S21 4FA.

Are we going to be fracked? Public meeting. 7.40pm, Hatfield Wood House Village Hall, off Main Street, Hatfield Woodhouse DN7 6NF. Details

Friday 2 February 2018

Closing date for comments on IGas radioactive substances permit applications. The applications are for Palmers Wood Oilfield, Rooks Nest Farm, Godstone, Surrey RH9 8BY (EPR/NB3292DH/A001)  and Stockbridge Oilfield, Larkwhistle Farm Site, Crawley Down, Hampshire SO21 2RG (EPR/NB3692DA/A001).

Deadline for people who want to speak or make comments to the public inquiry on INEOS plans for Marsh Lane. Link

Black Friday. Gathering of people opposed to Cuadrilla’s shale gas activities at Little Plumpton. 10am-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Saturday 3 February 2018

Solidarity Saturday. Gathering and support event for people opposed to Cuadrilla’s shale gas activities at Little Plumpton. 10am-2pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Monday 5 February 2018

Green Monday. Gathering of green, divestment, renewable and transition groups outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 10am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Meeting of Derbyshire County Council planning committee. The meeting will approve the council’s view on the INEOS first application for shale gas exploration at Bramleymoor Lane, Marsh Lane. Open to the public but no public speakers. 1pm,  Council Chamber, County Hall, Matlock. Agenda

Meeting of community liaison group for Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site. Members only. Questions to be raised can be sent directly to Cuadrilla, Lancashire County Council and CLG members.

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Tuesday 6 February 2018

INEOS, fracking you. Public meeting by Frack Free United and local anti-fracking community group. 6.45pm for 7pm start, Function Room, Strensall Village Hall, Northfields, Strensall YO32 5XW. Details

Find out about frackingPublic talk about fracking with Mike Hill hosted by Transition City Lancaster. 7pm for 7.30pm, Banqueting Suite, Lancaster Town Hall, Dalton Square, Lancaster LA1 1PJ. Details 

Frack Free Yeovil general meeting. 7pm-9.30pm, Townsend, Marston Magna BA22 8BP. Contact for more details

Halsall Parish Council shale gas working group poster

Public meeting. Meeting hosted by The Moss Alliance about plans by Aurora Energy Resources for exploratory drilling and hydraulic fracturing at Altcar Moss near Halsall. 7.30pm, The Gild Hall, Church Rd, Formby, Liverpool L37 3NG. Details from themossalliance@gmail.com, frackfreeformby@gmail.com or haf@fastmail.com

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, 60 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. Details

Frack Free North Somerset monthly meeting. 7.30pm, Working Men’s Club, 6-10 Orchard Street, Weston-super-Mare BS23 1RQ Details

Wednesday 7 February 2018

Women’s Call. Gathering of women opposed to shale gas development outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 9.30am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Ladies First. Gathering of men (following the Women’s Call gathering) outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site,1pm-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Thursday 8 February 2018

Controversial geoscience – dealing with public perception. One day seminar, promoted by Envireau Knowledge, on how to communicate key geoscience challenges to the public. 9am-5pm, Holywell Park Conference Centre, Loughborough. Details

INEOS, fracking you. Public meeting by Frack Free United and local anti-fracking community group. 6.45pm for 7pm start, Westow Cricket Club, Badger Bank Road, Westow YO60 7NN. Details

Friday 9 February 2018

Black Friday. Gathering of people opposed to Cuadrilla’s shale gas activities at Little Plumpton. 10am-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

INEOS, fracking you. Public meeting by Frack Free United and local anti-fracking community group. 6.45pm for 7pm start, St Peter’s Church Hall, Langton Road, Norton YO17 9AE. Details

Fracking for Beginners. What is fracking and what comes with it? 7.30pm-9.30pm, St Peters Church, Langton Road, Norton, Malton YO17 9AE. Details

Saturday 10 February 2018

Solidarity Saturday. Gathering and support event for people opposed to Cuadrilla’s shale gas activities at Little Plumpton. 10am-2pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Public meeting. Meeting hosted by The Moss Alliance about plans by Aurora Energy Resources for exploratory drilling and hydraulic fracturing at Altcar Moss near Halsall. 10.30am, Haskayne Village Hall, 109 School Lane, Haskayne, Nr. Ormskirk, L39 7JE. Details from themossalliance@gmail.com, frackfreeformby@gmail.com or haf@fastmail.com

Sunday 11 February 2018

INEOS, fracking you. Public meeting by Frack Free United and local anti-fracking community group. 6.45pm for 7pm start, The Feathers Hotel, Market Place, Helmsley YO62 5BH. Details

Monday 12 February 2018

Green Monday. Gathering of green, divestment, renewable and transition groups outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 10am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Divest Barclays 10,000 – Mass boycott for Go Green Week. Campaign to encourage 10,000 to boycott Barclays until it divests from fossil fuels. 12-16 February. Details

INEOS, fracking you. Public meeting by Frack Free United and local anti-fracking community group. 6.45pm for 7pm start, Cricket Club, Stavely Lane, Eckington S21 2WB. Details

Tuesday 13 February 2018

INEOS, fracking you. Public meeting by Frack Free United and local anti-fracking community group. 6.45pm for 7pm start, Sledmere Village Hall, Bridlington Road, Sledmere, Driffield YO2 3XW. Details

Wednesday 14 February 2018

Women’s Call. Gathering of women opposed to shale gas development outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 9.30am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Ladies First. Gathering of men (following the Women’s Call gathering) outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site,1pm-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

INEOS, fracking you. Public meeting by Frack Free United and local anti-fracking community group. 6.45pm for 7pm start, Mill Suite, Pickering Memorial Hall, Potter Hill, Pickering YO18 8AA. Details

Film screening of The Bentley Effect. 7.30pm, The Queen, 135 High Street, Mosborough, Sheffield S20 5AF. Details

Thursday 15 February 2018

Safety excellence in energy: The future of gas. HSE conference. The Royal Armouries Museum, Armouries Drive, Leeds LS10 1LT. Details 

Friday 16 February 2018

Black Friday. Gathering of people opposed to Cuadrilla’s shale gas activities at Little Plumpton. 10am-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Saturday 17 February 2018

Solidarity Saturday. Gathering and support event for people opposed to Cuadrilla’s shale gas activities at Little Plumpton. 10am-2pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Monday 19 February 2018

Green Monday. Gathering of green, divestment, renewable and transition groups outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 10am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Tuesday 20 February 2018

International Petroleum Week. One Hamilton Place, Park Ln, Mayfair, London W1J 7QY. Details

Wednesday 21 February 2018

International Petroleum Week. One Hamilton Place, Park Ln, Mayfair, London W1J 7QY. Details

Women’s Call. Gathering of women opposed to shale gas development outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 9.30am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Ladies First. Gathering of men (following the Women’s Call gathering) outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site,1pm-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Surrey County Council planning committee. Applications by Angus Energy and the traffic management plan for Europa’s oil site at Bury Hill Wood could be discussed at this meeting. 10.30am, Ashcombe Suite, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN. Link to agenda

Thursday 22 February 2018

4th annual asset integrity management and total maintenance. London. Details

International Petroleum Week, One Hamilton Place, Park Ln, Mayfair, London W1J 7QY. Details

Friday 23 February 2018

4th annual asset integrity management and total maintenance. London. Details

Black Friday. Gathering of people opposed to Cuadrilla’s shale gas activities at Little Plumpton. 10am-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Saturday 24 February 2018

Solidarity Saturday. Gathering and support event for people opposed to Cuadrilla’s shale gas activities at Little Plumpton. 10am-2pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

180224 Not for Shale awareness march

Not for Shale awareness march. 11am, starting from The Centre, Recreation Way, Clowne S43 4PL, passing through the centre of Clowne to Shuttlewood reaction ground. Details.

Fracking shambles at Hagglers. Anti-fracking music fundraising event for a a banner on the walls at Hagglers, including food, DJs and live music, 5.30pm-2pm, Hagglers Corner, 586 Queens Road, Sheffield S2 4DU. Details 

Monday 26 February 2018

Green Monday. Gathering of green, divestment, renewable and transition groups outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 10am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Tuesday 27 February 2018

Opening day of Examination in Public of North Yorkshire Minerals and Waste Joint Plan. 10am, North Yorkshire County Council, County Hall, Northallerton DL7 8AH. Details

INEOS, fracking you. Public meeting by Frack Free United and local anti-fracking community group. 6.45pm for 7pm start, Kilham Village Hall, Church Street, Kilham, Driffield YO25 4RG. Details

Wednesday 28 February 2018

Women’s Call. Gathering of women opposed to shale gas development outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 9.30am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Ladies First. Gathering of men (following the Women’s Call gathering) outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site,1pm-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Coal Aston & Dronfield Against Fracking meeting. 7.15pm, Gosforth Lodge, 16 Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP. Details

Friday 2 March 2018

Black Friday. Gathering of people opposed to Cuadrilla’s shale gas activities at Little Plumpton. 10am-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Saturday 3 March 2018

Solidarity Saturday. Gathering and support event for people opposed to Cuadrilla’s shale gas activities at Little Plumpton. 10am-2pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Women are Wonderful Festival. Celebrating women of Lancashire. 12 noon-5pm, Marsh Community Centre, Lancaster LA1 5PP  Debate

Tuesday 13 March 2018

Key date for discussion of hydrocarbon issues at the Examination in Public of North Yorkshire Minerals and Waste Joint Plan. 10am, North Yorkshire County Council, County Hall, Northallerton DL7 8AH. Details

Date by which proofs of evidence for the Roseacre Wood inquiry are due to be exchanged and submitted to the inquiry programme officerDetails

Monday 19 March 2018

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Tuesday 20 March 2018

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Wednesday 21 March 2018

Surrey County Council planning committee. Applications by Angus Energy and the traffic management plan for Europa’s oil site at Bury Hill Wood could be discussed at this meeting. 10.30am, Ashcombe Suite, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN. Link to agenda

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Thursday 22 March 2018

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Friday 23 March 2018

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Saturday 24 March 2018

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 24 March 2018). 10am and 11am,  Victoria Hall Methodist Church, Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. To book a session and details

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Sheffield lantern parade.  7pm, Devonshire Gardens, Sheffield to the city’s Peace Gardens. Details 

Monday 2 April 2018

Start of United Resistance, three months of “targeted resistance” against fracking in Lancashire.

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

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Scheduled date for opening of public inquiry. Hearing on INEOS appeal over non-determination of application for shale gas exploration at Harthill. 10am John Smith Room, Rotherham Town Hall, The Crofts, Moorgate Street, Rotherham S60 2TH. Estimated to sit on 8 days from 24-27 April and 1-4 May. Details

Thursday 26 April 2018

Publication of Energy and Climate Change Public Attitudes Tracker. Findings from  Wave 25 survey published at 9.30am. Link

Tuesday 1 May 2018

3rd Oil & Gas International Licensing Symposium. The Bentley Hotel, 27-33 Harrington Gardens, Kensington, London SW7 4JX. Details 

Wednesday 2 May 2018

3rd Oil & Gas International Licensing Symposium. The Bentley Hotel, 27-33 Harrington Gardens, Kensington, London SW7 4JX. Details 

Thursday 3 May 2018

3rd Oil & Gas International Licensing Symposium. The Bentley Hotel, 27-33 Harrington Gardens, Kensington, London SW7 4JX. Details 

Tuesday 19 June 2018

Scheduled date for start of public inquiry. Hearing on INEOS shale exploration appeal on non-determination of its application for Bramleymoor Lane, Marsh Lane, Derbyshire. Details Venue tbc

Thursday 5 July 2018

The Third UK Onshore Oil & Gas Summit. 8.30am-5pm, Birmingham City Centre. Details

Thursday 26 July 2018

Publication of Energy and Climate Change Public Attitudes Tracker. Findings from  Wave 26 survey published at 9.30am. Link

Thursday 8 November 2018

Publication of Energy and Climate Change Public Attitudes Tracker. Findings from  Wave 27 survey published at 9.30am. Link

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