What’s happening this week? 22-28 January 2018

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In this week’s listings:

  • Key planning decisions in Lancashire, Cheshire and Rotherham.

Plus public meetings, gatherings, fundraisers and information events.

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

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

171018 STW problem 4 Dennis Skinner1Anti-fracking meeting with guest speaker, Dennis Skinner MP (right). 7pm, Town Hall, Church Street, Warsop Nottinghamshire NG20 0AL. Details

Tuesday 23 January 2018

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North Yorkshire Police public accountability meeting. Chaired by Julia Mulligan (left), North Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner. 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

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Rotherham Town Hall. Photo: Paul Eggleston licensed under Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.0 Generic license.

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

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Photo: Quakers Against Fracking

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.

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