In this week’s listings:
- Meeting of Derbyshire County Council on INEOS second shale gas application for Marsh Lane;
- Publication of latest government data on public attitudes to fracking;
- Webcast of conference on fracking and public health;
- Plus meetings, gatherings, talks and deadlines.
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
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
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).
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
Gig Against the Rig. 8pm-11pm, The Plough Inn, Coldharbour RH5 6HD. 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