Diary

What’s happening this week? 12-18 February 2018

INEOS fracking and you

In this week’s listings:

  • Mass boycott of Barclays;
  • Three more INEOS, Fracking and You public meetings;
  • Pre-inquiry meeting on INEOS Harthill appeal
  • Protest trial and verdict;
  • Film screenings;
  • Plus rallies and gatherings.

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


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

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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

Film screening of To The Ends Of The EarthThe film follows people living with extreme oil and gas extraction. 6.30pm, Brunei Gallery, School of African and Oriental Studies, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1H 0XG. Details and ticket reservations

INEOS, fracking and youPublic 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

Pre-inquiry meeting for INEOS appeal over proposed shale gas site at Common Road, Harthill, Rotherham. 10am, John Smith Room, Rotherham Town Hall, The Crofts, Moorgate St, Rotherham, S60 2TH. Details

INEOS, fracking and youPublic 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

Trial of four protesters from Lancaster who took part in a lock-on outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site in July 2017. 10am, Blackpool Magistrates Court, Chapel St, Blackpool FY1 5DQ. Details

Verdict in the trial of Peter Whittick for occupation of a drill rig used at Broadford Bridge. Time to be confirmed, Brighton Magistrates Court,  Edward Street Brighton East Sussex BN2 0LG. 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

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Love Ryedale, love where you live. Gathering at the gates of Third Energy’s KM8 sites for crafts, open mic, food, meditation, teddy bear’s picnic. 10.30am-3pm, KM8 gates, Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS. 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 and youPublic 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

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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 

Crafty Thursday. 10am, KM8 fracking site gates, Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS. 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

Scheduled public engagement event by Aurora Energy Resources about drilling and fracking plans at Altcar Moss. 12 noon-6pm, Haskayne Village Hall, 109 School Lane, Haskayne, near Ormskirk L39 7JE. Details

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