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What’s happening this week? 26 February-4 March 2018

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In this week’s listings:

  • First Robin Hood vs Fracking workshops and parade;
  • John Ashton and Jamie Peters speaking at Preston New Road;
  • Opening day of examination in public of North Yorkshire Minerals Plan;
  • Environment Agency drop-in meeting about oil exploration near Leith Hill;
  • Know your rights training;
  • National anti-plastics day rally, march and workshops.

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


Monday 26 February 2018

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John Ashton

Green Monday. John Ashton, co-founder of Third Generation Environmentalism, and Jamie Peters, of Friends of the Earth, are the main speakers at gathering of green, divestment, renewable and transition groups outside Cuadrilla’s fracking site, 10am start with speeches at about midday, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Musical Mondays jamming session. 10am, KM8 gates, Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS. Details

Professor Michael Grubb’s inaugural Lecture: Energy, Europe and the Economics of Innovation. Professor Grubb will explore why most economic theory still fails to grasp the characteristics of industrial innovation, particularly with respect to energy and climate change. 6.15-7.30pm, Room G06, Sir Ambrose Fleming Lecture Theatre, Roberts Building, University College London WC1E 6BT. Details

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Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 3 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, South Forest Leisure Complex, Clipstone Road, Edinstowe NG21 9JA. Details

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

Monthly public meeting of Shirebrook and Langwith against Fracking7.30pm in The Jug and Glass Inn, Queen’s Walk, Nether Langwith, Mansfield NG20 9EW

Tuesday 27 February 2018

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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

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 3 March 2018). 10am, 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, South Outside the Cave, Sherwood House, Ollerton Road, Edwinstowe NG21 9QE. Details

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 3 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, South Forest Leisure Complex, Clipstone Road, Edwinstowe NG21 9JA. Details

INEOS, fracking and youPublic 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. CANCELLED BECAUSE OF BAD WEATHER

Frack Free Yeovil general meeting. 7pm, Back Lane, Chetnole DT9 6PL. Details and information for how to find out precise address CANCELLED BECAUSE OF BAD WEATHER

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

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 3 March 2018). 10am, 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, South Outside the Cave, Sherwood House, Ollerton Road, Edwinstowe NG21 9QE. 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

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 3 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, South Forest Leisure Complex, Clipstone Road, Edwinstowe NG21 9JA. Details

Coal Aston & Dronfield Against Fracking meeting. 7.15pm, Gosforth Lodge, 16 Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP. Details CANCELLED BECAUSE OF BAD WEATHER – NEXT MEETING 28 MARCH 2018

Thursday 1 March 2018

Meeting of community liaison group for IGas site at Misson. Invitation only.

Crafty Thursday – planting bulbs and seed bombs .10am, KM8 fracking site gates, Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS. Details

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 3 March 2018). 10am, 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, South Outside the Cave, Sherwood House, Ollerton Road, Edwinstowe NG21 9QE. Details

Environment Agency drop-in event about environmental permit for Europa’s oil exploration well at Bury Hill Wood, near Leith Hill. 2pm-7.30pm, Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking RH4 1SG. Details CANCELLED BECAUSE OF BAD WEATHER

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Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 3 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, South Forest Leisure Complex, Clipstone Road, Edwinstowe NG21 9JA. Details

Hand-in to the Environment Agency of 38 degrees petition against water pollution at Leith Hill, Surrey. 6.30pm, Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking RH14 1SG. Details CANCELLED BECAUSE OF BAD WEATHER

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

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 3 March 2018). 10am, 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, South Outside the Cave, Sherwood House, Ollerton Road, Edwinstowe NG21 9QE. Details

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 3 March 2018). 6pm, 7pm and 8pm, South Forest Leisure Complex, Clipstone Road, Edwinstowe NG21 9JA. Details

Saturday 3 March 2018

South Yorkshire Know Your Rights Training. 10am-2pm, The Wesley Centre, 14 Blyth Road, Maltby, Rotherham S66 8JD. Details

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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

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth lantern-making workshop (see parade on Saturday 3 March 2018). 10am, 11am, Outside the Cave, Sherwood House, Ollerton Road, Edwinstowe NG21 9QE. Details

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

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth  stewards briefing. 5pm-6pm, Outside the Cave, Sherwood House, Ollerton Road, Edwinstowe NG21 9QE. Details

Robin Hood vs Fracking in Edwinstowe – Friends of the Earth  lantern parade. 6.10pm, at Forest Corner, Edwinstowe. Details POSTPONED BECAUSE OF BAD WEATHER

Sunday 4 March 2018

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Rally, march, beach litter pick and community art action at Scarborough South Bay to mark National Anti-plastics day. 11.15am, meet outside Poundland, 24-26 Wesborough, Scarborough YO11 1UL. Details

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