Diary

What’s happening this week? 16-22 April 2018

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Photo: United Resistance

In this week’s listings:

  • North West Week in the United Resistance campaign;
  • Second week of evidence at the Roseacre Wood public inquiry – Roseacre Awareness Group and public statements;
  • Drop-in sessions for Derbyshire Minerals Plan consultation;
  • Bolsover Against Fracking public meeting;
  • UK Investor Show;
  • Plus meetings, fundraisers and consultation deadline.

Click here for events in the rest of April and beyond. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events or if any details are wrong.


Monday 16 April 2018

United Resistance – Start of Week 3: North West Week. Manchester Comes to PNR.  7am start, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PF. Details

Green Monday at Preston New Road. 10am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PF. Details

Are we going to be fracked? Presentation and questions. 7pm, Lyric Theatre, 62a Laughton Road, Dinnington S25 2PS. Details

Tuesday 17 April 2018

United Resistance – Week 3: North West Week. Music and Mayhem from Lancaster  7am start, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PF. Details

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Roseacre Wood fracking inquiry, 12 April 2018. Photo: DrillOrDrop

Week 2 begins for reopened public inquiry on traffic issues at Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas site Roseacre Wood. Expected to hear evidence from Lancashire County Council and Roseacre Awareness Group. 9.30am, Blackpool Football Club, Bloomfield Road, Seasiders Way, Blackpool FY1 6JJ. Details

Frack Free Yeovil general meeting. 7pm-9.30pm. Send personal message for venue location. See details

Frack Free Ecclesfields & Chapeltown meeting. 7.30pm, The Travellers Inn, 286 The Common, Ecclesfield, Sheffield S35 9WP. Details

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No Fracking Here – community discussion and latest news event. Organised by Bolsolver Against Frackling. 7.30pm, Oxcroft Miners’ Welfare, 55 Clowne Road, Stanfree S44 6AG.  Details

Wednesday 18 April 2018

United Resistance – Week 3: North West Week. April Showers – a Lancaster event  7am start, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PF. Details

Women’s Call for Calm. 9.30am,  Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PF. Details

Hearing day for reopened public inquiry on traffic issues at Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas site Roseacre Wood. More evidence from Roseacre Awareness Group and the first public session. 9.30am-1pm, 3.30pm-5.30pm, 6.30pm-9.30pm, Blackpool Football Club, Bloomfield Road, Seasiders Way, Blackpool FY1 6JJ. Details

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View from Bramleymoor Lane, Marsh Lane, Derbyshire, where INEOS wants to explore for shale gas

Drop-in session on Derbyshire Minerals Local Plan.  Opportunity for people to talk to county council officers about the draft plan. 11.30am-6.30pm, Long Eaton Library, Tamworth Road, Long Eaton, Derbyshire NG10 1JG   Details

Closing date of public consultation on Angus Energy’s application for the Brockham oil site. Link to application

Thursday 19 April 2018

United Resistance – Week 3: North West Week. Bolton comes to PNR. 7am start, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PF. Details

Hearing day for reopened public inquiry on traffic issues at Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas site Roseacre Wood. Public evidence. 1pm-5.30pm and 6.30pm-9.30am, Blackpool Football Club, Bloomfield Road, Seasiders Way, Blackpool FY1 6JJ. Details

Film screening of The Bentley Effect7pm, Venue, 650 Manchester Road, Stocksbridge, Sheffield S36 1DY. Now showing on 17 May Details

Friday 20 April 2018

United Resistance – Week 3: North West Week. Scousers stand in solidarity event. 7am start, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PF. Details

Site visit for reopening of public inquiry on traffic issues at Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas site Roseacre Wood. NOT OPEN TO THE PUBLIC . 9.30am, Blackpool Football Club, Bloomfield Road, Seasiders Way, Blackpool FY1 6JJ. Details

Saturday 21 April 2018

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Jonathan Tidwell-Pretorius. Photo: Angus Energy

UK Investor Show 2018. 8.30am, Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Broad Sanctuary, London SW1P 3EE. Scheduled speakers include Jonathan Tidswell Pretorius, of Angus Energy, Andrew Austin, of RockRose Energy,  and oil and gas commentator Tom Winnifrith. Details

Fundraising boot sale by Woodsetts Against Fracking. 10am-2pm, Woodsetts Recreation Ground, Woodsetts, South Yorkshire S81 8QA (previous event on 7 April postponed because of forecast bad weather). Details

Solidarity Saturday. 10am,  Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PF. Details

Global Justice Now Scottish Activist Gathering. 10am-5pm, Quaker Meeting House, Edinburgh EH1 2JL. Details

Sunday 22 April 2018

Frack-free burgers at the Cowley Club fundraiser. 12.30pm-3.30pm, Cowley Club, 12 London Road, Brighton BN1 4JA. Details

Teach the world to sing – an afternoon arts festival. Afternoon of music, dance, poetry, storytelling and cake to find out more about fracking in North Yorkshire. 3pm-5.30pm, Friends Meeting House, Greengate, Malton, North Yorkshire YO17 7EN   Details

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