Diary

What’s happening this week? 24-29 April 2018

180423 No Faith in Fracking

In this week’s listings:

  • Opening of public inquiry into INEOS shale gas plans for Harthill
  • Continuing public inquiry into Cuadrilla’s drilling and fracking scheme at Roseacre Wood
  • No Faith in Fracking Week
  • West Sussex County Council meeting on Angus Energy site at Lidsey
  • Scheduled publication day for latest government survey on attitudes to fracking
  • UKOG annual general meeting

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 23 April 2018

Week Four of United Resistance to fracking – No Faith in Fracking Week.  Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details and more here

No Faith in Fracking Week. Quaker silent vigil, Tibetan changing, Christian Celtic Care of Creation, readings and Song and Dance for Earth. Starting at 10am,  Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details 

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

Tuesday 24 April 2018

Scheduled date for opening of public inquiry. Hearing on INEOS appeal over non-determination of application for shale gas exploration at Harthill. 10am, The Gallery, Riverside House, Main Street, Rotherham, S60 1AE . Estimated to sit on 8 days from 24-27 April and 1-4 May. Details

Packman Lane Harthill Paul Rowland3

Part of the lorry route to INEOS’s proposed shale gas site at Harthill, subject of the public inquiry which opens on Tuesday 24 April. Photo: Paul Rowland

Hearing day for reopened public inquiry on traffic issues at Cuadrilla’s proposed shale gas site Roseacre Wood. 10am, Blackpool Football Club, Bloomfield Road, Seasiders Way, Blackpool FY1 6JJ. Details

No Faith in Fracking Week. Inter-faith day including Quaker-led silent vigil, readings and singing. Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details 

Meeting of West Sussex County Council planning committee. The meeting is expected to consider Angus Energy’s application to extend oil production at Lidsey for a further 10 years10.30am, County Hall, West Street, Chichester PO19 1RQ. Details

Photocall of south east England residents urging UKOG to withdraw its High Court injunction. 10.45am, outside UKOG’s AGM (see below), The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EW

UK Oil & Gas Investments plc annual general meeting. 11am, The Broadgate Tower, 20 Primrose Street, London EC2A 2EW. Details

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, Chesterfield Library, New Beetwell Street Chesterfield Derbyshire S40 1QN. Details

Wednesday 25 April 2018

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

Hearing day for public inquiry into INEOS appeal over non-determination of application for shale gas exploration at Harthill. Start time to be confirmed. The Gallery, Riverside House, Main Street, Rotherham, S60 1AE. Details

No Faith in Fracking Week at Preston New Road. Including Women’s Call for Calm, morning of offerings from the Catholic community, reflections, faith and hope ceremony, guided and walking meditation, starting at 10am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Film screening of The Bentley Effect and Q&A. 7pm, Oaklands Complex, Oakfield Lane, Warsop NG20 0JE. Details

Thursday 26 April 2018

Public inquiry into INEOS appeal over non-determination of application for shale gas exploration at Harthill. Start time to be confirmed.The Gallery, Riverside House, Main Street, Rotherham, S60 1AE. Details

No Faith in Fracking Week at Preston New Road. Including slow walk to the shale gas site gates, Druid blessing ceremony, Christian Celtic care of Creation and Earth ritual, Angels on Earth Day, Quaker-led silent vigil, evening worship and workshop with Christian Climate Action. Details

Summary attitudes

Publication of Energy and Climate Change Public Attitudes Tracker. Findings from  Wave 25 survey published at 9.30am. Link

Film screening of Power Trip, a film by Undercurrents about the anti-fracking campaign, followed by Q&A. 7pm, Pulborough Parish Hall, Lower Street, Pulborough. West Sussex RH20 2BF. Details and to register

Friday 27 April 2018

Public inquiry into INEOS appeal over non-determination of application for shale gas exploration at Harthill. Start time to be confirmed. The Gallery, Riverside House, Main Street, Rotherham, S60 1AE. Details

No Faith in Fracking Week at Preston New Road. Includes Remembering, Reconnecting and Refuelling workshop led by Dharma Action Network, guided meditation slow walk, Earth Agape Liturgy, Quaker-led vigil. From 8.15am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Fracking fiasco at DINA – a night of food, live music, art, DJs and talks. 6pm-3am, DINA Venue, 32 Cambridge Street, Sheffield S1 4HP. Details

Are we going to be fracked? Frack Free Dearne Valley public meeting. 7.30pm, Swinton Working Men’s Club, 4 Station Road. Swinton, Mexborough S64 8AU. Details

Saturday 28 April 2018

No Faith in Fracking Week at Preston New Road. Beltane full moon blessings, including yoga practice, nutritional therapy and guided meditation. 10am-4pm, Maple Farm Community Hub, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

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  1. Ive just been reading about the Government going ‘ cold ‘ on fracking …..I think we are winning !

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