Diary

What’s happening this week? 7-13 May 2018

180512 Misson Springs weekend

In this week’s listings:

  •  Ineos judicial review against the Scottish Government;
  • Screenings of Power Trip;
  • Save Our Land/Friends of the Earth week – week six of United Resistance campaign;
  • IGas AGM;
  • Deadline for comments on changes to the National Planning Policy Framework;
  • Misson Springs solidarity weekend;
  • Information drop-in events.

Diary for May 2018 here. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events or if any details are wrong.


Monday 7 May 2018

United Resistance – Save Our Land/Friends of the Earth week. Week six in the campaign against Cuadrilla’s fracking plans at Preston New Road near Blackpool. Maple Farm Community Hub, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE. Details

Green Monday at Preston New Road shale gas site. 10am-1pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool  PR4 3PE. Details

180507 Chesterfield May Day

Chesterfield May Day. David Kesteven, of Eckington Against Fracking, will be speaking from town hall steps at 10.45am. 10.30am assemble at Town Hall, 11am March, 11.45 rally at New Square, 12.30pm music, stalls and street entertainment at New Square.

Film screening of Power Trip: Fracking in the UK7pm-8.30pm, The Bureau Centre for the Arts, 25 Victoria Street, Blackburn BB1 6DW. Details

Tuesday 8 May 2018

United Resistance – Save Our Land/Friends of the Earth week. Week six in the campaign against Cuadrilla’s fracking plans at Preston New Road near Blackpool. Maple Farm Community Hub, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE. Details

Scottish Court of Session

Scottish Court of Sessions. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Start of substantive hearing in the judicial review by INEOS and Reach Coal Seam Gas against the Scottish Government. The Court of Session, Parliament House,  Edinburgh. Details

Film screening of The Bentley Effect7pm, Woodsetts Primary School, Wellfield Crescent, Woodsetts S81 8SB. Details

1805 Power Trip

Film screening of Power Trip: Fracking in the UK. 7pm-8.45pm, Furness Lecture Theatre 1, Lancaster University, Bailrigg,Lancaster LA1 4YW. Details

Wednesday 9 May 2018

180321 PNR Emma Thompson Refracktion12

Women’s Call march and vigil at Preston New Road shale gas site. 9.30am-10.30am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool  PR4 3PE. Details 

IGas annual general meeting. 10.30am, offices of Cooley (UK) LLP, Dashwood, 69 Old Broad Street, London EC2M 1QS. Details

United Resistance – Save Our Land/Friends of the Earth week. Week six in the campaign against Cuadrilla’s fracking plans at Preston New Road near Blackpool. Maple Farm Community Hub, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE. Details

Film screening of Power Trip: Fracking in the UK. 6.30pm-9.30pm, ThoughtWorks, 2 Federatoin Street, Manchester M4 4BF. Details 

Fracking information drop-in. 6.30pm-7.30pm, Lound Village Hall, Town Street Lound, Retford Nottinghamshire DN22 8RX. Details

Film screening of Power Trip: Fracking in the UK. 6.30pm-9.30pm, Thoughtworks, Federation House, Dantzic Street, Mancheser M4 2AH. Details

Bolton Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7pm-8.30pm. Cotton Tree, 15 Prince Street, Halliwell, Bolton BL1 2NP. Details

Mosborough Against Fracking meeting. Includes presentation by David Kesteven, of Eckington Against Fracking on the upcoming public inquiry on Ineos plans for Marsh Lane. 7.30pm, The Queen, 135 High Street, Mosborough S20 5AF. Details

Thursday 10 May 2018

United Resistance – Save Our Land/Friends of the Earth week. Week six in the campaign against Cuadrilla’s fracking plans at Preston New Road near Blackpool. Maple Farm Community Hub, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE. Details

180510 Lark descending Ackroyd and Harvey

Opening of The Lark Descending. An exhibition by artists Ackroyd and Harvey from a bird’s eye view of Leith Hill in Surrey to the oil that lies below. 11am-5pm, runs until 27 May 2018. Unit 4, St Martin’s Walk, Dorking RH4 1UT. Details

Film screening of Power Trip: Fracking in the UK. 7pm-9.30pm, YMCA international community centre, 61B Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FN. Details

Film screening of Power Trip: Fracking in the UK 7.30pm for 8pm, Green Room Theatre, behind Dorking Halls, Reigate Road, Dorking RH4 1SG. Eventbite page for details and to register

Film screening of Power Trip: Fracking in the UK. 7.30pm-9.30pm, Cafe Cairo, 88 Landor Road, London SW9 9PE. Details

Closing date for comments on proposed changes to the National Planning Policy FrameworkOnline consultation form here

Friday 11 May 2018

United Resistance – Save Our Land/Friends of the Earth week. Week six in the campaign against Cuadrilla’s fracking plans at Preston New Road near Blackpool. Maple Farm Community Hub, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE. Details

Black Friday at Preston New Road shale gas site. 10am-4pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details.

Film screening of Power Trip: Fracking in the UK. 7.15pm-9.15pm, Ravenshead Village Hall, 11 Vernon Crescent, Ravenshead NG15 9BP. Details

Saturday 12 May 2018

Launch date of The Bentley Effect DVD and streaming – a film about the campaign to stop drilling for coal seam gas in the Australian town of Bentley. Web link for orders

Solidarity Sunday at Preston New Road shale gas site. 10am-2pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

180512 Locals Rising

Locals Rising – the force from the north, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Solidarity weekend at Misson Springs Protection Camp. 12 noon onwards, Misson Springs DN10 6ES. Details

Film screening of Power Trip: Fracking in the UK7pm, Misson Community Centre, Vicar Lane, Misson DN10 6EG.

Sunday 13 May 2018

Fracking information drop-in. 10am-11am, Mattersey Village Hall, Mattersey, Nottinghamshire. Details

Solidarity weekend at Misson Springs Protection Camp. 12 noon onwards, Misson Springs DN10 6ES. Details

Film screening of Power Trip: Fracking in the UK. Norwich. Details to be confirmed

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