Diary

What’s happening this week? 23-29 July 2018

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Broadcaster Jon Snow, due to chair debate  at the Womad Festival about fracking . Photo: Ecotricity/Womad

In this week’s listings

  • Meeting of parliamentary group on impacts of shale gas;
  • The Big Green Britain Chat at Womad Festival;
  • Bike ride between existing and proposed Lancashire fracking sites;
  • Web workshop;
  • Public meeting on Surrey earthquakes and local oil industry;
  • Plus training, fundraisers, gatherings and meetings.

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Monday 23 July 2018

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

Tuesday 24 July 2018

Emeritus professor Peter Styles giving evidence at the Marsh Lane inquiry, June 2018. Photo: DrillOrDrop

Meeting of All Party Parliamentary Group on impacts of shale gas  – impacts in former mining areas. Evidence to include a presentation by Emeritus Professor Peter Styles. Houses of Parliament. 1pm-3pm, Room C, 1 Parliament Street, London SW1.

Fracking: Let communities decide – web workshop hosted by Fossil Free UK. 7pm-8pm online. Details

Frack Free Tinker Lane meeting. 7.30pm, Red Hart Hotel, Bawtry Road, Blyth S81 8HG. Details

Wednesday 25 July 2018

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

Coal Aston and Dronfield Against Fracking Meeting. 7.15pm, Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP. Details

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Poster for public meeting in Brockham organised by Brockham Oil Watch

What’s going on beneath our feet? Public meeting about earthquakes, local oil extraction, Angus Energy proposals and acidisation. 7.30pm, Brockham Village Hall bar, Brockham Lane, Brockham Betchworth RH3 7JJ. Details

Friday 27 July 2018

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

No Faith In Fracking event. 1pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Clay Cross Against Fracking meeting. 7pm-8pm, St Barnabas Community Centre, Pilsley Road, Danesmoor, Chesterfield S45 9BU. Details

A Voice for Leith Hill evening social – earthquake special. 8pm, Lincoln Arms, Dorking. Details

Saturday 28 July 2018

Solidarity Saturday at Preston New Road. 10am-2pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Horse Hill start for fund-raising walk.  Financial bloggers, Dan Levi, and Tom Winnifrith, are raising money for Woodlarks on a 30-mile one-day walk, starting at the Horse Hill oil drilling site. The walk ends at the Woodlarks campsite which provides holidays for people with severe disabilities. Link to fundraising page

Residents Action on Fylde fracking petition calling on United Utilities not to supply water for fracking to Cuadrilla during the company’s hose pipe ban. 10.30am-12.30am, St Anne’s Square, Lytham St Annes FY8 1RF. Details

Know your rights training. Event for Frack Free Tinker Lane. Training by Seeds for Change.  1pm-2.45pm. Venue to be confirmed. Details

Sunday 29 July 2018

The Big Green Britain Chat – the Fight Against Fracking. Discussion chaired by broadcaster, Jon Snow, with Simon Pickering, of Ecotricity, co-leader of the Green Party Jonathan Bartley, and campaigners Joe Corre, Steve Mason and Tina Rothery. 11am, Womad Festival, Charlton Park, Malmesbury, Wiltshire. Details

Bike ride from Cuadrilla’s shale gas site at Preston New Road, near Blackpool, to its proposed site at Roseacre Wood. 11am, Maple Farm,

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