Diary

What’s happening this week? 10-16 September 2018

Westminster

Photo: DrillOrDrop

In this week’s listings

  • Westminster debate and rally on changes to planning rules for shale gas;
  • Europa returns to the High Court for Leith Hill injunction hearing;
  • West Sussex County Council planning decision meeting on Broadford Bridge;
  • Fossil fuels lecture;
  • Plus meetings, deadlines, information events and gatherings.

Full diary for September 2018 and beyond. Please let us know here if you’d like us to add your events or if any details are wrong.


Monday 10 September 2018

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

County council drop in Q&A sessions on Nottinghamshire’s draft minerals local plan. 2.45pm-5.45pm, Collingham Memorial Hall, 67 High Street, Collingham, Newark, NG23 7LB. Details

Burning up: A global history of fossil fuels. Simon Pirani talking about his new book. Free event. 7pm, Music Room, Storey Arts Centre, Meeting House Lane, Lancaster LA1 1TH

Frack Free Notts meeting. 7pm, upstairs at the Lincolnshire Poacher pub, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Frack Free Ashfield meeting. 7-8.30pm, Teversal Manor Rooms, Buttery Lane, Teversal Village, Nottinghamshire NG17 3JN. Details

Tuesday 11 September 2018

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Broadford Bridge exploration site. Photo: Broadford Bridge Action Group

West Sussex County Council planning committee to decide applications to extend planning consent at Broadford Bridge exploration site near Billingshurst. 10.30am, County Hall, West Street, Chichester PO19 1RQ. Link to agenda

County council drop in Q&A sessions on Nottinghamshire’s draft minerals local plan. 3pm-5.45pm, Ravenshead Library, 12 Milton Court, Ravenshead, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire NG15 9BD. Details

Eastbourne and District Friends of the Earth monthly gathering. 7pm-9pm, Eastbourne Town Hall, Grove Road, Eastbourne BN21 4UG. Details

Frack Free Ecclesfield & Chapeltown meeting. 7.30pm, Ecclesfield Library, High St, Ecclesfield, Sheffield S35 9UA.

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

Wednesday 12 September 2018

180912Lancashire Suffragettes Against Fracking

180905 womens call march

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

100 Women at Parliament Square. 10.30am-4.30pm, Parliament Square. London SW1. Details and DrillOrDrop report

Westminster Hall debate on planning permission for shale gas exploration, opened by Lee Rowley, MP for North East Derbyshire. 11am Westminster Hall, Houses of Parliament, London SW1A. Details and DrillOrDrop report

County council drop in Q&A sessions on Nottinghamshire’s draft minerals local plan. 3pm-6.45pm, Newark Library, Beaumond Gardens, Balderton Gate, Newark-on-Trent Nottinghamshire NG24 1UW. Details

Mosborough Against Fracking meeting. To be confirmed. 7.30pm, the Queen, High Street, Mosborough, Sheffield S20 5AF. Details

Thursday 13 September 2018

Hearing at the High Court in London on Europa’s application for an extension to the injunction covering Leith Hill. Time 2pm, venue to be confirmed the day before. BackgroundCANCELLED

County council drop in Q&A sessions on Nottinghamshire’s draft minerals local plan. 3pm-5.45pm, East Leake Library, Gotham Road, East Leake, Loughborough LE12 6JG. Details

Cheshire Let Communities Decide campaign meeting. 7pm-9pm, Northwich Methodist Outreach Centre, Wilton Street, Northwich CW9 5LP. Details

Frack Free Misson weekly meeting. 7.30pm, The Angel Inn, Dame Lane, Misson, Nottinghamshire DN10 6EB.

Friday 14 September 2018

Black Friday outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road shale gas site. 10am, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Injunction evidence deadline. Evidence to challenge the IGas injunction for sites at Misson, Tinker Lane and Ellesmere Port should be submitted to the High Court in London and IGas by 4pm. Background and links

Let Communities Decide. Cambridge fracking and permitted development – action planning session. 7pm-8.30pm, The Edge Cafe, 351 Mill Road, Cambridge CB1 3DF. Details

Saturday 15 September 2018

Frack Free Sheffield leafleting in Ollerton. 10am-12.30pm, meet at Cooplands Bakery Cafe, Forest Road, Ollerton NH22 9PL. Details

Resist Fracking Now gathering. 12 noon, 44 College Green, Bristol BS1 5SH. Details

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

Sunday 16 September 2018

Frack Free Sheffield leafleting in Ollerton. 10am-12.30pm, meet at St Paulinus Church, 63 Larch Road, Ollerton NG22 9SZ. Details

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