Diary

July 2019 diary

 

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Events in July 2019 and beyond about UK fracking, onshore oil and gas and campaigning

  • Former climate diplomat, John Ashton visits Preston New Road
  • Latest government survey on public attitudes to fracking
  • Lincoln County Council planning meeting on North Kelsey well site
  • Angus Energy conference call
  • Reclaim the Power action camp
  • Climate emergency motion at North East Derbyshire District Council

This page is regularly updated with new events. Please let us know if you would like us to include an event or if any of the details are wrong. contact@DrillOrDrop.com


Monday 1 July 2019

Planning committee of Lincolnshire County Council – officers recommend approving changes to conditions on Egdon Resources’ site at North Kelsey. 10.30am, Council Chamber, County Offices, Newland, Lincoln LN1 1YLDetails

Tuesday 2 July 2019

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7.30pm-9pm, Central United Reformed Church, 60 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. Details

Monday 8 July 2019

Green Mondays at Preston New Road. Main speaker, at about 12.30pm, outside the Preston New Road site, is John Ashton (left), former UK special representative on climate change. 10am-1pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

Motion to North East Derbyshire District Council on declaring a climate emergency. 2pm, council headquarters, Mill Lane, Wingerworth, Chesterfield S42 6NG. Details

Deadline for questions to Angus Energy conference call. Send questions by 5.30pm UK local time to angus@yellowjerseypr.com. Details

Frack Free Notts monthly action planning meeting. 7pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Tuesday 9 July 2019

Sir David Attenborough gives evidence to the Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy committee of the House of Commons on zero emissions. 10am, Thatcher Room, Portcullis House, London SW1. Webcast on www.parliamentlive.tv

Wednesday 10 July 2019

100th Women’s Call for Calm event. 10am-3pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Details

Webinar: Who pays? The economic and health impacts of fracking in Pennsylvania. Presenters Erica Jackson BA, FracTracker Alliance, and Mark Buckley, ECONorthwest. 6pm bst (1pm eastern time US and Canada). Link to register

Chesterfield Climate Alliance meeting. 7.30pm, Ale House micropub, West Bars, Chesterfield.

Thursday 11 July 2019

Angus Energy investor and analyst conference call. 5.30pm local UK time. To participate from the UK dial 0808 109 0700 Details

Monday 15 July 2019

Registration deadline for people who want to make representations to Waverley Borough Council executive listening panel on oil and gas exploration near Dunsfold. Contact the council by 9am by email listening@waverley.gov.uk Details

Green Mondays at Preston New Road. 10am-1pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

Tuesday 16 July 2019

Extinction Rebellion Chesterfield and North East Derbyshire meeting. 7pm, Monkey Park Cafe, Chester Street, Chesterfield.

Wednesday 17 July 2019

Debate on declaration of climate emergency by Bolsover District Council. The motion has been proposed by Cllr Nick Clarke (Labour) and Cllr Natalie Hoy (Lib Dem). 10am, Bolsover District Council offices, The Arc, High Street, Clowne, Derbyshire S43 4JY.

Demonstration and debate on climate emergency motion. 4.30pm, Chesterfield Borough Council, Town Hall, Rose Hill, Chesterfield S40 1LP.

Orgreave, protest, policing, protest and resistance. Talk by Joanna Gilmore, lecturer in law at University of Law, on policing of anti-war, anti-fascist and anti-fracking protests. 7pm-8pm, Working Class Movement Library, 51 Crescent, Salford M5 4WX. Details

Thursday 18 July 2019

Release of latest results of BEIS Wave 30 public attitudes tracker survey. 9.30am. Website

Motion on traffic light system for fracking-induced earth tremors to be discussed at Lancashire County Council. 1.30pm, Council Chamber, County Hall, Preston. Link to agenda and motion

Sunday 21 July 2019

Create Change. RSA Chesterfield People’s Assembly on climate emergency. 10.30am-4pm, Assembly Rooms, Market Hall, Chesterfield. Details and to book

Tuesday 23 July 2019

Executive listening panel of Waverley Borough Council to hear public views on proposed oil and gas exploration near Dunsfold. 6pm-9pm, Waverley Borough Council offices, The Burys, Godalming, Surrey GU7 1HR. Details

Friday 26 July – Wednesday 31 July 2019

Power beyond borders: A ridiculously big action camp for climate and migrant justice. Reclaim the Power event. Starting 7.30pm on 26 July. Location: South East England. Details

Saturday 27 July 2019

Pride in Sheffield. Sheffield Against Fracking and Sheffield Climate Alliance joint stall at this year’s event. Endcliffe Park, Sheffield S11 8TA. Details

Tuesday 30 July 2019

Heading for extinction and what to do about it. Meeting by Extinction Rebellion Godalming. 7.30pm-9.30pm, The Band Room, Village Way, Cranleigh, Surrey GU6 8AF . Details,

Wednesday 31 July 2019

Coal Aston and Dronfield Against Fracking meeting. 7.15pm-9pm, Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP. Details

Coming up

Thursday 1 August 2019

Trial of the only two people arrested at protests at Biscathorpe oil site, in Lincolnshire. 10am Lincoln Magistrates Court, 358 High St, Lincoln LN5 7QA.

IGas drop-in session for plans to drill two wells on land near Loxhill in Surrey. 4pm-8pm, Dunsfold Winn Hall, Dunsfold Common Road, Dunsfold, Surrey GU8 4AJ. Details  IGas says it has postponed this event until after the summer holidays. Details

Friday 2 August 2019

Eliza Griswold

When fracking came to town. Journalist Eliza Griswold talks about her Pulitzer Prize-winning book, Amity & Prosperity, which traces the effects of fracking on a town in Pennsylvania. 7pm-8.30pm, The Frontline Club, 13 Norfolk Place, London W2 1QJ Details and to book

Monday 5 August 2019

Green Mondays at Preston New Road. 10am-1pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE. Main speaker, at about 12.30pm, outside the Preston New Road site, is Tony Lywood, Labour councillor on Cumbria County Council and prospective parliamentary candidate for Copeland.

Tuesday 6 August 2019

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, 50 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S12. Details

Wednesday 7 August 2019

Meeting of Surrey County Council planning and regulatory committee. 10.30am. Details to be confirmed

Thursday 8 August 2019

Dr Gail Bradcock, co-founder of Extinction Rebellion, visits campaigners outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site. 12.30pm, outside the site at Little Plumpton, PR4 3PJ.

Monday 12 August 2019

Second anniversary Green Monday at Preston New Road. Main speaker outside the Preston New Road site, is Gina Dowding, Green Party MEP and Lancashire County Councillor. At 12.30pm, the speaker will be Steve Masters, Green Party councillor for West Berkshire District council and prospective election candidate for Newbury. Other speakers are Lindsey German, founder member of Stop the War coalition, and Paul Jenkins, of Unite Against Fascism. Events begin at 11.30am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

Frack Free Notts monthly action planning meeting. 7pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Monday 19 August 2019

Green Monday at Preston New Road. Main speaker, at about 12.30pm, outside the Preston New Road site, is author Sue Hampton. Events from 10am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

Wednesday 28 August 2019

Coal Aston and Dronfield Against Fracking meeting. 7.15pm-9pm, Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP. Details

Monday 2 September 2019

Green Monday outside Manchester Civil Justice Centre. Main speaker is Baroness Jenny Jones. 11am, 1 Bridge Street West, Manchester M60 9DJ

Tuesday 3 September 2019

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, 50 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S12. Details

Monday 9 September 2019

Frack Free Notts monthly action planning meeting. 7pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Monday 16 September 2019

Green Monday at Preston New Road. Main speaker, at about 12.30pm, outside the Preston New Road site, is Fiona Prior, of North Cumbria Extinction Rebellion. Events from 10am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

Friday 20 September 2019

Worldwide climate strike. A week of events across the world.

Wednesday 25 September 2019

Coal Aston and Dronfield Against Fracking meeting. 7.15pm-9pm, Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP.

Monday 30 September 2019

Green Monday at Preston New Road. Main speaker, at about 12.30pm, outside the Preston New Road site, is Doug Maw, of Brighton Greens. Events from 10am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

Tuesday 1 October 2019

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, 50 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S12. Details

Monday 14 October 2019

Frack Free Notts monthly action planning meeting. 7pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Monday 21 October 2019

UK Onshore Gas and Oil Summit. Birmingham city centre. Details

Tuesday 22 October 2019

UK Onshore Gas and Oil Summit. Birmingham city centre. Details

Tuesday 5 October 2019

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, 50 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S12. Details

Thursday 7 November 2019

Release of results of BEIS Wave 31 public attitudes tracker survey. 9.30am. Website

Monday 11 November 2019

Frack Free Notts monthly action planning meeting. 7pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Monday 9 December 2019

Frack Free Notts monthly action planning meeting. 7pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR. Details

Thursday 6 February 2020

Release of results of BEIS Wave 32 public attitudes tracker survey. 9.30am. Website

Tuesday 31 March 2020

Deadline for restoration and removal of buildings, plant, machinery, foundations and hard standing from UKOG Broadford Bridge site in West Sussex.

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