Diary

October 2019 diary

https___cdn.evbuc.com_images_74425365_3509458441_1_original

Photo: Helen Rimmer

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

  • The Art of Activism – event marking 1,000 days of protest at Preston New Road
  • Energy UK annual conference
  • UK Onshore Gas & Oil Summit
  • Fossil-Free Gathering

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


Tuesday 1 October 2019

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, 50 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB Details

Wednesday 2 October 2019

Women’s Call for Calm 112 – marking 1,000 days of protest at Preston New Road. 9.30am-12.30pm, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, Blackpool. Details

The Art of Activism – fracking night. Event marking 1,000 days of protest at the Preston New Road shale gas site in Lancashire. Hosted by Friends of the Earth and theprintspace. Speakers include Tina Rothery, Barbara Richardson, Claire Stephenson and Michelle Tylicki. 7.30pm-10pm, theprintspace, 74 Kingsland Road, London E2 8DL. Tickets and details

Thursday 3 October 2019

Ministerial statement to the Scottish Parliament on Scotland’s onshore unconventional oil and gas policy. 2pm, Scottish Parliament, Holyrood, Edinburgh. Details

Thursday 10 October 2019

Frack Free Misson meeting. 7.30pm, Angel Inn, Dame Lane, Misson, Doncaster DN10 6EB.

Monday 14 October 2019

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

Tuesday 15 October 2019

191015 energy Uk annual conferenceEnergy UK annual conference. QEII Conference Centre, London. Details

Business secretary, Andrea Leadsom, questioned by BEIS committee. Also Alex Chisholm, permanent secretary at BEIS and Sam Beckett, director general for EU Exit at Beis. 3pm, Grimond Room, Portcullis House, Westminster, London SWI. To be broadcast on Parliament TV.

Wednesday 16 October 2019

Frack Free Allerton Bywater & surrounding areas monthly meeting. 7pm-8pm, Victoria Allertonbywater, 63 Main Street, Castleford WF10 2BZ. Details

Friday 18 October 2019

Fossil Free Gathering 2019. 6pm Dearne Valley Kingswood, Connisbrough Mexborough DN12 4EA. Details

191018 fossil free gathering

Saturday 19 October 2019

Fossil Free Gathering 2019. Dearne Valley Kingswood, Connisbrough Mexborough DN12 4EA. Details

Without Malice or Ill Will. More than three decades on from the miners’ strike, play by Yorkshire writer and actor, Ray Castleton. 7.30pm, Hovingham Village Hall, Main Street, Hovingham YO62 4LF. Tickets £10 from Dave Adam 01439 788878 daveyadam32@gmail.com

Sunday 20 October 2019

Fossil Free Gathering 2019. To 3.30pm, Dearne Valley Kingswood, Connisbrough Mexborough DN12 4EA. Details

Monday 21 October 2019

Green Monday at Preston New Road. Main speaker, at about 12.30pm, outside the Preston New Road site, is Martin Porter, co-ordinator of Manchester Greenpeace Network. Events from 10am, Maple Farm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 3PE.

191021 uk onshore gas and oil summit

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 29 October 2019

West Newton-A community liaison group meeting. Invitation only.

Wednesday 30 October 2019

Extinction Rebellion climate talk. 7pm, St Mary’s Church Parish Rooms, Church Way Chesterfield S40 1XJ.

Thursday 31 October 2019

Climate crisis: Can local action speaker louder than global words. Event by Edinburgh’s Active Citizenship Group. 7pm-9pm, Edinburgh City Chambers, High Street, Edinburgh. Details

Coming up

Tuesday 5 November 2019

Opening day of public inquiry into Egdon Resource’s plans for oil production at Wressle. 10am, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, 50 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB. Details

Wednesday 6 November 2019

Scheduled hearing at public inquiry into Egdon Resource’s plans for oil production at Wressle. Start time to be confirmed, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

Thursday 7 November 2019

Scheduled hearing at public inquiry into Egdon Resource’s plans for oil production at Wressle. Start time to be confirmed, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

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

Fracking and Nottingham Wildlife Trust. The Trust’s Janice Bradley will talk about fracking and the potential impact on wildlife. 7.30pm, West Bridgford Methodist Church, Musters Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 7PQ. Details

Friday 8 November 2019

Scheduled hearing at public inquiry into Egdon Resource’s plans for oil production at Wressle. Start time to be confirmed, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

191105 Horse Hill site visitSaturday 9 November 2019

Horse Hill site visit. Horse Hill Developments Ltd invitation to neighbours to visit the Horse Hill exploration site near Horley. 11am. Email bpa@ukogplc.com to book a place.

Monday 11 November 2019

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

Tuesday 12 November 2019

Scheduled hearing at public inquiry into Egdon Resource’s plans for oil production at Wressle. Start time to be confirmed, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

Scheduled date of North Yorkshire County Council planning committee. Possible decision on Third Energy applications to extend the use of Ryedale wellsites and pipeline network. TO BE CONFIRMED

Wednesday 13 November 2019

Scheduled hearing at public inquiry into Egdon Resource’s plans for oil production at Wressle. Start time to be confirmed, The Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire. Details

Thursday 14 November 2019

Frack Free Misson meeting. 7.30pm, Angel Inn, Dame Lane, Misson, Doncaster DN10 6EB.

Wednesday 20 November 2019

Meeting of Surrey County Council planning committee. The committee is due to discuss the UKOG application for oil and gas drilling near Dunsfold. Delayed until 18 December 2019 (to be confirmed)

Saturday 23 November 2019

Folk and flamenco against fracking. A night of music to raise funds for Weald Action Group legal fight against fossil fuel extraction at Horse Hill in Surrey. 7.30pm-11pm, The Yard at Reigate Station, 3a Holmesdale Road, Reigate RH2 9QN. Tickets (varying prices) from Eventbrite

Wednesday 27 November 2019

Meeting of Lancashire County Council development control committee. Possible date for discussion on Aurora Energy Resources’ application to drill and frack at Great Altcar. To be confirmed.

Friday 29 November 2019

Youth strike 4 climate. Time and location to be confirmed.

Monday 9 December 2019

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

Thursday 12 December 2019

Frack Free Misson meeting. 7.30pm, Angel Inn, Dame Lane, Misson, Doncaster DN10 6EB.

Wednesday 18 December 2019

Meeting of Surrey County Council planning committee. The committee is due to discuss the UKOG application for oil and gas drilling near Dunsfold (to be confirmed)

Tuesday 7 January 2020

Meeting of West Sussex County Council planning committee. The committee may discuss Angus Energy’s application for an extended well test at balcombe. (To be confirmed)

Wednesday 22 January 2020

Meeting of Lancashire County Council development control committee. Possible date for discussion on Aurora Energy Resources’ application to drill and frack at Great Altcar. To be confirmed.

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.  UKOG Broadford Bridge site in West Sussex.

Add a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.