Diary

December 2019 diary

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Campaigners against oil and gas drilling on the Isle of Wight. Photo: Office of Keith Taylor

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

  • Meetings about UK Oil & Gas plans to drill on the Isle of Wight
  • Frack free group meetings in Yeovil, Nottingham, Misson and Sheffield
  • Final Women’s Call march at Preston New Road in 2019

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


Sunday 1 December 2019

Faith at the Gate – Horse Hill. First Faith at the Gate event outside the Horse Hill well site. 3.30pm meet at monitoring camp at junction of A217 and Horse Hill roads. Event is 4pm-5pm, Horse Hill, Horley RH6 0RB. Details

Tuesday 3 December 2019

Green Party meeting on UKOG’s drilling plans on the Isle of Wight at Arreton and Godshill. 6.30pm, Riverside Centre, the Quay, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 2QR. Details

UKOG Isle of Wight

Sheffield Against Fracking monthly meeting. 7pm, The Old Queen’s Head,  40 Pond Hill, Sheffield S1 2BG. Details

Frack Free Yeovil general meeting. 7.30pm-9.30pm, Yeovil, Somerset. Details 

Wednesday 4 December 2019

2019 Finale – Women’s Call 121. Day of thanksgiving with 15 minute silence for camps opposing Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road operation. 11am, Preston New Road fracking site, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool. Details

Climate change hustings. 5.30pm-7pm, Harris Museum and Art Gallery, Market Square, Preston PR1 2PP. Details

Monday 9 December 2019

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

Tuesday 10 December 2019

Protest about Surrey County Council’s approval of planning permission for oil drilling. 9am, County Hall,  Penrhyn Rd, Kingston upon Thames KT1 2DN. Details

Frack Free Isle of Wight meeting about UKOG plans to drill at two sites on the Isle of Wight. 6pm-8pm, Castle Pub Stable Bar, 91 High Street, Newport PO30 1BQ. Details

Webinar: Live from UN Climate Talks COP25 in Madrid. Hosted by Friends of the Earth Scotland. 6.30-pm-8pm. Online. Details

Thursday 12 December 2019

General election

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

191130 UKOG notice in County PressMonday 16 December 2019

Information event by UK Oil & Gas plc about oil & gas exploration plans at two sites on the Isle of Wight. 1pm-8pm, Newclose County Cricket Ground, Blackwater Road, Newport PO30 3BE.

Coming up later

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 30 January 2020

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.

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.

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