In this week’s listings: 20+ meetings, announcements, deadlines, performances and presentations. Ruling listed at the Royal Courts of Justice for decision in the legal challenge to the Communities’ Secretary approval of planning permission for Preston New Road (announced 11/4/2017) Please let us know (click here) if any of these […]
In this week’s listings: 20 meetings, protests, exhibitions and presentations. Please let us know (click here) if any of these details are incorrect or if other events should be included. Events listing for the rest of April and beyond here
60+ events in April 2017 about UK fracking and onshore oil and gas, including a new tour for the play Fracked!, starring James Bolam and Anne Reid, plus opposition to Barclays’ support for shale gas, continuing Break the Chain actions, meetings, screenings, exhibitions and demonstrations.
In this week’s listings: Launch of Frack Free United lobby group against the fracking industry Two exhibitions about industrial sand extraction in Cheshire European Parliament vote Continuing protests at Preston New Road, Lancashire Plus deadlines, meetings, presentations and film screening
This week’s diary features a legal challenge in the High Court in London by Frack Free Ryedale and Friends of the Earth against the approval of planning permission to frack at Kirby Misperton in North Yorkshire. Also five community meetings, two meet-the-regulator events, a fundraiser, a consultation deadline […]
DrillOrDrop’s digest of the past month’s news about fracking, shale and onshore oil and gas developments in the UK and around the world.
Two sides in the fracking debate went head to head at an event in Chichester to discuss the pros and cons of shale gas. On the pro side was Professor Ernest Rutter, of Manchester University, and Dr Nick Riley, formerly of the British Geological Survey. Opposing fracking were Emeritus […]
Opponents of fracking vowed to continue their fight following the approval by North Yorkshire County Council of what could be the first fracked well in the UK for over five years. At just before 7pm, the council’s planning committee voted by seven to four in favour of Third Energy’s […]
More than 10,000 people have booked to see a play at Chichester Festival Theatre about reactions to fracking plans in a fictional village. All 33 performances of the new work by Alistair Beaton have sold out more than three months before it opens.
The Planning Inspectorate announced today it has granted permission for monitoring and site restoration at the Grange Hill exploration site near Singleton in Lancashire. But it has refused the company’s application for costs.