Drilling diary – June 2017

BY RUTH HAYHURST ON MAY 31, 2017

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60+ events in June about fracking and onshore oil and gas, including five direct action training sessions, nine screenings of The Bentley Effect documentary and the UK launch of Frackopoly. Plus meetings, fundraisers and industry conferences & workshops.

Thursday 1 June 2017

Speed limit of 30mph comes into force on Habton Road, Kirby Misperton, for work at Third Energy’s shale gas site.

Lancaster Uni goes to Preston New Road, 9.15am, Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, Little Plumpton, Blackpool FY4 5JS. Details or Facebook event

Frack Free Fun Club: family-friendly fun during half term, 10am-4pm, Maple Farm Nursery, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE.

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6pm-9pm: Scarborough Library Vernon Rd, Scarborough YO11 2NN.

Public meeting about shale gas plans in north east Derbyshire, 7.30pm, Eckington Miners’ Welfare, Pipeyard Lane, S21 4FA.

Take action to stop fracking. Direct action meeting organised by Reclaim the Power, 7.30pm-10.30pm, The Red Lion, 109 Charles Street, Sheffield S1 2ND.

Meeting of Lancaster Fights Fracking, 7.30pm, The Apothecary, 87 Penny Street, Lancaster LA1 1XN

Friday 2 June 2017

Frack Free Fun Club: family-friendly fun during half term, 10am-4pm, Maple Farm Nursery, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton PR4 3PE. Details

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm, Pickering Community Junior School, Middleton Road, Pickering YO18 8AJ.

Friends of the Earth Basecamp, an annual gathering of the environmental justice movement, Castleton Youth Hostel, Castleton, Derbyshire, more details from gettogether@foe.co.uk and here

Saturday 3 June 2017

Anti-fracking direct action training, organised by Reclaim the Power and delivered by Seeds for Change and Green and Black Cross, Nottingham. Continues on Sunday 14 May

Friends of the Earth Basecamp, an annual gathering of the environmental justice movement, Castleton Youth Hostel, Castleton, Derbyshire, more details from gettogether@foe.co.uk and here

Green and Black Cross legal observer training course, 1pm-5pm, Scarborough Railway Club, railway station forecourt, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1TN.

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm-9pm: Friends of the Earth Basecamp, Castleton Youth Hostel, Castleton, Derbyshire

Sunday 4 June 2017

Anti-fracking direct action training, organised by Reclaim the Power and delivered by Seeds for Change and Green and Black Cross, Nottingham. Continues on Sunday 14 May D

Friends of the Earth Basecamp, an annual gathering of the environmental justice movement, Castleton Youth Hostel, Castleton, Derbyshire, more details from gettogether@foe.co.uk and here

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6.30pm-10pm: Sacred Sound Healing & Arts Centre, Intake Business Park, Kirkland Avenue, Mansfield, Notts NG18 5QP.

Monday 5 June 2017

Introduction to the oil and gas industry, hosted by MDT International, 9.30am-3pm, London venue.

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm-10pm: Old Town Hall (behind The Bell Hotel) 46 Market Place, Driffield YO25 6AN

Tuesday 6 June 2017

Oil and Gas Industry Conference, 8am-5pm, Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre, Exhibition Avenue, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen AB23 8BL.

Preliminary hearing for four people arrested at a protest outside A E Yates depot in Bolton on 5 May 2017. Time tbc, Magistrates Court, Le Mans Crescent, Bolton, Greater Manchester BL1 1UA

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6.30pm-7.30pm: Totnes-Civic Hall, Civic Square, Totnes, Devon TQ9 5QH

Join the fracking resistance this summer – London information evening, hosted by Reclaim the Power, 7pm-9pm, Portland Hall lecture room, Lower Ground, University of Westminster, 4-12 Little Titchfield Street, London W1W 7UW.

FrackopolyBook launch of Frackopoly and discussion with the author, Wenonah Haunter, Mystery Tea House, 7pm-9pm, 23 Cannon Street, Preston, PR1 3NR.

OGG Tuesday lecture on shale gas and fracking by Professor Mike Stephenson of the British Geological Survey. 7.30pm-9pm, Department of Earth Sciences, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3AN.

Sheffield Against Fracking meeting, 7.30pm, Central United Reformed Church, Chapel Walk, off Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB.

Wednesday 7 June 2017

Shale Oil & Gas – Risk Management and Mitigation Conference, part of the second annual Shale Gas Exploration and Exploitation Induced Risks (SHEER) meeting, Blackpool.

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 6pm-10pm: Clevedon Community Centre 2 Princess Road, Clevedon BS21 7SZ

Fylde General Election 2017 parliamentary candidate hustings, with all the candidates, except Conservative Mark Menzies. 7pm-8.30pm, venue to be confirmed.

Harthill Against Fracking meeting, 7pm, Peregrin Centre (end of Carver Close, Peregrin Way Sheltered Housing, Peregrin Way, Harthill S26 7UP.

Thursday 8 June 2017

General election

Screening of The Bentley Effect, 7pm-10.30pm: The Hive Dalston, 260-264 Kingsland Road, London, E8 4DG.

Fundraising fashion show by Eckington Against Fracking, 7.30pm, Eckington Miners Welfare, Pipeyard Lane, S21 4FA.

Friday 9 June 2017

Pirates of Preston New Road

The Pirates of Preston New Road Plunder Party, 8am-6pm, Preston New Road, Little Plumpton, near Blackpool PR4 2PR.

Fighting fracking in the US and the UK. Meeting with speakers Wenonah Hauter, author of Frackopoly, and local residents 7.30pm-9.30pm, Priory Street Centre, York YO1 6ET.

Saturday 10 June 2017

Worldwide Knit in Public/Anti-Frack Solidarity Day events at Kirby Misperton Protection Camp, North Yorkshire including crochet/knit and natter, skill swap workshop and lunch.

Grassroots energy collaboration workshop for campaigners fighting pollution, extractive energy and fuel poverty, covering networking, objectives and joint working. 10am-4.30pm, Kuumba, African Arts and Community Resource Centre, 20 Hepburn Road, Bristol BS2 8UD.

Grassroots energy collaboration workshop for campaigners fighting pollution, extractive energy and fuel poverty, covering networking, objectives and joint working., 10am-4.30pm, Quaker Meeting House, 22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT.

Anti-fracking direct action training in Brighton organised by Reclaim The Power, 10am-5pm, Friends Meeting House, Ship Street, Brighton BN1 1AF.

Sheffield Against Fracking stall at Peace in the Park Festival, 12 noon-8pm, Sheffield S3 7PZ

Frackopoly book tour event, hosted by Friends of the Earth Scotland, with author Wenonah Hauter, executive director of Food & Water Watch US. 2pm-4pm, City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, 25 Nicolson Square, Edinburgh EH8 9BX.

Sunday 11 June 2017

Direct action workshop by The Bentley Effect activists, 1pm-4pm, Arreton Community Hall, Man Road, Arreton, Isle of Wight PO30 3AD.

Screening of The Bentley Effect, Isle of Wight, Arreton Community Centre, PO30 3AD 18:30 – 21:30 Map Register

Northern Ireland book launch of Frackopoly and discussion with the author, Wenonah Haunter, 7.30pm-9pm, Westville Hotel, 14-20 Tempo Road, Enniskillen, BT74 6HR.

Monday 12 June 2017

Norfolk Against Fracking monthly meeting, 7pm-9pm, The Golden Star, Colegate, Norwich NR3 1DD.

Frack Free Notts action planning meeting, 7pm-9pm, Lincolnshire Poacher, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR.

Tuesday 13 June 2017

Irish book launch of Frackopoly and discussion with the author, Wenonah Haunter,7.30pm-9pm, Third Space Smithfield, Smithfield Market, Dublin, Ireland 7.

Wednesday 14 June 2017

Scheduled meeting of Surrey County Council planning committee at which plans for Bury Hill Wood (SCC Ref 2016/0170 and SCC Ref 2008/0169 could be discussed. NOT CONFIRMED

Thursday 15 June 2017

Keep Wiltshire Frack Free meeting, 7.30pm, The Organ Inn, 49 High Street, Warminster BA12 9AQ.

Meeting of Lancaster Fights Fracking, 7.30pm, The Apothecary, 87 Penny Street, Lancaster LA1 1XN

 

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