BY RUTH HAYHURST ON NOVEMBER 12, 2017
In this week’s listings: Anti-fracking rally at Ellesmere Port; Continuing inquiry into Egdon Resources plans for Wressle site near Scunthorpe;Trial of 13 people who took part in a lock-on at Cuadrilla’s shale gas site in July;Labour Party day of action outside Third Energy’s Kirby Misperton fracking site;Community strategy conversation for a frack free Lancashire.
Plus meetings, talks, training, information and rallies
Monday 13 November 2017
Scheduled start date for trial of 13 people, including three counillors, who took part in a lock-on protest outside Cuadrlla’s shale gas site on Preston New Road on 3 July, at the start of the Rolling Resistance, coordinated by Reclaim the Power. 10am, Blackpool Magistrates Court, Chapel Street, Blackpool FY1 5DQ.
No fracking in Nottinghamshire November planning meeting, 7pm, Lincoln Poacher pub, 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR.
Frack Free Leeds fortnightly meeting, 7pm-9pm, The George Pub, 67-69 Great George Street, Leeds LS1 3BB.
Tuesday 14 November 2017
Public inquiry resumes into appeals by Egdon Resources against the refusals of planning permission for production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe. 10am, Grange Farm Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe DN16 1SA.
Wednesday 15 November 2017
Scheduled final day of public inquiry into appeals by Egdon Resources against the refusals of planning permission for production at the Wressle site near Scunthorpe. 10am, Grange Farm Hobbies Centre, Wesley Road, Scunthorpe DN16 1SA.
Ladies First rally in the morning, followed by protest by men, outside Cuadrilla’s Preston New Road site, Little Plumpton, nr Blackpool FY4 5RN.
Stop Fracking at Kirby Misperton – Labour Party Day of Action, 8.30am-12.30pm, outside KM8 site gates, Great Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS.
Dangers of fracking and nuclear risks, public meeting hosted by Keep East Lancashire Frack Free. 7pm-9.15pm, Central Methodist Hall, Hargreaves Street, Burnley BB1 1DU.
Are We Going To Be Fracked? Presentation by Frack Free South Yorkshire to Labour Party Edenthorpe and Kirk Sandall Branch, 7pm, Pilkiington Bowling Club, off Doncaster Road, Kirk Sandall, Doncaster DN3 1HP.
Thursday 16 November 2017
Frack Free Misson meeting, 7.30pm, Angel Inn, Dame Lane, Misson DN10 6EB.
Friday 17 November 2017.
Closing date for comments on application by Cuadrilla Resources Ltd (WSCC/040/17/BA) to West Sussex County Council to extend permission for flow testing at lateral borehole at Lower Stumble hydrocarbon exploration site, London Road, Balcombe, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH17 6JH.
Health Professions against Fracking visit Kirby Misperton, 11am-3pm, outside KM8 site gates, Great Habton Road, Kirby Misperton YO17 6XS.
Screening of The Bentley Effect, organised by Sheffield General Cemetery, 7pm, Samuel Worth Chapel, Cemetery Avenue, Sheffield S11 8NT. Tickets £5 in advance from www.ticketsource.co.uk/date/425525 or on the door if available.
Saturday 18 November 2017
Leaflet drop in Ecclesfield, 10am, meet at Morison’s Cafe, The Common, Ecclesfield Sheffield S35 9AE.
Community strategy conversation for a frack free Lancashire – meeting 2, 5pm, Holy Trinity Church, South Shore, Blackpool, FY4 1BP.
United Against Fracking, Ellesmere Port Rally, with speakers MPs Justin Madders, Chris Matheson, Mike Amesbury and Rebecca Long-Bailey (Shadow Energy Minister), 1pm, Civic Square, Ellesmere Port CH65 0BG.
Sunday 19 November 2017
Harthill Community and awareness afternoon, 12.30pm-4.30pm, villlage hall, Winney Hill, Harthill S26 7UL.
Frack Free Isle of Wight annual general meeting, 7pm-9pm, The Castle Inn, 91 High Street, Newport, Isle of Wight PO30 1BQ.