What’s happening this week? 20-26 February 2017

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BY RUTH HAYHURST ON FEBRUARY 19, 2017

In this week’s listings:
National anti-fracking rally, Preston New Road, Lancashire
Meet the Regulators drop-in event, Doncaster
Mardi Gras procession for Bury Hill Wood, Surrey
Anti-fracking march, Mosborough, nr Sheffield
Keep it in the Ground mobiliser tour event, York
Plus meetings, film screenings, lectures, regional gatherings
Monday 20 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Reclaim the Power Keep it in the Ground mobiliser tour: strategies and tactics to oppose fracking, 7pm-9pm, University of York, Heslington York, YO15 5DD. Details

Tuesday 21 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Frack Free Yeovil meeting, 7pm-10pm, Meadow Road, Yeovil BA21 5PD. Details and contact for venue address.

Frack Free Manchester monthly meeting, 7:15pm, The Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street, Manchester M4 1LE Details

Frack Free Mansfield meeting, 7:30pm, Friends Meeting House, Rosemary Street, Mansfield NG19 6AB Details

Wednesday 22 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Meeting of Surrey County Council planning and regulatory committee to consider proposals to meet Condition 20 of planning permission MO/2016/1848 for oil exploration at Bury Hill Wood. Condition 20 requires Europa Oil & Gas to carry out a pre and post development condition survey of parts of Knoll Road and Coldharbour Lane. 10.30am, Ashcombe Suite, County Hall, Kingston upon Thames, Surrey KT1 2DN Meeting agenda and details of condition

Meet the regulators event. Informal information session attended by The Environment Agency, Health and Safety Executive, Oil and Gas Authority, Public Health England and Doncaster Council staff, 2pm-7pm, Keepmoat Sadium, Stadium Way, Doncaster DN4 5JW

Frack Free Ashfield monthly meeting to discuss latest developments, future plans and other business, 7.30pm-9pm, The Wyvern Club, Urban Road, Kirkby in Ashfield Nottinghamshire NG17 8DB

Bolton Against Fracking Horwich meeting, 7:30pm, St. Marys Club, Horwich, Bolton BL6 5 Details

Thursday 23 February 2017

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

Insider’s guide to the Advertising Standards Authority and Committees of Advertising Practice, 9am-11.30am, Advertising Standards Authority, Mid City Place, 71 High Holborn, London WC1V 6QT. Details and booking (£60)

Frack Free South Yorkshire on SheffieldLive radio, 4pm-5pm, 93.2FM and online at http://web.sheffieldlive.org/shows/sounzaboutright/

Reclaim the Power and Bassetlaw Against Fracking Keep it in the Ground mobiliser tour: strategies and tactics to oppose fracking, 7pm-9pm, Retford Labour Hall, New Street, Retford DN22 6EG. Details

Are we going to be fracked? presentation, 7.30pm, Zion URC Church Hall, 21 Langsett Road South, Oughtibridge S35 0GX. Details

Frack Free Northwich AGM, 7:30–10:30pm, The Penny Black Wetherspoons, 110 Witton Street, Northwich CW9 5AB Details

‘From Seismic Faults to Social Fracking – a Rocky Guide to Communicating Public Science’. Free lecture by presenter and lecturer Professor Iain Stewart. 7.30pm, The Athenaeum, Derry’s Cross, Plymouth PL1 2SW, Details

Continuing rolling roadside protest against Cuadrilla’s operations at Preston New Road, 9am-3pm, Preston New Road, Westby PR4 Details

First day of Earth First Winter Moot, weekend of campaign updates, networking, planning, solidarity and socialising, beginning at 6pm, MERCI, Bridge 5 Mill, 22A Beswick Street, Manchester M4 7HR. £25/£30 including vegan meals and accommodation. Details and to book

Frack Free Dearne Valley present Dash for Cash film screening, 7pm, Ings lane Sports and Social Club, Vancouver Drive, Bolton-upon-Dearne S63 8DT. Details

Frack Free Exmoor, Quantocks and Sedgemoor screening of Groundswell Rising, 7-9pm, Taunton Quaker Meeting House, 13 Bath Place, Taunton TA1 4EP Details

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