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January 2015
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Frack Free Greater Manchester January Meeting

January 20, 2015 @ 19:15 - 21:00
Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street
Manchester, M4 1LE United Kingdom
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We'll be holding the next meeting of Frack Free Greater Manchester on Tuesday 20th January, 7.15 at the Green Fish, Oldham St, Manchester. Agenda items will include: * Reports from local groups * Updates on exploratory drilling at Ellesmere Port, the Fylde etc. * Climate Change, 'Time to Act' demo is in London on Saturday March 7th *** Please suggest other items for the agenda *** Last year ended with our successful meeting (a joint one with the Campaign against…

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April 2015

Frack Free Greater Manchester – April Meeting

April 21, 2015 @ 19:15 - 21:00
Friends Meeting House Manchester, 6 Mount Street
Manchester, M2 5NS United Kingdom
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Our regular monthly meeting, this time in The Friends Meeting House, Mount Street. On the agenda will be: - Election campaigning, getting candidates to sign the Frack Free Promise - May Day screening of the film Disruption - Build up tot the Paris Climate Conference - This Changes Everything event

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May 2015
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May Day Festival screening of Disruption

May 2, 2015 @ 12:15 - 15:00
Mechanics Institute, 103 Princess St
Manchester, M1 6DD United Kingdom
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As part of the Manchester Trades Union Council May Day Festival, Frack Free Greater Manchester and The Campaign Against Climate Change will be showing the film Disruption and then having a debate on the theme "Why Did We Do So Little When We Knew So Much?"   The film Disruption "takes an unflinching look at the devastating consequences of our inaction."   Afterwards we will debate how we move forwards to the COP21 Climate Change conference in Paris, One Million…

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Frack Free Greater Manchester – May Meeting

May 19, 2015 @ 19:30 - 21:00
Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street
Manchester, M4 1LE United Kingdom
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Our regular monthly meeting and with Cameron back in Downing Street fracking is back on the agenda. Amongst the things we need to discuss are: - Planning for the October 17 This Changes Everything - The test drilling at Banks, near Southport - Mass lobby of parliament 17 June - New test drilling application in Lancashire 23/06/15 - Vote on Roseacre extraction application 30/06/15 Hope to see you there.

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June 2015

The Frack Stops Here 2

June 23, 2015 @ 09:30 - 19:00
County Hall, Fishergate
Preston, PR1 8XJ
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This is it, the big one; the first planning application for an extraction of shale gas in the UK. 23-26 June Lancashire County Council will be voting on two applications for shale gas extraction and a number of new applications for exploratory drilling. The Planning Officer has recommended they are rejected, but a vote earlier in the year was postponed due to a legal challenge by Cuadrilla. With the Planning Committee about to be reshuffled we don't know which way…

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October 2015
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Anti-Fracking Bloc for TUC March at Conservative Party Conference

October 4, 2015 @ 11:00 - 14:00
Salford Museum and Art Gallery, The Crescent
Salford, M5 4WU United Kingdom
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The Tory Party are coming to Manchester for their annual party conference on Sunday 4th October. There are a number of events planned including a large march and rally organised by the Trades Union Congress (TUC). An Anti-Fracking Bloc will gather in Salford outside the and will join the main march where people will be championing a million sustainable jobs, opposing austerity, stopping fracking, seeking social justice and striving for a system of government that is actually representative of the…

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Tell the Tories to Unfrack the North

October 7, 2015 @ 12:00 - 14:00
The Streets, Mount Street
Manchester,
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As David Cameron winds up the Tory Party Conference with his speech please join us, veterans of Barton Moss and the Nanas of Lancashire to tell the Tories that the north is not for fracking. Lets remind David Cameron of the political price he will pay if he pushes fracking on an unwilling public and lets see how nervous we can make the North of England Tories. We will be as close as we can get to the Conference at…

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May 2016

Say no to INEOS at the Mini Great Manchester Run

May 21, 2016 @ 09:30 - 12:00
Etiyad Stadium, Ashton New Road
Manchester, M11 3FF United Kingdom
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INEOS, the company that now has the most fracking licenses in the UK, is sponsoring the Mini Great Manchester Run on Saturday 21st May at the Etihad Stadium. Join Sami the polar bear for a fun and friendly day telling INEOS that whilst we like sport, we don't like fracking. We will not be calling on the people to boycott the run, but we will be asking the run to boycott INEOS. Fracking is bad for the climate, bad for…

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Frack Free Greater Manchester Planning Meeting

May 31, 2016 @ 19:30 - 21:30
Green Fish Resource Centre, 46-50 Oldham Street
Manchester, M4 1LE United Kingdom
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The next meeting is at 7:30PM, Tuesday 31st May 2016 at Green Fish, Oldham Street.

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July 2016

Draw the Line on Fracking Rally

July 6, 2016 @ 12:30 - 13:30
Manchester Conference Centre, 78 Sackville Street
Manchester, M1 3BB United Kingdom
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UKOOG have decided to sponsor an Oil and Gas Summit in Manchester this year in an attempt to schmooze local government representatives into putting through planning applications against the tides of objections to this industry - big mistake! Instead of a load of oily types serving up meritless phrases like 'gold standard regulations' and treating our COP21 commitments as a distant memory, we're here to remind local planning officers (who may already have huge question marks over what this industry…

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