27 March 2019, 7:15 pm | Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP, UKCADAF holds public meetings, normally on the last Wednesday of each month, at...
29 March 2019, 7:15 pm | Dinnington Library Resource Centre, 131 Laughton Rd, Dinnington, Sheffield S25 2PP, UKThank you to our star artists who are giving their time to support...
2 April 2019, 7:30 pm | Central United Reformed Church, 60 Norfolk Street, Sheffield S1 2JB, UKJoin campaigners and activists, bakers and makers, in a monthly meeting to organise...
8 April 2019, 7:00 pm | Lincolnshire Poacher 161-163 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3FR, UKIGas (fracking company) is now drilling 2 wells (1 vertical, 1 horizontal) 24/7...
24 April 2019, 7:15 pm | Gosforth Lodge, Cliffe Park, Callywhite Lane, Dronfield S18 2XP, UKCADAF holds public meetings, normally on the last Wednesday of each month, at...
Yearly Archives: 2011
Gas is the new black. Of 60 applications to drill onshore in the UK in the latest drilling round, 20 were for gas. Details of recent drilling licenses reveal one third of the applicants applied to drill for Coal Bed Methane, Shale gas and regular gas. To sort through this mess, the UK government divides […]
To decide who drills where in the UK, the Department of Energy and Climate Change is divided into a network of blocks. Initial block licenses last for six years – enough time, according to DECC, for the developer to get planning permissions, work out the viability of the area. These Petroleum Exploration and Development Licenses […]
Anyone who has been exposed to much of Cuadrilla Resources‘ public relations campaign to persuade people that what they are doing is not very bad is likely to have come across some sort of variant of there might have been a few problems in the US but we use three casings on our wells so […]
Nice bit of Direct Action yesterday, as Plane Stupid Activists stripped naked in Birmingham airport to disrupt the first flight to be powered by biofuels in the UK. Inspiring stuff. Great to see people highlighting the aviation industry’s blatant greenwashing by putting their bodies (quite literally) in the way. In July 2011, commercial airlines received […]
A look at Cuadrilla’s website reveals several bland documents. An application form for a job at the company, as well as various media and company pdfs. All very innocuous. Looking at the author of these documents, however, reveals a more malign influence: Nick Sutcliffe, Conservative Councillor for Ash South & Tongham Ward, and a member […]
Across the Cuadrilla group it’s notable that two directors of the parent company, Cuadrilla Resouce Holdings, also appear as directors of Cuadrilla’s subsidiary companies. This would indicate they are the senior managers responsible for operations on the ground. These directors are Mark Miller and Dennis Carlton. As well as directors of CRH, Miller and Carlton […]
Good news in Wales last night, as the Vale of Glamorgan council deferred on a planning application for a test well, after 50 protesters rallied outside the meeting. The campaign there ‘The Vale says No’ have been putting a load of pressure on the council – and it seems to be doing the trick… for […]
Councillors in the Vale of Glamorgan have decided to postpone their decision on whether to allow or refuse gas drilling until a site visit next month. For the full story check out BBC Wales >>