Category: Meetings

Meetings

Lock the (Harro) Gate

Lock the (Harro) Gate

So yesterday found me in Harrogate – a strange place to be for a Lancashire resident maybe, given that it turned out to be decision day on the LCC appeals, but to be honest I didn’t expect Sajid Javid to take the decision right down to the wire when I...

Do Ken Wilkinson and Lorraine Allanson have no shame?

Do Ken Wilkinson and Lorraine Allanson have no shame?

In our last post we raised the issue of the courage and dignity that was manifestly lacking in the decision made by Lorraine Allanson and Ken Wilkinson to renege on a promise to take part in a debate on fracking in Harrogate. There is no doubt about the reason they...

Run Rabbit Run

We’ve just found two more things the frackers can’t buy – Courage and Dignity!

Following on from our last post about the lack of morality and integrity displayed by Ken Wilkinson and his (so far) anonymous accomplice in trying to wreck Mike Hill’s career, we are genuinely surprised to be able to bring you two more examples of things the pro-frackers don’t appear to...

An unwelcome gift

An unwelcome gift

A while back a friend gave me what another friend, Tina, subsequently described as  an unwelcome gift – an invitation to a meeting about something called fracking. Fracking is a way of extracting gas from the earth using methods which have some very detrimental effects on the environment and on...

Public Meeting on Fracking – Tuesday June 25th – 7pm

Public Meeting on Fracking – Tuesday June 25th – 7pm

There will be a public meeting at Lytham Assembly Rooms on Tuesday, 25 June 2013 at 7:00 pm organised by Defend Lytham They have called it “Fracking – Asking the Questions” At this meeting there will be a series of short presentations on the background to fracking, the issues that...

Ignorance is bliss – at least where our potential councillors are concerned

Ignorance is bliss – at least where our potential councillors are concerned

Yesterday we attended the event hosted by Frack Free Fylde at which prospective Lancashire County Councillors from Lytham were quizzed about fracking and their views on it by local people. Well we say their “views”, but what was depressing and revealing was the lack of interest that most of them...

Jessica Ernst – Witnessing fracking first hand

Jessica Ernst – Witnessing fracking first hand

Jessica Ernst –  Public Meeting Tomorrow night (Thursday 7th March) there is a meeting where  we are going to have the chance to learn from the first hand experience of Jessica Ernst. Jessica has worked in the oil and gas industry for 30 years and has direct experience of the...

Cuadrilla “information” day

Cuadrilla “information” day

Cuadrilla is about to submit a planning application for horizontal fracturing at Annas Road site, but they say “Before Cuadrilla submits the planning application to Lancashire County Council, the company would like to give residents living in the area around the site an opportunity to find out more about what...