Anti-fracking groups from across the North West are determined to hammer home the message to the Conservative Party Conference that fracking is still a major issue and it's not welcome in the North West or anywhere.
Today, Sunday 1st October, the climate/anti-fracking bloc is meeting at Peel Park in front of Salford Museum and Art Gallery, on the Crescent (M1 3JF), to set off at 11:30am, and will be part of a Salford feeder march into the main People's Assembly anti-austerity demonstration, which is due to start at 1:30pm from Castlefield in Manchester.
Tomorrow, Monday 2nd October, sees two events fighting fracking and climate change...
At 1pm there's a fracking protest which aims to get as near to the Conference as possible, meeting outside Central Library in Manchester, along with the huge Mr Frackhead puppet and poet Tim Ellis.
At 4pm there's a public meeting, Fighting Fracking, Fighting Climate Change at the UNISON offices, Arena Point, next to Victoria Station. Speakers include Tina Rothery, a leading campaigner against fracking in Fylde, Amelia Womack, Deputy Leader of the Green Party, and Allison Roche of UNISON.
On Tuesday 3rd October, the anti-frackers are out again at 4:30pm to lobby the minister responsible for fracking decisions, meeting outside Central Library on St Peter's Square. The Tories are going to left in no doubt about the strength of local feeling on the fracking and climate change issues...
For full details of all events and protests see the People's Assembly website diary – click here