[frackoff-announce] Fwd: Northern Gas Gala!: Fracking Threatens Manchester

kim t kim.icity at googlemail.com
Wed Nov 6 18:15:38 GMT 2013

Great Gas Gala relocates to Manchester soon. Come to the convergence!  Sign
up for updates.

cheers, Kim

On Wed, Nov 6, 2013 at 1:14 PM, Frack Off <info at frack-off.org> wrote:

> Event: The Northern Gas Gala!
> Location: Land North of Tunnel Farm, Barton Moss Road, Manchester M30 7RQ
> Time: From 7am onwards
> Date: 24hrs after major activity begins at Barton Moss site
> Website: northerngasgala.org.uk
> Please tell everyone you know and forward this e-mail.
> Fracking company IGas are going to attempt to start drilling in Salford,
> Manchester at some-point in the coming weeks. Communities in Salford are
> opposed to the region being fracked, and are hoping that they will receive
> support in their efforts to stop it.
> While people are welcome at any time, a mass convergence has been called
> for the morning after major activity begins at IGas' work-site (map here:
> http://northerngasgala.org.uk/map/). Getting there early will be ideal,
> since IGas are likely to be trying to bring equipment onto the site, but
> there will be stuff happening throughout the day.
> Please bring essentials such as food, water, and appropriate clothing,
> friends, banners, games, music, instruments, knitting, blankets, chairs,
> tables, gazebos, small tents, plastic cutlery/plates. You get the picture.
> Try to avoid bringing alcohol, drugs, anything which could be construed as
> a weapon, glass etc.
> IGas' planned test well at Barton Moss would be just the beginning of a
> tidal wave of destruction, sweeping across the North West. The licence
> blocks held by IGas could see thousands of wells drilled and fracked
> between Manchester and Liverpool (4,000 Shale and 3,600 Coal Bed Methane
> wells, estimated from the amount of gas IGas claims), plus associated
> pipelines, compressor stations and processing plants.
> See http://northerngasgala.org.uk for more details of the event or this
> article: http://frack-off.org.uk/fracking-manchester-igas-
> threatens-barton-moss/ for information about what is happening in Barton
> Moss ...
> --
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