Upcoming events against proposed Whitehaven coal mine

There are regular events being held in protest of the proposed mine outside of the former Marchon works site, where West Cumbria Mining want to extract coking coal. There have been speakers including Chris Packham, the anti-Fracking Nanas, Trade Unions and others against the proposals. It's a good opportunity to meet others in opposition.

So far all have taken place in the lay-by on the South end of High Road, Whitehaven, close to CA28 9QJ.

Check out previous events here. Come to the next one and show your support for leaving the coal in the ground at this site and all other coal seams.

The next dates are:
  • 4th November, Saturday 10-3pm Non Violent Direct Action training Kendal (booking required)
  • 18 November Saturday noon -2pm Speaker's Corner, proposed West Cumbria Mine site
  • 18th November Saturday 2.30-5.30pm Direct Action training in Whitehaven. No experience necessary, lots to do if you aren't into being arrested. Car sharing from Speaker's Corner that afternoon. Please book at through Action Network
  • 28rth to 30th November London, Protest at the Mines and Money conference (details TBC). The company behind the proposal is attending and likely looking for financial investors.
  • 3rd December Sunday 10-3pm Non Violent Direct Action training Kendal Kendal (booking required)
  • 8 December Friday. Speaker's corner One year since the government approved the mine application

Please note the events are not organised by Coal Action Network, but a coalition of groups and Cumbria residents. More details will be added when they are available.

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