Friday, 13 October 2017

Fight hate crime event 18th oct



The Fight Against Hate campaign team is planning a Day of Action on 18th October 2017 to achieve the following goals:
  • publicly celebrate the children’s hate awareness posters by displaying them in front of the Church of Christ the Cornerstone in Milton Keynes city centre
  • launch new hate awareness posters on Arriva Buses
  • engage with power holders, including MK Council and Thames Valley Police and the business community
  • hear testimony from survivors of hate crime
  • learn from other Citizens UK campaigners around the country about different ways of fighting against hate.
For more information and to book visit the eventbrite page https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/fight-against-hate-campaign-day-of-action-registration-37942263331 

For a full list of Weaving Trust events visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/citizensmk-8267199117 

Wednesday, 11 October 2017

Little Norwood Apple Day reminder -14th oct

Little Horwood are hosting their Apple Day on 14th October, at the Recreation Ground, from 12.30 - 4.30pm. Entertainment for all the family! 

Urb Farm Harvest Festival reminder -14th Oct

Urb Farm Harvest Festival is on Saturday 14th October from 1-4pm and as usual there will be a range of live singers/bands, a local BBQ, beer and cider for sale and lots of activities to keep visitors busy! 




Farming and the environment event in Leighton Buzzard - 18th Oct


South Bedfordshire Friends of the Earth and Christian Ecology (Leighton Buzzard) are organising an interesting public meeting on Wednesday 18th October, 7.45pm at All Saints', Church Square, Leighton Buzzard.  



A good line-up of local farmers from the Leighton Buzzard farmers' market will talk about how they farm and all the things they do to help the environment.  This should interest all who would like to know more about "farm to fork" issues.   


Saturday, 7 October 2017

MK Peace and Justice Network Public Meeting - 26th October



Milton Keynes Peace & Justice Network
Public Meeting at The Guildhall,
Thursday 26th October:

7pm for 7.30pm

Guest Speaker, Martha Spurrier,* Director of Liberty 
Church of Christ the Cornerstone,  300 Saxon Gate West,  Central Milton Keynes MK9 2ES


* Martha is a barrister and has an exceptional track record in defending people’s rights, raising awareness of threats to fundamental freedoms and holding the state to account for neglect, abuse and mistreatment.

Saturday, 30 September 2017

Hands on Sustainable Gardening Workshop - 22nd Oct

Join us for a practical gardening workshop to learn basic permaculture practices and how you can create a self-maintaining garden or allotment. 

10.30 - 4pm at Westbury Arts Centre, Shenley Wood. 
£20 pp or £30 for two people booking together. 

Book your space at admin@westburyartscentre.co.uk or call 01908 501214. 


Thursday, 28 September 2017

'Are electric cars the future?' event - 30th Sep



Bedfordshire Climate Change Forum invites you to a free afternoon of presentations, discussion & a demonstration.

You'll hear from local Nissan Leaf & Renault Zoe owners Ian Smith, & Anthony Woolhouse (Chair

of West Solent Solar Co-op),

And a spokesperson from Highways at Bedford Borough Council will tell have info on current and future charging points locally.

There will be a car plugged in charging up for you to see up close. Questions very welcome!

We'll try to take a rounded look at the issue of electric cars within a context of sustainability, concern for climate change and air pollution. When will electric cars be mainstream? Where wil the energy come from? What about battery capacity? How 'green' can this form of transport be? And what about affordability...?

This informal event for the curious is open to all and will take place at theUniversity of Bedfordshire, Polhill Ave, Bedford MK41 9EA, starting in the Gateway Building, Ground floor, Rm G011

www.bedsclimatechange.wordpress.com

Tel. 01234 930320/07914 606816