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Shipley Area ECO ACTION DAY - FREE WORKSHOPS
Saturday 3rd November 2007 10am – 3pm
at the Kirkgate Community Centre, Shipley

Your chance to get practical advice from experts on environmental issues from Bradford Council, local environmental groups and businesses. Help to reduce your "carbon footprint", and save money! Have your say on local environmental issues, and what you think should be done in the Shipley Area*.

Why not just drop in during the day - it's a fun and informative event, with lots to do for residents of all ages:

Over 20 stalls in our market place offering practical adviceand information, including Car Clubs, Waste Exchange, and Environmental Enterprise

  • Make your climate change pledge!
  • Free workshops and discussion sessions - a chance to "meet the experts"
  • Recycling craft activities, games and activities for children
  • A chance to meet with local councillors and senior council officials to "have your say"
  • Fair Trade refreshments available all day*

Free Workshop Sessions - BOOK NOW!

To book your FREE place, please contact us by email or telephone.
Email: shipleyareaneighbourhoodforums@bradford.gov.uk
Or call 01274 437146

Each group will last 1hr with input from local experts, including Senior Managers of Bradford Council and local Environmental Groups.

11am and 13.30pm: Tackling Climate Change Together

Find out more about what Bradford Council and partnersaredoing to tackle climate change and learn how you personallycan help make a difference locally and globally.

11am - 13.00pm : Sustainable Community Buildings

Expert advice for anyone needing advice on making new or existingbuilding more energy efficient and cutting your maintenance bills.

Cutting maintenance costs

11am and 12.15pm: Reducing Waste and Litter

What is needed to increase recycling rates, reduce our household waste and tackle the litter mountain?

Reduce and recycle

12.15pm - 13.15pm: Flood Prevention – Protect Yourself

Meet Bradford Council Emergency Planning Officials andget advice about Flood Protection. Climate change means we could all be at risk from flooding.Practical advice plus information about flood prevention throughlandscaping and tree planting: find out what you can do!

Flood prevention

12.15pm and 13.30pm: Local food and Growing Spaces

Allotments, community orchards and making better use of our local "growing spaces"

Local food

13.30pm - 14.30pm: Supporting Community Enterprise: You Can Do It!

Sound advice and support on setting up an environmental business or onadapting your existing business: turn your dreams into cash and give it a go!

 

To book your FREE place, please contact us by email or telephone.
Email: shipleyareaneighbourhoodforums@bradford.gov.uk
Or call 01274 437146

*Shipley Area includes the Wards of Bingley, Bingley Rural, Wharfedale, Shipley, Baildon and Windhill & Wrose.

 

   

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