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Stonehouse Community Climate Action Forum

Climate Action Group – Terms of Reference

 

Agreed: at meeting of full Town Council 4 March 2018 (TC 2137 (K1/568))

For review: March 2019

 

Working group is to investigate ways for the Town Council to become a carbon-neutral organisation by 2030 and produce a strategy for achieving this

 

• The Working Group will support the Council to examine environmental implications regarding CO2 emissions alongside legal and financial implications in all the decisions it makes

 

• The Working Group will seek ways to facilitate our community to reduce CO2 emissions and create resilience to climate change

 

• The Working Group will research funding available and make recommendations for budget provision for grant schemes from 2020-2021 onwards which will enable carbon-reduction activities in Stonehouse and provide guidance on grant criteria

 

• The Working Group will provide reports to the Council’s Business Committee to aid decision making

  

 

Information Fair 9th February 2020

We will be holding a Climate Information Fair at the Stonehouse Community Centre on Laburnum Walk between 2 and 5pm. This promises to be an exciting afternoon of sharing experiences and information, engaging a wide range of residents and encouraging collaboration with local groups and businesses. 

Local groups, organisations and businesses have been to i exhibit their work with the intention of inspiring visitors to reduce their household’s carbon footprint by making positive changes in the way they heat their homes, use energy, travel, shop and eat.

Stall holders include:

  • IDEAA
  • SWEA
  • Arboricultural Association
  • Stonehouse Allotment Association
  • Rail Futures
  • Transition Stroud 
  • Action on Plastic
  • Share & Repair
  • Stonehouse Greenpeace
  • Heliomotion (solar tracking system)
  • Information on local providers of food, eco-friendly products and recycling facilities.
Local residents will be sharing their views on energy saving and renewable energy in their homes.  
A session on making bee boxes, bug hotels and wild bird feeders for children will be run by Stonehouse in Bloom.
Cllr John Parker will be leading a half hour tree walk at 2.30pm (weather permitting).

 

Get In Touch

Town Hall
High Street
Stonehouse
Gloucestershire
GL10 2NG

01453 822 070

townclerk@stonehousetowncouncil.com customerservices@stonehousetowncouncil.com

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Monday:    09:30 - 12:30
Tuesday:   09:30 - 12:30
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday:  09:30 - 12:30
Friday:      09:30 - 12:30