Next Saturday 24th September, we’ll be taking part in #GreatBigGreenWeek!
Come along and be a part of the UK’s biggest celebration of action to tackle climate change and protect nature.
The event is at Crag Bank Village Hall from 10am until 12 noon
This will be a celebration of action the Carnforth community is taking to protect our planet from the impact of climate change and to enhance our parks and open spaces.We will have a number of contributors on the day who will be available with information, advice and support.
These include (in no particular order:
Lancaster City Council and Lancashire County Council staff explaining what they are doing to tackle the impact of climate change.
There will be energy saving advice; information on how to bring your energy bills down and grants and benefits and how you can keep your home warm;
There will be an opportunity to sign up to an all electric vehicle car share scheme being jointly provided by Carnforth Town Council, Lancaster City Council and Lancashire County Council;
KIA Motors will have electric cars on show;
Carnforth Town Council will speak about the Carnforth Neighbiurhood Plan – now nearing completion – and its aspirations to be one of the first plans in the country to be carbon neutral;
Representatives from local community groups including ramblers, Carnforth Wombles, Carnforth Rotary Club and Firends of Crag Bank Play Area.
You can find out about bee-keeping; community growing, how to build your own bug hotel amd how to make luggage and other everyday items from bits of material;
Kitty Brown Boutique will be displaying their new range of sustainable brands and demonstrating how they constantly improving on their ‘green’ products and credentials;
Local school and scouts with children’s activities and fun…and much more!
In the afternoon on 24th from 2pm to 4pm there will be a River Walk from Mill Lane (LA2 6ND) that will include fish counting and health checks, an explanation of the solar and hydro micro grid and a woodland walk return.
Carnforth Town Council would also like to hear from anyone who can pledge a ‘random act of greenness’ to reduce their impact on the environment either as a one-off during the Great Big Green Week, or as part of a permanent lifestyle change.
For more information, please visit the Carnforth Town Council website, Facebook or Twitter pages.Please email Leah: email@example.com with your ‘greenness’ pledge and we will profile these in a future edition of the bi-monthly Carnforth Express.