3 Oct 2013

Green Events and local politics

Here’s the current list of things we know about that are happening in the near future. Where relevant, we’re also listing events a bit further afield that you might be interested in, too.

If you are aware of other talks, events, workshops or other community activities in the coming week or so, please do mention them in the comments. If there’s an event you would like our support in promoting, please email the details to brynnethnimue (at) gmail (dot) com.

Friday 4th October 7.15pm, Open House, British School (near Star Anise) Stroud, members of campaigning group 38 Degrees have arranged to speak with Neil Carmichael regarding concerns over the proposed gagging laws.

Monday, October 7th public meeting to discuss banning plastic bags from Stroud.
Deputy mayor John Marjoram and Town councillor Eva Ward and have set up the Stroud Town Opposed to Plastic bags (STOP) initiative in an attempt to raise awareness about the issue and build public support for their fight. All are welcome to the meeting at 7.30pm at the town council offices in London Road.

Thursday October 10th 7.30 pm at the Grove Suite, the Winter Gardens, Weston, hosted by North Somerset Greens, 'Breadline Britain- why foodbanks are growing faster than supermarkets'. A talk by Green leader Natalie Bennett. Natalie is an interesting and compelling speaker, and the issues underpinning the recent rise in foodbanks need exposing so that we can tackle them.

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