Thus 19th March 7.00pm for 7.30pm at the Kindle Centre behind ASDA, Hereford HR2 7JE organised by Hereford Civic Society
This month’s speaker is Nic Howes. The Yazor, the Widemarsh and the Eign Brooks are successive sections of the Wye’s largest tributary that winds through Hereford City. For more than two years Nic has been a volunteer involved with many aspects of this project and is ideally equipped to give this illustrated talk. Nic will explain the context and history of the Project and its work and outcomes.
Walk – In a joint event with the
Herefordshire Wildlife Trust, on the afternoon of Sunday 17th May, Nic will
lead a walk along the Yazor and Eign Brooks from Whitecross to where the Eign
Brook enters the Wye). Further details concerning the walk will be given
at the meeting.
Members: FREE (included in your subscription) Guests and Non-Members: £3.
5pm to 7pm on Wed 18th March at St. Marys Church
Hall, Ross on Wye, HR9 5HN
Workshop and Q+A with Rebecca Tully
Getting the message out about your project and communicating with everyone
Working remotely is a theme in many of local projects and goes hand -in-hand
with online publicity. Please bring your queries and we can find a solution
together. We will cover as much of the following as we can depending on
the needs of attendees:
A check-in of who you want to reach – and why this is important to know
An overview of social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Using a website and blog
Keeping in touch with enewsletters
As well as her funding expertise, Rebecca runs training live and online, and
has managed the social media accounts for a range of organisations including
Kids Kitchen, Stories and Supper and Herefordshire Green Network.
14th March, is the opening day of the Queenswood Sustainable Future Centre!
building will be packed with information, so come along between 10am and 4pm,
take a look & chat to staff about how you could get involved, plus get a
free glass of Orchard Origins apple juice & 20% off eco-products in the
We welcome your input into future
plans for themed exhibitions, literature, films and workshops that highlight
different areas of sustainable development. From climate change and biodiversity
loss to plastic pollution and water management: come and tell us what you want
Want to get involved ?
Wendy Ogden and Pete Norton from New Leaf will be on site on Sat.
14th March to talk about volunteering opportunities at the centre which will be
open every Saturday from then on.
5pm to 7pm on Wed 11th March at Queenswood Country
Park, HR6 0PY
introduction to the principles of effectively engaging the public with
environmental issues. We will cover some of the basics of good communication
and public engagement, and look at some specific examples, from written
resources to face-to-face encounters. From the traditional to the more
innovative and creative, find out how best to capture people’s attention and
imagination, and engage them with key issues.
Urry is an experienced science communicator who has worked for the Natural
History Museum, Kew Gardens, The Royal Society, Wildlife Trusts and many other
science and environmental organisations. He creates bespoke written
resources, activities, shows, music and theatre with the purpose of engaging
people with the natural world, changing perceptions and inspiring positive
action. He has honed and developed his engagement skills over the last
decade and has experience of developing content for online, print and broadcast
media, as well as live events and performance. He is also a practised facilitator,
host and presenter, both in front of a camera and a live audience.
Participants will be able to email David in advance with any specific questions they would like him to address. We have had lots of interest in this workshop but there are still places available. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your place.
Transition Leominster is a premier local voluntary organisation responding to the climate emergency and working for a safer, greener future. We are looking for a volunteer among our supporters who is willing to join the Steering Committee in the role of Treasurer.
We focus on solutions rather than problems. Our initiative has resulted in Leominster becoming the first Herefordshire town to develop an Energy Descent Action Plan. Projects in preparation include a tree planting programme and a community car pool of electric vehicles. Play your part in the positive movement! If you would like to know more about the role of treasurer or are interested helping in any way please contact email@example.com
We will be at Repair cafe tomorrow 7th March if you would like to have a chat with us about this.
Proportional Representation: An in-depth look at PR voting systems. De Koffee Pot 7.30pm Wed 11th March
In response to popular demand, at this next local Make Votes Matter meeting we’ll be having a night examining all the different types of proportional representation electoral voting systems. Volunteers will take it in turns to explain different types of PR.
Come along if you finally would like to get your head around this often referred to but complex subject. Organized by : MVM – Nat Waring.
Hereford Christian Ecology Group present: ‘The Wonderful World of Mud: the greatest
ecosystem on earth’, an illustrated talk by Dr Adrian Crew, Senior Research
Fellow and Senior Lecturer at the University of the West of England, Bristol.
St John’s Methodist Church Hall, St Owen Street, Hereford, on
Friday 6th March, 7.30 pm.
The Big Green
Conversation at Hereford Left Bank Village. Wed 18th March 7.30-9pm
Mark Thomas will be talking about his book 99%: Mass Impoverishment and How We can End It. Discuss the problems and their solutions. And maybe get involved. There will also be an opportunity for book signing at the end of the the evening. Admission Free.
So far, more than 600 people have let Herefordshire Council know about how they travel in Hereford and what would make their journey better. If you haven’t shared your ideas yet there is still time, so add your comments here: http://orlo.uk/GkOj8