Monday, 20 May 2013

Other Group News - May 2013

Andy Atkins Visit
David will contact Andy Atkins (FoE Director) to explore how to utilise his visit to Sheffield especially since next year is the group’s 40th anniversary.

Local Nature Partnership
Richard attended a Local Nature Partnership meeting where they are currently setting up the board. It was mentioned that some money is available for nature work. He also attended a Health and Well-being Board which looks at health and environmental issues. A detailed report covering both meetings will hopefully be available in the near future.

Garden Organic
Richard visited Garden Organic for their AGM and he is keen to organise a social visit for our group to see their gardens.

Litter Pick
We will discuss the location of our next litter pick at our June meeting. Trisha will be heading up this campaign (trisha.brutus@gmail.com)

Fundraising
John aims to host a music gig in November as a way of raising funds of the group. If you are interested in helping or know of bands willing to help then please get in touch with John (johnwilson614@hotmail.com)

Stalls
Our stalls will take place on the following dates:

Saturday 29th June - Firth Park
Sunday 1st September - Ecclesfield Gala
Saturday 9th November - Peace and Craft Fair

If you can help then please get in touch.

BaseCamp
Do you want to develop ideas, make friends, build skills and have fun? If so, join us for our new event Basecamp: The Get-Together for people who want to take action on Environmental issues. On the weekend of 12-14 July 2013 in the village of Hartington, Derbyshire. For more info visit www.foe.co.uk/basecamp