Meeting of the Co-Production Network in South Wales: 21st May

We are delighted to share the date of the next meeting of the Co-Production Network in South Wales: 21st May in Chepstow, from 13.00 – 16.30pm. (Thank you to the fab team at Monmouthshire County Council for organising and hosting!)

The venue is the Drill Hall, Lower Church Street in Chepstow (NP16 5HJ).

The programme includes a fantastic line-up of local projects with an environment and sustainability slant, from Monmouthshire and Torfaen community groups and council:

  • Vivien Mitchell from Transtition Monmouth talking about Community Climate Champions – a partnership between local transition towns, energy agencies, renewable installers and Friends of the Earth groups working with MCC.
  • Hazel Clatworthy from MCC – Eco-Open Doors – a project of the Community Climate Champions that enables people to visit and chat to homeowners with renewable energy and other sustainable features.
  • Allison Cawley from Melin Homes – Powering up Communities First – works with the community and schools to show how simple behaviour change in home energy usage really can keep pounds in pockets.
  • Kate Burton from Garnsychan Partnership – Keeping good things out of landfill.
  • Simon Morgan of Bron Afon Community Housing – Pollinator Street, Bron Afon’s journey championing pollinators.
  • Nicola Bradbear from Bee Friendly Monmouthshire – an alliance of organisations with concern to improve Monmouthshire’s environment for bees and all insect pollinators.
  • Alison Howard from MCC – Community Food Growing – license to grow.
  • Andy Karron – Gwent Wildlife Trust – local wildlife sites-engaging with landowners to preserve and enhance South East Wales wildlife rich grasslands.

The afternoon will start with Helen Nelson from Cynnal Cymru talking about The Wales We Want, the national conversation underpinning the Future Generations bills. What a line-up! Hope to see you there.

The event is free (thanks to MCC) but reserve your place via Eventbrite.

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About noreencopro

Used to work on Co-production Wales, now somewhere else. Direct any queries to Ruth Dineen on coproductionwales [at] gmail [dot] com.

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