At a recent meeting held to consider the future of Grassroots Wirksworth, a number of people volunteered to join the Core Group and begin to work out what role the group can undertake. So Watch This Space!
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Climate Emergency- be a part of the solution! We needs governments to act and lead us, through sweeping changes in the way our society is run, to a better future, not only for mankind but for all the other species on the planet. I hope you have already signed the petitions to the county council… Read more »
Wirksworth town council declare a climate emergency On 18th of February, the town council considered a petition, collected by members of Peak Extinction Rebellion, to declare a climate emergency. Several townspeople were there in support of the petition and, among others, representatives from Peak Extinction Rebellion, the youth of Wirksworth and Grassroots Wirksworth spoke in… Read more »
The gathering commenced with a meeting about reducing plastic waste and was followed by the AGM 1. Phillip Munn asked if members were interested in developing a plastic free shop to leave their contact details with him. He will organise a meeting in the new year. [First meeting has taken place see “Wirksworth Zero Waste… Read more »
On Mondat 18th February Wirksworth Town Council became the first Derbyshire Council of any tier to declare a Climate Emergency. Ten rebels attended and several spoke. There was some glorious rebellious misbehaviour, clapping and cheering. And even an attempt to join in the debate by councillors after the public forum had closed. The “purdah” argument… Read more »
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Contents Minutes of Co-ordinating Group meeting 14th June Better by Bus meeting notes Action Group News Dates for Diaries Minutes of Co-ordinating Group meeting 14th June Better by Bus meeting notes. Previously circulated to many but here’s a reminder.
On 9th May Grassroots Wirksworth hosted a public meeting about local bus services with speakers from Trent Barton and from Derbyshire County Council. Here are the notes of the meeting. Better by Bus Public Meeting Notes At the end of the meeting the possibility of a car share scheme was introduced and 2 handouts made… Read more »
Contents Minutes of First Steering Group meeting 16th March Action Group News Dates for Diaries First Steering Group meeting 16th March 2018 – summary The newly proposed steering group met on 16th March 2018 and agreed that its primary role was as a co-ordinating group with a named representative from each active group (or… Read more »
Contents First Steering Group meeting 16th March Action Group News Matlock Food Assembly Dates for Diaries Change of Dates for your Diary from the last newsletter: Friday 16th March 6pm to 7.30pm will be the first TW Steering Group Meeting at the Eco Centre, not an open meeting as previously advertised. The main business will be… Read more »