Is the Government’s 10 Point Plan enough?

– Nala Rollo – Climate Action Chester & District. Unsurprisingly, it isn’t just myself and Friends of the Earth that are thinking that the government’s climate plan might not be quite ambitious enough. We’ve written our own 10 point plan which you can compare to the government’s HERE. The Financial Times said “The government estimatesContinue reading “Is the Government’s 10 Point Plan enough?”

Sustainable Winter Eco Fair – online programme

Well we are only days away from our next event, the team are sad it’s not in real life and miss all our Sustainable Chester Fair regulars, even so pleased to be supporting both local businesses and some new friends from further afield. We have lots of ideas on having a sustainable festive season. WeContinue reading “Sustainable Winter Eco Fair – online programme”

Monthly Litter Pick Update

We started our monthly litter picks in Chester earlier in the year with so much enthusiasm, only to have the onset of a global pandemic to scupper our plans somewhat. Since lockdown kicked in we have been striving to keep going with regular litter picks, although due to ever changing lockdown rules and the needContinue reading “Monthly Litter Pick Update”

Green & Fair Recovery – what’s going on next week and how to get involved.

As we begin to re-build after the devastating effects of Coronavirus, we face a crossroads: do we go back to an economy that left us with widening gaps between rich and poor, huge health inequalities and hurtling towards climate and ecological breakdown? Now is a crucial moment to ensure the correct spending is dedicated towardsContinue reading “Green & Fair Recovery – what’s going on next week and how to get involved.”

Green and Fair Recovery Action Week: 5th to 11th October

This autumn the UK government will be setting the national budget for the next four years. It’s a crucial moment to ensure the correct spending is dedicated towards a green and fair recovery from the pandemic. We will be taking part on a week of action for a Green and Fair Recovery between 5th andContinue reading “Green and Fair Recovery Action Week: 5th to 11th October”

Our next event – “CLOUDS Gathering” – an arts event with a difference, to make a difference.

We are helping Eco Communities host a second Virtual Event this month to raise awareness of climate change through a very different medium. This next event is the idea of Friends of The Earth’s Alison Knott, supported by Helen Tandy, a Director of Eco Communities and Co-ordinator of Friends of the Earth Chester and District.Continue reading “Our next event – “CLOUDS Gathering” – an arts event with a difference, to make a difference.”

Incredible Edible Handbridge CommuniTree

This week marked a special occasion for the Incredible Edible Handbridge community group as they planted their first CommuniTree. The apple tree is located on the front green outside of Industry, Handbridge, the same location as the group’s initial and most established community growing space. IEH hope that the tree will thrive there for manyContinue reading “Incredible Edible Handbridge CommuniTree”