Meet up 1st July – news, diary dates and requests for help

News

XR training yesterday was well attended and well received! A second session is planned for July 21st: please email xrchichester@gmail.com if you are interested in this or later sessions.  A People’s Assembly will be held after the picnic next weekend, from 3-4pm to discuss actions/ affinity groups.

We are keen to set up an Education Eco Chi group – if you know a local educator who would like to share ideas with like minded professionals, please email contact@ecochi.org.uk. You don’t have to be taking part in the Eco-Schools programme, just have an interest in education for sustainability.

Car-free Day is coming closer, with insurance now arranged through Transition Chichester, and the Playing Out order applied for.

The role of Fairtrade Co-ordinator is now being shared by Debbie and Polly

Requests for help

Our new Green councillors are presenting a list of ideas for addressing the climate emergency to the new Climate Change Committee at Chichester City Council. Your ideas are very much welcomed, to contact@ecochi.org.uk. So far, ideas include ‘green star’ awards to businesses, tree planting, a permanent swapshop/ repair shop and an electric bus.

There’s interest in hiring bikes in Chichester – if you know a local company that does, please let us know for our transport page.

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  1. BBC 1 News at 10 tonight 1st July:
    Football pitch sized area of Brazilian rainforest being cleared every Minute – rate of clearance accelerating.
    Tomorrow Night: The impact on indigenous peoples when hitherto “protected” forest is cleared for agriculture – under the new Brazilian Political leadership.

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