As residents of West Northamptonshire we at CA-WN have two key missions: o to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions because they are contributing to global overheating o to prepare ourselves for living with the weather extremes that are the consequence of a critically altered climate - winter days of sub-zero
Effective communication about climate change to ‘the general public’, i.e. those outside the green environmental tent, is a familiar and knotty problem. Climate Fresk tries to address this through the medium of a ‘collaborative game’. Within the CA-WN ranks we have a trained Climate Fresk facilitator, Maria Lee. Maria
CA-WN has been collaborating with Northamptonshire ACRE (NACRE) for years. This is their story ... WHAT IS NACRE? Northamptonshire ACRE (Action with Communities in Rural England) is a countywide, independent charitable organisation working with rural communities in Northamptonshire to improve their quality of life, especially for those disadvantaged by their rurality.
As the date for the King’s Coronation was set, among the Bugbrooke Environmental Working Group excitement was mixed with concern about potential sustainability issues. So, we came up with some suggestions for organisers to help make Coronation celebrations as sustainable as possible, and worked with the village event committee
By Councillor Andrew Stevens and Clare Robertson-Marriott. The Climate Change Forum was set up by Northampton Town Council in late 2021. Its purpose is to develop projects and campaigns which will raise local awareness of the significant threat to all life on earth that climate change and the related biodiversity
India Palmer On Saturday 14th January Byfield village held its first sustainability event in the village hall. The event came about through eco-enthusiasts India Palmer, who lives in Byfield, and Helen Buttrick, working with the village Parish Council. The Parish Council were extremely supportive of promoting sustainability in the community.
by Mark Thompson, Boddington Sustainability Group Boddington: Pop: 720 (2010) 196 Households (2010) Boddington Parish is made up of two villages - Upper and Lower Boddington - located in West Northamptonshire and has a population of around 700. In July 2021, three newly elected parish councillors formed a new working