Monthly meetings

On the 3rd Monday of the month, we get together, normally with a speaker and usually at the Quaker Meeting House, Whiteheads Lane, BoA, BA15 1JU. Please check the Calendar for up-to-date information about venues and topics. The monthly meeting starts at 7.30 p.m. and finishes between 9.00 and 9.30. We keep everyone up to … Read more

Campaigning

The Climate Coalition

Campaigning is really important as it’s the main way of influencing policy at local and national level. MPs and ministers are frequently contacted by grass-roots climate change groups and this does have an impact. It is important to keep reminding our local MP about the issues that concern us, to keep her on her toes! CFB … Read more

Schools

We have an excellent relationship with our local schools and work with them at a variety of levels. We have led assemblies at all the schools, informing the students about a variety of climate change issues and encouraging them to play their part.  We regularly attend EcoGroup meetings at Fitzmaurice Primary and St Laurence. All … Read more

Community groups

We give talks to groups such as the WI, Rotarians, climate change groups in other towns and at parish council meetings.  These are great opportunities to engage with people about the need to tackle climate change  and we welcome more invitations to give presentations. We hold occasional meetings  in one of the villages and in … Read more

Reaching out

We set up the Climate Friendly Bradford on Avon stall at a wide variety of events. This may be a local street market, summer fair, or school event, in the villages as well in town. We work with other groups such as at the Fair Planet festival and have shared a stall on different aspects … Read more

Local Councils

Bradford on Avon Town Council has signed up to our Carbon Neutral 2050 campaign and resolved to support it at its Full Town Council meeting in June 2012.  We have given presentations about our work to Holt, Monkton Farleigh and Winsley Parish Councils and encourage the involvement of all the Parish Councils in the community area.  … Read more

Businesses

Lots of the businesses in our community area are already signed up to our Carbon Neutral 2050 campaign. If you are a local business and have not yet done so, we encourage you to sign and to display one of our attractive  Carbon Neutral 2050 stickers.  We’d really love to hear from you to tell us … Read more