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Past Events

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KEY STEPS IN DE-CARBONISING – PROF MATTHEW WILLIAMS from University of Edinburgh + AGM – 7.00pm |

Professor Mathew Williams is the Professor of Global Change Ecology at the University of Edinburgh.  His research is in quantifying and understanding the terrestrial carbon cycle and its links to global change. This involves studying the interactions of plant and soil processes across environmental and biodiversity gradients from the tropics to the Arctic.  His current focus is on issues […]

New Website Launch Wednesday, Aug 1st 2012 | 12:00 am

Hey this is our new website hope you like it!

THURSDAY – 10.00 – 12.00 SOLID WALL DROP IN ADVICE SESSION at JEMIMA’S KITCHEN Thursday, Aug 23rd 2012 | 12:00 am

Drop in to learn more of this very special offer from British Gas. … subsidised or in some cases free solid wall insulation for your home.

7.30pm – SOLID WALL INSULATION INFORMATION EVENING – METHODIST CHURCH Wednesday, Sep 5th 2012 | 12:00 am

A chance to learn about a very special offer from British Gas who are offering, for a limited period, free or subsidised solid wall insulation. 15% to 100% grants are available, depending on your heating method and personal circumstances.  

BIG ENERGY DAY at LEY GARDENS, LAWLEY CLOSE, STRETTON: 10.00 – 3.00 Wednesday, Oct 24th 2012 | 12:00 am

Energy advice, comparing energy tariffs, getting ready for winter, Affordable Warmth advice, everything you need to know about getting those energy bills down..

7.00 AGM and Launch of CARDING MILL HYDRO SCHEME – YOUR CHANCE TO INVEST IN COMMUNITY ENERGY! – National Trust Chalet, Carding Mill Valley Monday, Nov 12th 2012 | 12:00 am

Some time ago the National Trust investigated the possibility of using all that water that comes down from the hills and waits in the reservoir to produce energy.  The feasibility study suggested it was too costly, but since then things have changed, and the costs have come down to the point where there is a […]

LUDLOW ASSEMBLY ROOMS – CHASING ICE 7.30 Monday, Feb 25th 2013 | 12:00 am

We’ve all seen pictures of icebergs, but definitely not like this before. The new movie Chasing Ice, a documentary supported by the Co-operative, is picking up massively good reviews for astonishing film work, primarily of the icecaps and glaciers as they recede and collapse. See http://chasingice.co.uk/ for full details.

CLIMATE WEEK Monday, Mar 4th 2013 | 8:19 am

STRETTON CLIMATE CARE AT THE CO-OP Wednesday, Mar 6th 2013 | 10:00 am

STRETTON CLIMATE CARE AT THE CO-OP 10.00 TO 3.00 Thursday, Mar 7th 2013 | 10:00 am

HOMES BEHAVING BADLY with Dr TINA HOLT – METHODIST CHURCH, STRETTON – 7.30pm Wednesday, Mar 20th 2013 | 12:00 am

Tina Holt is a key organiser of West Bridgford Ecohouses group. Tina has a PhD in environmental science but went on to spend 10 years as a consultant and project manager implementing information systems for public and private sector organisations. More recently she worked for Global Action Plan running the Nottingham EcoTeams programme and she […]

WATCH OUT FOR OUR STALL IN THE SQUARE AT THE CHARITY DAY Saturday, Apr 20th 2013 | 12:00 am

Shropshire Green Exchange Conference Saturday, Apr 27th 2013 | 12:00 am

HIGH POINT OF THE YEAR – THE ANNUAL STRETTON DUCK RACES IN CARDING MILL VALLEY Saturday, May 18th 2013 | 12:00 am

EXECUTIVE special meeting at Yeld Bank Wednesday, Oct 2nd 2013 | 9:30 am

Executive meets Tuesday, Oct 29th 2013 | 10:00 am

NISSAN LEAF and OTHER ELECTRIC CAR DEMONSTRATIONS at Stretton School Saturday, Nov 2nd 2013 | 10:00 am

Be honest.  How often do you travel more than 100 miles in a day?  And wouldn’t you just love to cut your travel costs to one tenth of what they are now? The new updated Nissan Leaf now has an increased range (Nissan claim 124 miles on the official cycle) and goes like the clappers, […]

Green Shropshire Exchange Big Event at Shropshire Wildlife Trust (next to Asda in Shrewsbury) Saturday, Nov 9th 2013 | 12:00 am

Publicity and Campaigns group meets 10.00 Monday, Nov 11th 2013 | 12:00 am

Prof DAVID ELLIOT – CAN RENEWABLES DELIVER? ALL SAINTS CHURCH HALL WELLINGTON Monday, Nov 11th 2013 | 7:30 pm

David Elliot is Emeritus  Professor of Technology policy at the Open University, specialising in renewable energy policy. He is the author of “Renewables”, written for the Institute of Physics. Prof Elliot’s  standpoint is that  renewables (wind, wave, tidal, solar etc) , at various scales, could supply all the energy we need in the UK and EU […]

SEE OUR LIBRARY DISPLAY Tuesday, Nov 12th 2013 | 12:00 am

HOPE BOWDLER WI – ENERGY EFFICIENT HOMES- 8.00pm Wednesday, Nov 13th 2013 | 12:00 am

AGM – PLUS – ELECTRIC CARS – NAFF OR NIFTY? Wednesday, Nov 20th 2013 | 7:30 pm

Climate Week Starts Monday, Mar 3rd 2014 | 12:00 am

MARK LYNAS IS BACK! at the Comprehensive school Friday, Mar 7th 2014 | 7:30 pm

THE DUCK RACES Saturday, May 17th 2014 | 10:30 am

Join Stretton Climate Care at Carding Mill Valley for this year’s Annual Duck Race. This is a great family event that the kids love. At only 50p per duck per race, it is fun you can afford.  It will be taking place on Saturday the 17th of May and will start at 10.30am until 4.00pm. This is […]

Chairman’s Garden Party Sunday, Jul 20th 2014 | 2:00 pm

Co-op Sustainability Day with Official Opening of the Electric Car Charging Point Friday, Aug 1st 2014 | 10:00 am

WATCH OUT FOR OUR NEXT ELECTRIC CAR DAY! Saturday, Sep 20th 2014 | 12:00 am

Electric Car Display Saturday 20th September. Following the official commissioning of Shropshire’s first and only truly publically accessible 24/7 electric car charging point in the car park beside the Co-op, Stretton Climate Care are organising a display of Electric Cars on Saturday 20th September from 9.00 – 4.00pm. With support from BMW and Greenhous dealerships […]

FRACKING: UNDERSTANDING THE ISSUES at the Parish Centre 7.30 Tuesday, Sep 30th 2014 | 7:30 pm

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING with PROF ROD THOMSON, Director of Public Health for Shropshire – PREPARING FOR CLIMATE CHANGE IN OUR COMMUNITIES Thursday, Nov 6th 2014 | 7:00 pm

Rod Thomson is Shropshire’s Director of Public Health, and has over 30 years’ experience in acute and health community care, in particular nursing health and management.  He is Visiting Professor at Staffordshire University, and a Foundation Trust Governor at Alder Hey – the Royal Liverpool Children’s Hospital. His talk will cover the preparations already being […]

BUY NOTHING DAY – Just spend it with those you love Saturday, Nov 29th 2014 | 12:00 am

See http://action.storyofstuff.org/sign/black-friday-no-shop-pledge/?sub=fwd&t=3&akid=436.35980.9e6iwD

ZERO CARBON BRITAIN – WITHOUT FOSSIL FUELS, FRACKING OR NUCLEAR POWER – Alice Hooker-Stroud at the Methodist Church at 7.30 Wednesday, Mar 4th 2015 | 7:30 pm

Alice Hooker-Stroud is a former communications officer at the Centre for Alternative Technology.  She has Master’s degrees in Physics and in Earth Systems Science. She has contributed to work modelling fossil fuel CO2 emissions; helped set up a research group in Barcelona, Spain; and was the primary author of a set of climate science factsheets designed for campaign […]

NEW GOVERNMENT OFFER OF UP TO £5,600 STARTS Monday, Mar 16th 2015 | 12:00 am

Full details thanks to Money Saving Expert Martin Lewis 

IT’s EARTH DAY Wednesday, Apr 22nd 2015 | 12:00 am

…and, perversely, also the AGM of the company that runs Drax Power station, the dirtiest power station in UK  

GREEN SHROPSHIRE EXCHANGE BIG GREEN GATHERING at Shropshire Wildlife Trust Centre Shrewsbury 9.40 to 4.00 Saturday, Apr 25th 2015 | 9:30 am

INVITATION   Green Shropshire Xchange invite you/your members/colleagues to   the Big Green Shropshire Gathering 2015 Saturday 25th April  9.30 am to 4.0 pm   At Shropshire Wildlife Trust Visitor Centre 193 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6AH (20 minutes walk from Train and Bus Stations and next to all day Car Park)   Please complete and […]

ANNUAL DUCK RACES AT CARDING MILL VALLEY – very silly and extremely funny as well as cheap and exciting. First Race 11.00am Saturday, May 16th 2015 | 10:30 am

Check out our gallery of Duck race fun! Come and join us at Carding Mill Valley, first race 11am. Lots of fun for all the family.                

GREEN OPEN HOMES -LLANDRINDOD WELLS – 10.00 to 4.00 Saturday, Sep 26th 2015 | 12:00 am

              FULL DETAILS OF THE HOUSES IN LLANRINDOD HERE  

GREEN OPEN HOMES – KINGTON 10.00 to 4.00 Saturday, Oct 3rd 2015 | 12:00 am

PROF MATTHEW WILLIAMS: CLIMATE CHANGE & OUR RESPONSIBILITY – KEY STEPS IN DE-CARBONISING following our AGM at the Methodist Church at 7.00pm Monday, Oct 12th 2015 | 7:00 pm

Our AGM and this lecture will be at the Methodist church in Watling Street. Prof. Matthew Williams is Professor of Global Change Ecology at Edinburgh University. Mat Williams is an international expert on the subject and his insights are bound to be fascinating.

GREEN OPEN HOMES – CHURCH STRETTON 10.00 – 4.00 Saturday, Oct 17th 2015 | 12:00 am

Light Foot and Stretton Climate Care are hosting this event. There will be open homes to visit, showcasing a wonderful mix of energy efficiency measures. The home owners are really looking forward to sharing their experiences (Details of homes here) A hub will be based in the URC Hall Church Stretton, where there will be […]

GEORGE MARSHALL – WHY OUR BRAINS ARE WIRED TO IGNORE CLIMATE CHANGE – THREE TUNS, BISHOPS CASTLE AT 7.30pm Monday, Oct 19th 2015 | 7:30 pm

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Location:
The Three Tuns, Salop St,, Bishops Castle, SY9 5BW

BAKED ALASKA – RIDING LIGHTS THEATRE COMPANY AT THE COMP – 7.30pm Tuesday, Nov 3rd 2015 | 7:30 pm

Riding Lights Theatre Company have been performing this play across the country to rave reviews.  They come to the Comp at Church Stretton on Tuesday November 3rd at 7.30 pm. Tickets are £12 (£9 concessions) and £7.50 for under eighteens in groups of 8 or more.  For more details click here or ring 01904 613000 […]

CARDING MILL VALLEY HYDRO SCHEME Q & A SESSION – NATIONAL TRUST CHALET Tuesday, Jan 5th 2016 | 4:30 pm

LUDLOW ASSEMBLY ROOMS – CHASING ICE Monday, Feb 8th 2016 | 5:00 pm

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Renewable Heat Technologies Talk Friday, Feb 26th 2016 | 7:30 pm

Mike Collison from ESP Energy talks about renewable heat technologies
Location:
Methodist Church, Watling Street South, Church Stretton, SY6 7BG

CLIMATE WEEK STARTS Monday, Mar 7th 2016 | 12:00 am

Talk – Sustainable Transport Friday, Mar 11th 2016 | 7:30 pm

Christian Wolmar talks about the future of rail and sustainable transport.
Location:
Methodist Church, Watling Street South, Church Stretton, SY6 7BG

Flicks in the Sticks – Ice and the Sky Monday, Apr 18th 2016 | 7:30 pm

Flicks in the sticks - at Church Stretton School, a film by Luc Jaquet
Location:
Church Stretton School, Shrewsbury Rd, Church Stretton, SY6 6EX

THE DUCK RACES 2016 Saturday, May 14th 2016 | 10:30 am

THE NINTH ANNUAL DUCK RACES in Carding Mill Valley
Location:
Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6JG

ELECTRIC VEHICLE DAY 2016 Saturday, Sep 10th 2016 | 10:00 am

See all the best electric cars including new models and the latest designs.
Location:
Co-op Car Park, Lion Meadow, Church Stretton, SY6 6BX

Autumn Lecture and AGM – Methodist Church Friday, Nov 11th 2016 | 7:00 pm

Helen Taylor, Ecotricity Ambassador will join us to talk about this exciting, rather different company and its plans for a greener future.   Helen joined Ecotricity five years ago, having worked for a number of food businesses, in Technical Management roles, followed by eleven years at the Soil Association. Here she oversaw the certification of […]
Location:
Methodist Church, Watling Street South, Church Stretton, SY6 7BG

Energy Advice Drop-In Session Thursday, Mar 23rd 2017 | 10:00 am

Every Thursday from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.  Your energy bill may be going up by as much as 15% and there may be ways to reduce that. All advice is free and no one will try to sell you anything! For your own poster, click here: wellbeing drop in 2017
Location:
Mayfair Wellbeing Centre, Easthope Road, Church Stretton, SY6 6BL

Earth Hour 25 March 8.30pm Saturday, Mar 25th 2017 | 8:30 pm

Climate Care Demonstration For one hour – 8.30 to 9.30pm – on March 25th, people all over the world will be turning off carbon produced power and celebrating Earth Hour.  Join them and us, and light a candle for the planet we’re all in danger of trashing.

HOME Battery Storage! Tuesday, Mar 28th 2017 | 7:30 pm

Mike Collison from ESP energy will talk about the latest developments in home energy production and the new Home Battery packs now coming online.
Location:
Methodist Church Hall, Watling Street, Church Stretton, SY6 7BG

Energy Advice Drop-In Session Thursday, Mar 30th 2017 | 10:00 am

Every Thursday from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.  Your energy bill may be going up by as much as 15% and there may be ways to reduce that. All advice is free and no one will try to sell you anything! For your own poster, click here: wellbeing drop in 2017
Location:
Mayfair Wellbeing Centre, Easthope Road, Church Stretton, SY6 6BL

Energy Advice Drop-In Session Thursday, Apr 6th 2017 | 10:00 am

Every Thursday from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.  Your energy bill may be going up by as much as 15% and there may be ways to reduce that. All advice is free and no one will try to sell you anything! For your own poster, click here: wellbeing drop in 2017
Location:
Mayfair Wellbeing Centre, Easthope Road, Church Stretton, SY6 6BL

Energy Advice Drop-In Session Thursday, Apr 13th 2017 | 10:00 am

Every Thursday from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.  Your energy bill may be going up by as much as 15% and there may be ways to reduce that. All advice is free and no one will try to sell you anything! For your own poster, click here: wellbeing drop in 2017
Location:
Mayfair Wellbeing Centre, Easthope Road, Church Stretton, SY6 6BL

Energy Advice Drop-In Session Thursday, Apr 20th 2017 | 10:00 am

Every Thursday from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.  Your energy bill may be going up by as much as 15% and there may be ways to reduce that. All advice is free and no one will try to sell you anything! For your own poster, click here: wellbeing drop in 2017
Location:
Mayfair Wellbeing Centre, Easthope Road, Church Stretton, SY6 6BL

Energy Advice Drop-In Session Thursday, Apr 27th 2017 | 10:00 am

Every Thursday from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.  Your energy bill may be going up by as much as 15% and there may be ways to reduce that. All advice is free and no one will try to sell you anything! For your own poster, click here: wellbeing drop in 2017
Location:
Mayfair Wellbeing Centre, Easthope Road, Church Stretton, SY6 6BL

10th Annual Duck Races! Saturday, May 20th 2017 | 10:30 am

IT’S THE BIG ONE! Celebrate 10 years of silly splashing at the ultimate Duck Racing Event in Carding Mill Valley. Bring the whole family including Dad and the Grandparents! 50p a duck, 10 races, prizes for not only 1st second and 3rd but also last (because its not just the winning….). AND some of the […]
Location:
Carding Mill Valley, Church Stretton, Shropshire, SY6 6JG

Mr ‘Client Earth’ – James Thornton Friday, Jun 2nd 2017 | 7:30 pm

BROUGHT FORWARD TO FRIDAY 2 JUNE  In collaboration with Burway Books we present An Evening with James Thornton, environmental lawyer and social entrepreneur.  This man takes on governments on behalf of the planet – and wins. James Thornton is the founding CEO of ClientEarth. The New Statesman has named him as one of 10 people who could change […]
Location:
Silvester Horne Institute, 60 High Street, Church Stretton, SY6 6BY

Trump, the Carbon Bubble and Possibilities of a Better Future Wednesday, Jun 7th 2017 | 7:30 pm

Hosted by Sustainable Bridgnorth.. Can we imagine a better future for humanity? A future where all the UN Sustainable Development Goals have been met: a very much more socially just world, where everyone has access to clean water, good food, better education and worthwhile jobs, excellent health care, decent housing with sanitation and reliable electricity. […]
Location:
Cartway Church, Cartway, Bridgnorth,

Visit Low Energy House in Bayston Hill Saturday, Sep 2nd 2017 | 12:00 pm

Would you like to live in a home paying £47 per month for gas and electricity? This is the monthly dual fuel bill for the Low Energy Home of a local Refurbishment Specialist. Claus Best, who runs Smart Energy Services, an energy advice and retrofit business in Bayston Hill, has converted his bungalow into an extremely comfortable […]
Location:
Hay Tor, Pulley Lane, Bayston Hill, SY3 0JH

ELECTRIC CAR DAY 16 SEPTEMBER 2017 Saturday, Sep 16th 2017 | 10:00 am

Another Chance to see tomorrow’s cars today and find out from owners the truth about low running costs (including zero road tax and low insurance), real driving range and overall usability.  At last the chance to experience the Nissan e-NV200 Combi seven seater MPV plus all the usual opportunities to ride round the block in the […]
Location:
Co-op Car Park, Lion Meadow, Church Stretton, SY6 6BX

A Dose of Climate Optimism Monday, Nov 13th 2017 | 7:00 pm

Franny Armstrong directed The Age of Stupid, a documentary starring our own and much missed member Pete Postlethwaite.  She also founded 10:10, which encouraged everyone to reduce their carbon emissions by 10% in 2010; and many of us did. 10: 10 has developed from those days:  “There’s a cleaner, cleverer world taking shape, and everyone […]
Location:
Methodist Church Hall, Watling Street, Church Stretton, SY6 7BG

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