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Past Events

Past Events

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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  

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 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 […]

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  

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 

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

Chairman’s Garden Party Sunday, Jul 20th 2014 | 2:00 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 […]

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

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

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

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

SEE OUR LIBRARY DISPLAY Tuesday, Nov 12th 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 […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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 […]

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..

7.30pm – 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.  

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.

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

Hey this is our new website hope you like it!

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