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Author: Community Development Officer

Food Waste Campaign 2022 - G is for Grow

Food Waste Campaign 2022 - G is for Grow

Growing your own food can reduce #foodwaste.

If you don't have the space to grow food at home or have limited time, why not get involved with the #CharltonKings #Community #Allotment

https://www.facebook.com/groups/charltonkingscommunityallotment/

Growing fruit and vegetables at home is a great way of reducing the environmental impact of the food we eat. It eliminates the need for transport and packaging... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 15:20 by Community Development Officer

Tags: CK Futures

Free Event - From the Ground Up - Saturday 12th February 10am - 4pm

Free Event - From the Ground Up - Saturday 12th February 10am - 4pm

Posted on behalf of the team behind "From the Ground Up"

CK Futures will be participating alongside community groups but this is not a Charlton Kings Parish Council event.

  • Entirely Free event from 10.00 am - 4.00pm
  • Community led
  • 18 unique talks
  • Diverse participation from community groups to national organisations and pioneering businesses
  • Inspiring Community Hub
  • Mouth watering vegan food
  • Children's art exhibition... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Feb 2022 10:17 by Community Development Officer

Tags: CK Futures, Events

Free one-to-one digital skills sessions to help you get the most out of using your digital devices

Free one-to-one digital skills sessions to help you get the most out of using your digital devices

The Digibus is a converted double decker bus which has been designed to host training sessions. All of the one-to-one sessions take place on the lower level so it's easy to get on board!

Digibus trainers and volunteers will provide hour-long personalised one-to-one sessions for you; from learning how to... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Feb 2022 10:00 by Community Development Officer

Tags: CK Health Connect, Events

Community Engagement and Wellbeing Committee meeting – 14th February 2022, 7.00pm

Community Engagement and Wellbeing Committee meeting – 14th February 2022, 7.00pm

The next meeting of the Community Engagement and Wellbeing Committee will be at 7.00 pm on Monday, 14th February 2022 in the Stanton Hall. Members of the public are very welcome to attend the meeting.

The legislation that permitted virtual meetings ended on 7th May 2021 so we are now required to hold all in-person meetings for Full Council and all Standing Committees. Members of the public are permitted... Read More »

Posted: Mon, 07 Feb 2022 09:00 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Agenda, Community Development

Cheltenham Zero Carbon Workshop #2: 22nd February 2022 (9:30am – 12:00pm) at St Mark’s Methodist Church, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham GL51 8PX

Cheltenham Zero Carbon Workshop #2: 22nd February 2022 (9:30am – 12:00pm) at St Mark’s Methodist Church, Gloucester Road, Cheltenham GL51 8PX

CheltenhamZero is hosting their second Carbon Workshop on the 22nd February. This workshop will be of interest to Cheltenham-based community groups, with an aim to provide information that representatives can share with individuals involved with their organisation. However, anyone who is on a journey to Net Zero Carbon is welcome to attend.

The session will include a useful workshop with Eoin McQuone... Read More »

Posted: Fri, 04 Feb 2022 12:25 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Events

Higgs & Cooper Educational Charity charity funding available

Higgs & Cooper Educational Charity charity funding available

The Charity welcomes applications from youngsters under 25 years of age who are in need of financial support to enable them to take full advantage of educational opportunities.The applicants must be under 25 years of age, live in Charlton Kings and be in need of support.Applications forms can be downloaded from the website: Higgs and Cooper Educational Charity and returned together with two written... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 03 Feb 2022 11:58 by Community Development Officer

Tags: News

Planning Committee Meeting - Monday 7th February at 7.00pm

Planning Committee Meeting - Monday 7th February at 7.00pm

The next meeting of the Planning Committee will be at 7.00pm on Monday 7th February 2022 in the Stanton Hall.

The legislation that permitted virtual meetings ended on 7th May 2021 so we are now required to hold all in-person meetings for Full Council and all Standing Committees. Members of the public are permitted to attend these meeting subject to the following points.

• Members of the public who... Read More »

Posted: Wed, 02 Feb 2022 09:40 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Planning

Posters with larger font size to help local residents

Posters with larger font size to help local residents

We post our Newsletter on the noticeboards in Charlton Kings every month and a resident recently suggested that a larger font size might be helpful for some people.

We are very limited for space on noticeboards but we are trying out a larger font for the meetings page.

Let us know what you think!

Posted: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 11:15 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Newsletters

Newsletter – Charlton Kings Parish Council – February 2022

Newsletter – Charlton Kings Parish Council – February 2022

Copies of the Charlton Kings Parish Council Newsletter for February can be downloaded from the website and will be posted on noticeboards around the Parish. Now that the Parish Office is again open to members of the public from 10-2 each weekday, you can also ask for a hard-copy of the Newsletter from us if you cannot access it electronically.

If you would like to receive copies of the Newsletter by... Read More »

Posted: Tue, 01 Feb 2022 10:30 by Community Development Officer

Tags: Newsletters

Free Sustainable Living Workshops in Charlton Kings starting Wednesday 2nd February - limited places remaining

Free Sustainable Living Workshops in Charlton Kings starting Wednesday 2nd February - limited places remaining

CK Futures is sponsoring the Sustainable Living Workshop which is running at Community Hub at FRONT, 197 London Road, Charlton Kings.

The first session is on Wednesday 2nd February and the workshops will run on the first Wednesday of the month for 6 months.

There will be a different topic discussed at each session; from eating more environmentally friendly food and gardening in a sustainable way, to... Read More »

Posted: Thu, 27 Jan 2022 17:00 by Community Development Officer

Tags: CK Futures, Events