Tags: CK Futures
From The Ground Up Festival of Sustainability ‘The LifeCycle of our LifeStyle’ Saturday 4 February 2023, Cheltenham
After a highly successful event in 2022, From the Ground Up is holding another one-day Festival of Sustainability in February 2023.
The central theme this year, 'The Life Cycle of our LifeStyle", shows the transition from want to waste: highlighting the impact of waste, the opportunities to upcycle, re-use, recycle and, of course, most importantly, the choices we can make to reduce what we buy, consume... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 16 Jan 2023 11:37 by Community Development Officer
Join us in the Stanton Hall on Church Piece, next to Charlton Kings Library on Wednesday 25th January from 7.30pm, for an introductory talk on economics featuring The Liminality's, Raechel Kelly
Kate Raworth, the author and economist behind the award winning Doughnut Economics book of 2017, came up with the theory after becoming increasingly disillusioned with the state of economics and the core theories... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Dec 2022 15:26 by Community Development Officer
Join us for the next free Sustainable Living Workshop on Wednesday 11th January 2023, from 7.00pm until 9.00pm at Community Hub at FRONT, 197 London Road, Sixways, Charlton Kings, GL52 6HU
We will be thinking about what Ethical Investment means, explaining the terminology around it and looking at where you can go to get the information you need to... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 14 Dec 2022 15:08 by Community Development Officer
Join us in the Community Hub at FRONT on London Road as Patricia Thornley, Director of Supergen Bioenergy Hub joins us to discuss the question, do trees really help fight climate change?
In this fascinating talk, Patricia evaluates the science of planting trees to save carbon, discusses other forest and deforestation related controversies and shares some of the ways trees benefit all of us.
The talk... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 17 Oct 2022 14:30 by Community Development Officer
CK Futures is inviting parents and those people who will be looking after children during the holidays to come and hear about some of the outdoor fun stuff that they can do together. We hope they will be inspired to try something new, and to get out and about and enjoy the local environment. Jenn Haigh runs the Little Herbert Hoot Owls Forest School and Rob Gould is the Cotswold Forager. Well known... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 04 May 2022 13:29 by Helen Johnston
CK Futures Talk from Karen Watson, Environmental Partnerships Manager, on Wednesday 30th March (7pm)
Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycling?Have you heard horror stories about plastic polluting far away beaches?Join Karen Watson, Environmental Partnerships Manager at Cheltenham Borough Council, on Wednesday 30th March (7pm) in the Stanton Hall, Charlton Kings, when she will dispel the myths and explain the destinations of your kerb side recycling.Cheltenham Borough Council is keen to... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 13:30 by Community Development Officer
Josie Houghton from Josie’s Kitchen is running a no food waste vegetarian cookery session focusing on every-day family meals on Monday 28th March.
Josie Houghton from Josie's Kitchen is running a no food waste vegetarian cookery session focusing on every-day family meals on Monday 28th March.Open to anyone over the age of 16 there's just one catch! We'll be taking photos and asking you to contribute comments to a CK Futures blog in return for being selected.You might get to taste some of the produce from the local community allotment depending... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 21 Mar 2022 12:00 by Community Development Officer
Know nothing about composting or your composting attempts fail?
Are you successfully composting but would like to find out about other composting methods such as leaf mould, vermicomposting and active aerated compost teas?
Join Mike Bush, Gloucestershire Master Composter, to learn about composting, worm poo and comfrey tea!
In this free talk Mike will answer your questions on all matters relating to composting.... Read More »
Posted: Sun, 20 Mar 2022 17:17 by Community Development Officer
Have you ever wondered what happens to your recycling?
Have you heard horror stories about plastic polluting far away beaches?
Join Karen Watson, Environmental Partnerships Manager at Cheltenham Borough Council on Wednesday 30th March in the Stanton Hall in Charlton Kings to learn more about recycling in Cheltenham.
In this free talk Karen will dispel the myths and explain the destinations of your kerb... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 15 Mar 2022 15:54 by Community Development Officer
Councillor Max Wilkinson, cabinet member for climate emergency, gave us an introduction to the Borough Council's Climate Emergency Action Plan.
The Plan sets the pathway to a Net Zero Borough, while highlighting the shared responsibilities across different levels of authority, including the Borough Council, County Council and government, as well as communities and businesses.
Posted: Mon, 14 Mar 2022 14:20 by Community Development Officer