Tags: CK Futures
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
Visit the Repair Cafe in Cheltenham on the 1st Saturday of the month if you have household items which need to be repaired!
Gloucestershire Recycles are running a campaign in March to promote how and where you can repair in Gloucestershire. The campaign will focus on furniture, household items, bicycles, electricals and clothing.
If everyone in Gloucestershire repairs one item we could save 600,000 items from being wasted, that's 125 lorries worth of recycling!
Posted: Tue, 01 Mar 2022 08:00 by Community Development Officer
Would you like to know more about Cheltenham Borough Council's plan to achieve Net Zero by 2030?Book your free ticket https://bit.ly/3sbeMauCouncillor Max Wilkinson, Cabinet Member for the Climate Emergency will be joining us on Wednesday 23rd February (7pm) in the Stanton Hall, Charlton Kings, to talk us through the council's new Climate Emergency Action Plan.In the FREE talk, he will summarise the... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 16 Feb 2022 15:37 by Community Development Officer
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
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