***BOOK NOW for this FREE event for Powys transition climate change and community resiliance groups!!!***
SPONSORED by GLASU
The third annual POWYS TRANSITION NETWORK GATHERING
will be held on
SATURDAY 11TH FEBRUARY 2012,
from 10.00 to 16.30 (tbc)
at the MEDIA RESOURCE CENTRE,
OXFORD ROAD, LLANDRINDOD
available for download:invitation and booking form
All Powys community groups working on local resilience and climate change action with similar aims and principles to the Transition Movement, whether or not they have Transition in their name, are invited to meet up and network with like minded groups, share experiences, give mutual encouragement and support, and hear about exciting new developments.
Whether your initiative is steaming ahead with lots of exciting projects or is finding itself in the doldrums, let’s get together and share, revitalise, have fun!
Facilitation led by Ann Owen, Transition Trainer and activist in Transition Bro Dyfi; Trawsnewid. Agenda suggestions welcomed, see below. Please contact Ann with suggestions for topics and/or offers of help with facilitation or workshops
Ann Owen: saithderwen at btinternet dot com 01654 781 371
Overnight stays if you are travelling from the far reaches of the county and would like to stay overnight on the Friday or the Saturday with a local household, please contact Di Greaves from the Llandrindod Transition group secretary team
Di Greaves: secretary at transitionllandrindod dot org dot uk 01597 825448
Travel bursaries are available from GLASU by prior arrangement with Richard Pitts, Glasu. Reimbursement of either mileage costs (25p per mile) for one car return journey, or two public transport return journeys per group.
ADVANCE BOOKING ESSENTIAL This is a free event including lunch and refreshments for which we need to know numbers, so please book now. Please ask everyone in your group that would like to attend to contact Richard Pitts, Community Resilience Project Officer, Glasu and ask for a booking form/ travel bursary form
Richard Pitts: richard dot pitts at powys dot gov dot uk 01982 552224
Suggestions for 3rd Powys Transition Network Agenda
Here are some suggestions from the planning group for workshops / World Cafe / Open Space topics, but this is your event, what would you like out of it? Your suggestions welcome both before and on the day!
- Sharing news, events, projects
- Appreciative inquiry – what’s working well?
- Hopes and challenges for 2012
- Who’s with us: friends and allies in civic society
- Local economic survival tools
- Community-scale renewable energy projects
- Community orchards, woods and allotments
- The search for rural transport solutions
- Talking to Planners: joining up Energy Descent Action Plans with the Powys Local Development Plan and Community Plans
- such as this one from south Wales
- Sustaining momentum in an established group
- New materials from the Transition network
- GLASU funding for community resilience activities
- keeping in touch; nurturing and expanding the Powys Transition Network
- representation at the Powys Regeneration Partnership quarterly meetings