Sustain Eden News W/B 3 June

Alston Moor Partnership are looking for a self employed person to take up the post of part time Bike Project Officer (12 hours a week). Closing date Friday 23rd May. The post information is attached, so please pass it on!

Congratulations go to Opt4 who have won a NEA/British Gas ‘Community Action Award’. To celebrate they are holding an event in conjunction with NEA and British Gas on July 11th in the Town Hall. 11am-1.30pm. They are keen for partners to attend and bring stands. To book your place email Opt4’s Manager Ed on ed_appleton@opt-4.org

And Freegle have held another successful VEG event this weekend in Penrith with a dozen more people learning about Growing Your Own. Check out the pictures on their facebook and be inspired! https://www.facebook.com/PenrithActionCommunityTransition

Wider CLS news
Latest update from the Communities Living Sustainably team.
http://www.communitieslivingsustainably.org.uk/news/cls-e-bulletin-15th-may-2014/

And there is a meet up of the Northern CLS Projects at the Greening Wingrove Project in Newcastle next week (Wednesday 28th 10am-4pm), including visit to Community Orchard, meeting Community Champions and seeing what they have been doing with respect to energy efficiency in the terraces. Please email georgina@cafs.org.uk if you would like to go as she is planning on heading over.

Forthcoming events
Wednesday 28th May – Northern CLS projects meet up @ Greening Wingrove, Newcastle. 10am-4pm. Email georgina@cafs.org.uk if you would like to go.
Saturday 31st May – Furness Green Open Homes www.cafs.org.uk/events/goh-furness
Thursday 5th June – Sustain Eden Strat5geic Workshop – 10am-12pm Eden Rural Foyer
Sunday 8th June – VEG visit to VistaVeg in Crosby Ravensworth See www.penrithact.org.uk for more info
Saturday 14th June – CAfS stand at the Cumberland show – let us know if you want anything promoting.
Wednesday 18th June – Sustain Eden Wider Partnership and Evaluation Workshop – 10am-3pm. Venue tbc.