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Ryedale Environment Week 23-30 Oct

 

Ryedale Environment Week 23-30 Oct

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Starting 23 October 2020 19:00 through to 30 October 2020 20:00

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This is noted as being very locally focused by Jos Holmes, the  Local Authority Climate Action Cordinator, York and North Yorkshire LEP. However, it seems a very comprehensive example of how more local action is being carried out under COVID, keeping climate and biodiverstiy at the top of the agenda.

 

 

 

Date & Time

Topic Speakers
Fri 23rd Oct
 
19.00–20.00 
Tackling Climate Change in Ryedale 
Kevin Hollinrake will give a short presentation on how the government’s plans on tackling climate change will benefit Ryedale. This will be followed by a Q&A session 
Book  HERE  
Kevin Hollinrake, MP for Thirsk and Malton

Sat 24th Oct 

19.00–21.30 
Film: 2040 – The Regeneration (90 mins)  
Hosted by  Environmental SmartJoin us for an amazing screening of the award-winning climate documentary 2040! Followed by live panel-led  discussion. 
Book  HERE  
Hosted by Environmental Smart
Sun 25th Oct 
 
14.00–14.45 
Pickering Hedgehog Rescue 
Learn about the work at the Pickering Hedgehog Rescue and how you can help these fascinating creatures
Book  HERE  
Louise Mudd
Sun 25th Oct 

15.00-15.45 
Public Transport in Ryedale 
Helen Gundry helps us to understand how better public transport services are vital to a greener region, and how we can achieve the improvements needed.  This event will be led by Northern Ryedale Public Transport Group and  Moorsbus  Community Interest Company. 
Book  HERE  
Helen Grundy
 
 
Sun 25th Oct 
 
17.00-17.45 
VIVA!  
Promoting veganism. Saving animals from cruelty and saving the planet. Viva! website  
Book  HERE  
Will Sorflaten
 
Sun 25th Oct 
 
19.00–20.30 
Spotlight on Local Community Projects 
A presentation on the  Ryedale Community Charter  by Caroline Davis, followed by inspiring case studies from  towns and villages of Ryedale .
Book  HERE  
Representatives from local environmental groups from Kirkbymoorside, Kirby Misperton, Hovingham and Pickering.
Mon 26th Oct
 
19.0019.45 
Malton Circular Economy 
Why we want to create the first market town  circular economy  in Yorkshire’s Food Capital – reducing waste, driving down our carbon footprint and creating our own local power supply. 
Book  HERE   
Sue Jefferson 
Mon 26th Oct 
 
20.00-20.45 
Electric Vehicles 
Everything you need to know about electric vehicles and the practicalities of owning one  
Book  HERE  
Panel of local electric vehicle owners   
Tues 27th Oct 
 
19.00-19.45 
Compassion in World Farming 
The leading farm animal welfare charity. IWF website  
Book  HERE  
Andrew Orr
Tues 27th Oct 
 
20.00-20.45 
 
North Yorkshire Rotters 
All you need to know about home composting! 
Book  HERE  
 
Jeff Coates
 
Weds 28th Oct 
 
19.00-19.45 
 
Ryevitalise 
Ryevitalise 
Ryevitalise  is a £3.4 million Landscape Partnership Scheme supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund, North York Moors National Park Authority and partners, and inspired by local communities
Book  HERE  
Amy Carrick
Weds 28th Oct 
 
20.00-20.45
Slow the Flow! 
Stopping floods using natural flood management a case study .  Pickering’s slow the flow  Facebook page
Book  HERE  
Mike Potter
Thu 29th Oct 
 
19.00-19.45 
On your e-bike! 
Big Bear Bikes  tell us everything we need to know about electric bicycles.   Ryedale Cycle Forum  discuss cycle routes, events and cycling safely 
Book  HERE  
 
Big Bear Bikes
Thu 29th Oct 
 
20.00-20.45
Tackling Climate Change in Ryedale 
Share your opinions on what should be the council’s top priorities   in tackling climate change in Ryedale. 
Book  HERE  
John Law, Climate Change and Environmental Projects Officer at Ryedale District Council 
Fri 30th Oct 
 
18.00-18.45 
Energy-efficient Housing
Tips from Kate Urwin the  Yorkshire Energy Doctor  on how to save energy / improve heating in houses which impacts on reducing climate change as well as reducing fuel poverty 
Book  HERE  
Kate Urwin
Fri 30th Oct
 
19.00-20.00 
Save the World in 60 Minutes! 
We can all help tackle climate change by taking small practical steps.  In this facilitated workshop we will share and brainstorm as many ideas as possible. 
Book  HERE  
Facilitated by REG members