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September 2020

2G3S virtual planning meeting

14th September 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Digital United Kingdom

We are still meeting online because of the pandemic.  It would be great to see you if you would like to come!  We shall be discussing possible future events, and progress on various campaigns such as the South Cambs District Council Zero Carbon campaign; contact with Anthony Browne; local transport issues.  Either stay for the whole meeting, or just drop in to say hello.  Bring your own cuppa! Email with the heading 'Planning meeting' and you will be sent…

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What hope for cooks and forests dying in Africa?

28th September 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Digital United Kingdom

This will be a meeting held via Zoom.  Bill Powell  was to have spoken at our April meeting about the need for cleaner and more efficient cooking methods using farm and forestry waste in Uganda, including demonstrating a stove that he had seen used; but unfortunately the meeting couldn't go ahead because of the pandemic.  We have now arranged for him to talk to us online and answer questions. Lockdown didn’t only stop the UK in its tracks, it also…

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October 2020

Extinction Rebellion Conversation Evening

26th October 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
Digital United Kingdom

2G3S Conversation Evenings: Climate Change   Extinction Rebellion We are delighted to welcome Jenny and Derek Langley from Cambridge XR who will give their personal insight into what XR is all about, followed by a chance to ask questions 8 pm Monday 26 October 2020 A Zoom meeting: contact with the heading ‘XR talk’ to be sent the link All welcome!              

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November 2020

Sustainable Dietary Choices Conversation Evening

23rd November 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
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  CONVERSATION EVENING: SUSTAINABLE DIETARY CHOICES Duncan Catchpole, founder of The Cambridge Organic Food Company and committee member of Cambridge Sustainable Food, will talk and answer questions about how the food system is contributing to climate change, and how we can make good dietary choices from an environmental perspective. He will also update us on an exciting project to transform the local food system for the better: the Cambridge Food Hub. 8 pm Monday 23 November 2020 A Zoom meeting:…

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December 2020

2G3S Annual Open Meeting 8 pm Monday 7 December

7th December 2020 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
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Green Groups in the Shelfords, Stapleford and Sawston (2G3S) Annual Open Meeting Monday 7 December 2020 8 pm Have you ever wanted to get more involved with local green issues?  Meet like-minded people to discuss issues of local and national importance and share ideas?  Are there green issues you would like to know more about but don't know where to start? Then why not join the 2G3S Annual Open Meeting to help brainstorm what events we organise for 2021 and what…

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February 2021

Local Planning

February 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm GMT
Digital United Kingdom

Why is the Local Plan so important to everyone in the District?  How can we influence its development and direction? A talk via zoom by Brian Milnes, District Councillor for Sawston and Lead Cabinet Member for Environmental Services and Licensing, followed by a Q and A session. A shortened regular 2G3S planning  meeting will follow shortly after 9 pm, to which everyone is invited to stay.  Topics to be discussed include the East-West Rail proposals; tree planting; the Plantlife road…

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March 2021

The Cambridge Nature Network

March 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
Digital United Kingdom

  The Cambridge Nature Network Thursday 11 March 8  pm by Zoom* James Littlewood, CEO of Cambridge Past, Present and Future To reverse the local decline in biodiversity, our nature sites need to be better, bigger and more connected.  One way to achieve this is through a local nature recovery network and one is being proposed for Cambridge.  The Cambridge Nature Network is based on five priority areas for recovery, including the Gog Magog Hills and River Cam Valley.  To be…

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April 2021

2G3S Planning meeting

April 8 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Digital United Kingdom

All are welcome to attend our next planning meeting, via Zoom, at 8 pm on Thursday 8 April.  We shall be discussing the campaigns and events we want to plan for the rest of the year. To be sent the zoom link and an agenda nearer the time, contact greengroupssss with the heading 'April planning'

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May 2021

How to pay for better bus services?

May 10 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
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A talk by Zoom (free) Edward Leigh from Smarter Cambridge Transport   Few people would disagree that we need better rural bus services. Franchising (re-regulation), which would make it easier to provide an integrated, consistent service, is now an option in Cambridgeshire.  But to expand service provision significantly will require additional money.  So, the key question is, where do we get the money from?   Smarter Cambridge Transport is an apolitical, voluntary organisation, advancing integrated, sustainable and equitable transport for…

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June 2021

Planning meeting Monday 7 June

June 7 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Digital United Kingdom

Our next planning meeting will be held via Zoom.    Agenda items will include the East-West Rail consultation and planning for future events.  To be sent the link and an agenda, email us at the usual address with the heading 'Planning'.

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