A submission to the West Yorkshire transport strategy consultation by Kirklees Environment Partnership highlighted the absence of effective demand reduction strategies. In a detailed paper it also proposed support for empowering local communities with resources to tackle the effects of speeding traffic, all-day commuter parking and poor air quality.
Our next meeting is at 16.00 on 11th October. The meeting will briefly operate as an EGM (from 16.30) and is open to all organisations (and active individuals) who have a local involvement on sustainability projects. It will be held at Huddersfield Methodist Mission, Lord Street, Huddersfield HD1 1QA.
KEP is to merge with Environmental Alliance, promoter of Greenstreams if the EGM next week agrees. Full details are in this briefing paper. Meeting is at 16.00 on Tuesday 11th October and it will also consider our response to the West Yorkshire transport strategy consultation that closes on 21st October.
7 – 9 October Marsden Jazz Festival. This year, its 25th, MJF is aiming to reduce its carbon footprint by expanding its Free Jazz Bus and starting a recycling programme.
20th October Film Night Screening of ‘Groundswell Rising’ and ‘Condemned’, on the impact of fossil fuel extraction on local communities. 7pm at the Red & Green Club, Milnsbridge
West Yorkshire (WYCA) transport strategy consultation ends on 21 October
Saturday 8th October, Holmfirth: Nature and Clean Energy Walk – starts Holmfirth Library at 10.30
Kirklees Environment Partnership has an EGM and forum on Tuesday 11th October at 16.00 at Huddersfield Methodist Mission, Lord St, HD1 1QA to discuss re-structure through merger with Environmental Alliance.
Sustrans makes smarter travel choices possible
A structure for the new umbrella organisation, Environment Kirklees, has been proposed by a working group. It suggests a new membership based association and a not-for profit company as the “delivery body”.