Events

Find out more about how to tackle the climate crisis locally at an ACE event. Our monthly Green Cafes often include talks, presentations, or film screenings. We have really good speakers and there are plenty of opportunities to ask questions and find out more. Everyone is welcome, and all events are free. You can use the calendar to view upcoming events.

Settle Plastic Free

Our March Green Cafe (timings at the end) will focus on what we can do to make Settle plastic free with an update of actions planned by the Settle Plastic Free group. Melanie  Fryer (ACE's Food Group lead) will also introduce Greenpeace's The Big Plastic Count, taking place between 11th-17th March. Information about how to ...

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Tree Planting in March

We will be joining Yorkshire Dales Millenium Trust (YDMT) to do some tree planting as part of the 'Wildshare with Mearbeck' scheme, which is just outside Settle. Please sign-up direct with YDMT, letting Mike Appleton know that you would like to come along and he will also provide more details:  mike.appleton@ydmt.org You can find out ...

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North Yorkshire Council’s Climate Change Actions

St John’s Methodist Church Church Street, Settle, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

At April's Green Cafe (timings at the end) we will be joined by Fiona Protheroe - Climate Emergency Officer at North Yorkshire Council - who will be telling us about how the Council is delivering its climate change strategy 2023 to 2030, through a 'climate strategy delivery pathway' and answering your questions about how this ...

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Mayoral election – Make Climate a Priority

Find out how the mayoral candidates will be tackling the climate emergency at an online hustings on 22nd April at 7pm. Sign-up here to book your place, put forward a question and receive the Zoom link nearer the time: https://actionnetwork.org/.../york-and-north-yorkshire.../ For information about the election and candidate responses to a range of climate and nature ...

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Stop Food Waste Day

Stop Food Waste Day is the largest single day of action in the fight against food waste. Started in 2017 by Compass Group USA, Stop Food Waste Day is now recognised globally in every corner of the world as we unite to educate and ignite change. Did you know, one third* of food produced for human ...

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No Mow May

No Mow May is Plantlife’s annual campaign calling on all garden owners and green space managers not to mow during May. Why do we need No Mow May? We’ve lost nearly 97% of flower-rich meadows since the 1930’s and with them gone are vital food needed by pollinators, like bees and butterflies. But your lawn can help! A healthy lawn ...

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Plastic Free Settle

St John’s Methodist Church Church Street, Settle, North Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Rosie Sanderson from Settle's Plastic Free group will be letting us know about the group and actions coming up. We'll also have the results from Greenpeace's Big Plastic Count held in March. Current campaign: buy Fairtrade rice from the A.C.E. food group to help subsistence farmers from Malawi, Africa 1kg bags of white or brown ...

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World Bee Day

To understand why World Bee Day 2024 is critical, we must first grasp bees' significance. They aren't just honey producers. These creatures are primary pollinators, ensuring that our ecosystems are healthy and functional. By doing this, they directly and indirectly support several Sustainability Development Goals, from zero hunger to life on land. Find out more ...

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World Environment Day

World Environment Day is part of the United Nations environment programme. 'We cannot turn back time, but we can grow forests, revive water sources, and bring back soils. We are the generation that can make peace with land'. This year's theme is: Land restoration, desertification and drought resilience. Here are some key messages: https://www.worldenvironmentday.global/did-you-know/key-messages You ...

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Great Big Green Week

Clitheroe Library Church St, Clitheroe

We will be marking the start of 'Great Big Green Week' by taking the first direct rail service from Ribblehead to Manchester Victoria to rendezvous with the Ribble Valley Climate Action Network in Clitheroe. At our first joint meeting with RVCAN (2-4pm at Clitheroe library) we will be sharing the successes and on-going challenges of ...

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