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.

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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World Refill Day

World Refill Day is a global day of action with an inspiring vision of a refill and reuse revolution. The campaign is designed to accelerate the transition away from single-use plastic and towards refill and reuse. Here at ACE , led by our food group, we are taking lots of action to reduce plastic pollution, the use of single use ...

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Litter Picks in June

In conjunction with the local beavers, cubs, scouts and explorers we will be running a series of litter picks to help combat plastic pollution and to make Settle Plastic Free. Come along to one or more of the following dates - meeting at the Drill Hall, Castleberg Lane to collect litter pickers and bags. Please ...

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July’s Green Cafe with Tom Heap

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

In collaboration with Limestone Books we are delighted that this month's Green Cafe will feature TOM HEAP, presenter on BBC TV's Countryfile, Radio 4's new Rare Earth series and the anchor of The Climate Show on Sky News. Tom will be talking about his new book ‘Land Smart’* - his tour of the British countryside ...

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Fairtrade Coffee morning

Settle Quaker Meeting House 21 Kirkgate, Settle, United Kingdom

We look forward to seeing you at our fairtrade coffee morning. Join us for fairtrade tea, coffee and biscuits. There will be a fair trade stall at which to buy a range of fairtrade products. Fairtrade is thirty years old, so there will also be a cake to celebrate this fantastic achievement. Settle became a ...

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