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July 2019

Community wealth building introduction

July 12 @ 8:00 am - August 30 @ 5:00 pm
Manchester/London

Introduction to community wealth building is a half-day training course for people wanting to learn about the theory and practice behind community wealth building, and how they can get involved in the growing movement. Book now for the following dates: Manchester Friday 12th July 2019 – book Wednesday 21st August 2019 – book Thursday 29th August 2019- book London Monday 22nd July 2019 – book Friday 23 August 2019 – book Friday 30 August 2019- book This session costs £100 including VAT. The training will focus on four…

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Tackling our Climate Crisis

July 22 @ 6:45 pm - 8:00 pm
St Stephens Church, 17 Canonbury Rd, N1 2DL

With less than twelve years left to limit our carbon emissions to avoid climate catastrophe, the time for action is now - from the local to the global level. You are invited to join Global Greengrants Fund UK and CanonburyResponds for an evening of discussion on how we can tackle the climate crisis with three inspiring speakers: World renowned environmental activist Nnimmo Bassey will talk about his work with communities in the Niger Delta to counter ecological disaster, demand corporate…

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September 2019

National permaculture convergence 2019

September 6 - September 8
Hill End Activity Centre, Oxford

The national permaculture convergence is returning to the fields in 2019. We'll be at Hill End - an activity centre with 65 peaceful acres. On the outskirts of Oxford, there's camping, dormitories and lots of spaces to meet onsite. "A place of possibilities," they say on their website. The convergence is bound to be a thriving hub of ideas, networking and sharing of knowledge. There will be chances for dancing and for research and learning. We hope people from all areas…

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Welfare Rights Conference 2019

September 12
University of Manchester Innovation Centre, Core Technology Facility, 46 Grafton Street, Manchester, M13 9NT

Social security in Brexit Britain: navigating a changing landscape This year’s conference focuses on the impact of Brexit and continuing uncertainty on EU citizens to help advisers navigate this difficult territory. It also highlights effective ways to challenge decisions, including through judicial review. As always, there will be updates on the latest developments - including the treatment of mixed-age couples and the latest position on the migration of people onto universal credit - as well as an opportunity to hear…

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Big Local Connects 2019

September 13 @ 3:00 pm - September 14 @ 4:00 pm
East Midlands Conference Centre

Open to every Big Local area, join us for two days of celebration, sharing and discovery. Discover You can take part in a wide range of learning sessions and fun activities, which will be based on the following themes: Change: Starting, influencing, and measuring positive change in your area, and working with others to achieve it My partnership and me: Learn skills that you and your partnership can use while at the same time making sure you look after yourself…

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Co-op Connections – Edinburgh

September 25 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Edinburgh

Join us for a social evening of structured networking as we look to build stronger relationships between co-operatives large and small from across Edinburgh.  There will be an opportunity to discuss the work of your co-operative, share ideas and meet members of other local co-ops. Contact gareth.wright@uk.coop if you would like to present on the work of your co-operative or have any questions.

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Welfare Rights Conference 2019

September 27
Herbert Smith Freehills, Exchange House, Primrose Street, London, EC2A 2EG

Social security in Brexit Britain: navigating a changing landscape This year’s conference focuses on the impact of Brexit and continuing uncertainty on EU citizens to help advisers navigate this difficult territory. It also highlights effective ways to challenge decisions, including through judicial review. As always, there will be updates on the latest developments - including the treatment of mixed-age couples and the latest position on the migration of people onto universal credit - as well as an opportunity to hear…

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October 2019

Co-op Connections – London

October 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
London

Join us for a social evening of informal networking as we look to build stronger relationships between co-operatives large and small from across London. There will be an opportunity to discuss the work of your co-operative, share ideas and meet members of other local co-ops. Contact gareth.wright@uk.coop if you would like to present on the work of your co-operative or have any questions.

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November 2019

National Air Quality Conference 2019

November 12
Lord’s Cricket Ground – London

As the levels of toxic air being registered in our towns and cities increase and the numbers of deaths which are attributed to air pollution grow, there is a clear and perceptual change in mind-set with regard to delivering policies which offer quantifiable solutions across health, energy, urban design and transport.    The National Air Quality News Conference explores some of the issues and the possible solutions to the increasing levels of toxic air in our communities. The conference agenda…

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