West Howe Development Trust Meeting 24/11/09

Martha Blackburn, Fair Share Neighbourhood Worker for West Howe, is organising a film evening in West Howe in the hope of providing some inspiration through the achievements of other communities in the country. She will be showing a film abo

ut Comrie, a Scottish community, whose residents have set up an overarching organisation (a development trust) to support the positive changes they are making to their area. Many of these projects are concerned with responses to climate change, local food sourcing, renewable energy etc and overlap with many of the aims of the Transition Town movement.

All are invited to this event on Tuesday 24th November. It will be held at the Henry Brown Youth Centre, Cunningham Crescent (BH11 8DU) from 6.30pm until 8pm and there will be refreshments available. The film will be followed by open discussion. A further meeting will then be

set up with any interested residents soon after to begin planning the set up of the

development trust.

If you would like to find out more about development trusts, please have a look at this website www.dta.org.uk, or contact Martha at martha.blackburn@bournemouth.gov.uk.

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