Thursday, 14 November 2019

One world fair- 16th November

Oxfam Stony Stratford's ethical, sustainable and environmentally conscious event is back! Come and get your Christmas shopping from various socially concious individual crafters and organisations.

Oxfam - Fairtrade and Handmade gifts, cards and wrap made by artisans around the world

Palestian Solidarity Campaign - Zaytoun food gifts

Trojan Jewellery - Unique recycled silver Jewellery

Handmade soaps

And more lots more traders


https://www.facebook.com/events/721983418279043/






Broughton Community Litter Pick - 1st December



Come along for an hour to help your community be a better cleaner place.
Families welcome, children must be accompanied by adults.
Equipment will be provided but please wear appropriate footwear and clothes.

Meeting at Kemsley Crescent Allotments, Broughton, MK10 9LZ from 2 - 3pm.

This event is organised and run by volunteers through Broughton and Brooklands Community Connectors, please see their facebook event page for any questions. Or visit the Parks Trust website

Tuesday, 12 November 2019

Monday, 11 November 2019

Citizens MK annual leaders forum - 12th November

Citizen MK annual leaders forum
12th November, 6.30 to 8pm
St. Paul's Catholic School
Phoenix Dr
Leadenhall
Milton Keynes MK6 5EN

Click here to find out more


Monday, 4 November 2019

Camphill handmade craft, arts and food fair - 9th November


Our community is pleased to announce that we will be hosting our Craft, Art & Food Fair on Saturday 9th November!

Joining our creative community will be local artisans, makers crafters and producers selling their creations and helping to support our charity.

The Craft, Art & Food Fair is FREE to all attending, and will be hosted inside our Chrysalis Theatre, Cafe and Camphill grounds.

Expect hand-made textiles, soaps, crafts, spices and rubs, preserves, jewellery, book art, ceramics, artisan gin, wellness snacks, woodwork and metal work, festive gifts and so much more! Visit the Camphill website for info.

My Refill Market - support them to crowdfund a permanent store

"My Refill Market" is now crowd funding for new a permanent store. Visit her crowdfunding page to support her https://www.crowdfunder.co.uk/my-refill-market-zero-waste-shop-in-milton-keynes

Two important MK Council meetings - 5th and 6th November

Details of two important MK Council meetings:

Tuesday 5th Nov 6.30-8.30pm at Council Chamber, Civic Office, 1 Saxon Gate East, Central Milton Keynes
MKC Cabinet Meeting: Biodiversity strategy being tabled. If anyone wants to submit a question for the cabinet at the meeting, please send email to meetings@milton-keynes.gov.uk. Cllr Emily Darlington, cabinet member for public realm, is tabling a Biodiversity Strategy in connection with MKC's ambitions to be "The Worlds Greenest City"

Links to useful documents below:
"Environmental Policy: Core Outcomes (Greenest City in the World: Physical & Natural Environment – Vision) on the cabinet meeting agenda. See document online here https://tinyurl.com/yyoqlnbb

Physical & Natural Environment: Position Statement: https://tinyurl.com/y52px2g3
(Check out the facebook page for info - https://www.facebook.com/events/950567635277193/)

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Wednesday 6th November, 7-9pm at 
Room 0.06/0.07, Civic Office, 1 Saxon Gate East, Central Milton Keynes
"Climate change task and finish group" - Planning/Housing

More details at https://www.facebook.com/events/537752547001218/


As part of the Climate change task and finish group sessions from the Milton Keynes council, the theme of this session will be Planning/Housing. Taking place in Room 0.06/0.07. see meeting agenda here > > https://tinyurl.com/yy23n879


If anyone wishes to submit comments on the topic of you can do it in a couple of ways. you can send directly send email to;
Roz Tidman, E: roslyn.tidman@milton-keynes.gov.uk, T: 07979 833268 / 01908 254589, or submit comments on https://milton-keynes.power-h2020.eu/?location=challenge&loadP=3200

The rest of the "climate change task and finish group" is scheduled as follows originally. (NB: It is subject to change now due to the elections)
6th November, theme planning/housing
11th December, theme TBC
23th Jan, theme TBC
13th Feb final report. Task group to consider it's findings, make recommendations/draw up action plan/finalise report

Sunday, 3 November 2019

Extinction Rebellion - Open Meeting - 4th November



Extinction Rebellion Milton Keynes (XR-MK) invite you to their open meeting on 4th Nov from 7.30pm @ Trinity Centre in Fishermead. Voluntary contribution of £1-2 towards cost of venue appreciated. 

7.30 - 8pm - Introduction for new members
8 - 9.30pm - Full meeting. 

Visit their facebook page for more information - https://www.facebook.com/events/411408829789817/ 

Saturday, 26 October 2019

The real trade war - 7th November

Our friends at the MK Peace and Justice Network have organised for Nick Dearden to speak to us on trade. He will talk about how trade deals are long lasting, undemocratic and promote the interests of powerful corporations. Join them at 7.30 on 7th November at MK central library or visit their Facebook page to find out more.