Ballymena ASAP As Sustainably As Possible EVENT

Workshop – Monday 30th January : 11.00-16.00 : BRAID CENTRE – THEATRE
A Baglady Productions event supported by: DoEni, Ballymena Borough Council, NI Environment Link, Patton, Moy Park, Ballymena Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Federation of Small Businesses, schools, and Bagladys’ friends and family.

This workshop is to provide information, raise awareness, and demonstrate to the people of Ballymena that by working together, as one, they can succeed in Living ASAP [As Sustainably As Possible]

Presentations on Living ASAP will be given by DOEni, Ballymena BC and Patton.

Lunch will be prepared by Braid Centre in-house catering team who have accepted the ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ challenge and will prepare an ASAP meal.

After lunch smaller groups from business, community, council and schools will be facilitated by Jim Kitchen to decide how they will help each other to work collectively as a community, to Live ASAP and promote Ballymena as a Centre of Excellence. Jim is currently working for the Soil Association, previously the NI Director of the Sustainable Development Commission, he also established and developed the NI office of WWF.

There is no charge for this event.

To raise awareness of environmental issues amongst Ballymena communities principally waste reduction, and energy
To increase the amount of recycling in Ballymena area
To empower communities in transition to living As Sustainably As Possible
To facilitate networking and promote sharing of information and experience amongst Ballymena’s NGOs, clustered Community Groups and businesses
Develop partnerships to support local community in Living ASAP

Ballymena ASAP As Sustainably As Possible Workshop – Monday 30th January 11.00-16.00 BRAID CENTRE- Theatre
Baglady Productions email: [email protected] Tel:07803020479
11.00 Registration, Fair Trade Coffee and Tea [saw music by Diane Wilson]
11.30 Introduction and Welcome – Mayor of Ballymena. Message from Baglady in Blue Mountains Australia.
11.45 Laughter warm up with Jacky Ingram!
12.00 Owen Lyttle, Environment Policy Department, Department for the Environment NI
12.15 Clive Kyle, Assistant Director, Development, Leisure & Culture Services. Property maintenance, Energy & Licensing Section, Ballymena Borough Council
12.30 Liam McEvoy, Environment and Waste Manager, Patton
12.45 Ian Garner WRAP – funding support from community
During lunch showing an information tables available
13.00 Lunch – ‘Love Food Hate Waste’ challenge to Braid in-house catering team [music by Willie Drennan]
13.45 Workshop – facilitated by Jim Kitchen of Transition Town Whitehead and Soil Association – ‘Developing partnerships, empowering communities in Sustainable actions’
14.45 Networking Fair Trade Tea and Coffee
15.15 Conclusion and summary from tables
15.45 Close

email [email protected] to receive a form ready to complete and return!
‘Developing partnerships, empowering communities in Sustainable actions’ Workshop – 13.45-15.15 facilitating maximum 30 participants

Attendees are asked to submit a short description suggesting how the organisation they represent proposes working towards Living ASAP.
contact Rachael for further information or to discuss tel:02891878997; email [email protected]

Postal forms can be requested in writing from :
Iris Cody
Baglady Productions
29 Russell Manor, Ballyclare, BT39 9YR
Or email: [email protected] ; or Phone: 07803020479

There is no charge for this event.

Braid Event Invite - 30 January

Braid Event Invite – 30 January

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