United we stand…

Sustainable communities working together towards financial independence.

In these tough economic times how do ‘community led’ sustainability projects maintain momentum? What strategies/income generating options exist or could be developed, and how can communities work together to increase the effect of what they do?

You are invited to attend a gathering of active communities in Scotland to discuss these ideas and to consider some of our options.  Click here to book a place

Date: 5th March 2011
Time: 9.30am (for registration) till 5pm
Venue: Oatridge College, Ecclesmachan, BROXBURN, West Lothian EH52 6NH (click for map)

There will be a free minibus between Linlithgow railway station and the venue

Cost

This event is free. You can also get help with travel costs.

Speakers

Tim Helwig Larsen (author of the Zero Carbon Britain Report) – Energy Bank
Georgy Davis – Community Energy Scotland, Development Officer for SE Scotland
James Hiddinga – Ethica Solutions Scotland Ltd.

A diverse range of speakers will highlight some of the ways that communities can work together on income generating projects. There will be opportunities to work in depth with the speakers and get a real insight into the range of projects they are engaged with. There will also time to talk with people from other communities, to share your own thoughts and ideas and hear from others.

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