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4. Spokes Spring Public Meeting, Augustine United Church, Edinburgh, Wed 23rd March

The meet­ing will be a hust­ings for the May 5th Holyrood elec­tions – with an excit­ing line-up of speak­ers, and a new format to enable max­im­um test­ing of and engage­ment with each can­did­ate!! Candidates for the Parliament from the 5 main parties will each speak for 5 minutes about cyc­ling in the con­text of their wider trans­port policies.  They will then spend 10 minutes each in sub­groups of the audi­ence, so that each can­did­ate gets a real grilling – by you!!

 

Time… 7.30pm; open 6.45 for cof­fee, stall, exhib­i­tion and chat.

For more info email: symonds­mark [at] hot­mail [dot] com or go to Spokes web­site:

http://www.spokes.org.uk/wordpress/2011/02/holyrood-hustings-23-march/

 

5. World of Work Glow Meeting – Renewable Energy Sector, 2 -3pm, 23rd March

The renew­able energy sec­tor is set to become one of the fast­est grow­ing sec­tors in Scotland, offer­ing many excit­ing career oppor­tun­it­ies for young people. Join this inter­act­ive Glow meet to find out more. Participants will have the oppor­tun­ity to take part in chal­lenges, ask ques­tions and learn about the career paths taken by three indi­vidu­als. This meet is broadly aimed at learners in sec­ond­ary schools but may be of interest to primary schools too.

 

Join this Glow meet on the 23rd March 2011 in the World of Work Wednesday Glow meet room athttp://bit.ly/glowWOWW.

Please dir­ect tech­nic­al quer­ies regard­ing Glow to Jennifer McDougall on emailj [dot] mcdou­gall [at] LTScotland [dot] org [dot] uk. All oth­er quer­ies should be dir­ec­ted to Ian Menzies, Development Officer (Developing Global Citizens) on email: i [dot] men­zies [at] LTScotland [dot] org [dot] uk or Tel: 0141 282 5160.

 

6. SDE Network Conference, Godfrey Thomson Hall, Universty of Edinburgh, 31st March

The SDE Network’s annu­al con­fer­ence is an oppor­tun­ity for the SDE com­munity to meet, talk, share and learn.  This year’s Keynote Speaker will by Prof Tim Kasser, author of Common Cause and The High Price of Materialism.  There will also be a var­ied pro­gramme of work­shops where del­eg­ates can share know­ledge, devel­op skills and learn prac­tic­al activ­it­ies.

 

Cost – £50 for non-mem­bers or £20 for SDE Network Members. Places at this event are lim­ited.

To book your place please con­tact Abi Cornwall: coordin­at­or [at] sden­et­work [dot] org, tel: 07506 189 600

 

7. Growing Communities in Scotland, Edinburgh Regional Meeting, 5th April

This is a great oppor­tun­ity to meet oth­er people involved with com­munity and thera­peut­ic farms, gar­dens and grow­ing pro­jects in the Edinburgh area. On this day there will be an look at the work of the Grassmarket Community Project, a work­shop on top tips for grant fund­ing suc­cess, and a vis­it to the Royal Edinburgh Hospital Community Garden.

 

For more inform­a­tion email: naomi [at] farmgarden [dot] org [dot] uk or tel: 0131 623 7058.

 

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