Community Composting Opportunities in Cheshire

27 February 2013 17:30 - 27 February 2013 20:00

Neston Community & Youth Centre on Burton Road, Neston, Cheshire

The doors open at 5:30pm with refreshments with the programme of presentations starting at 6.00pm. This event is part of an initial project that is being funded by Cheshire West & Chester Council to find community organisations that would like to get involved in community composting and find promising places where it would fit well.

Why would you bother to turn out on a damp February week-night? Well, first of all there will be some nice warming refreshments and the chance to meet up with other people in the area with an interest in growing and community activities. But the main reason, we think, is that you would also like to hear about community composting and how the CCN (that’s us, the Community Composting Network), are working to help/promote its uptake in the Ellesmere Port and Neston areas. We'd like to show you what community composting is (there is not just one model), and to hear from you how you think it might help your project or growing activities.

Outline of the programme:
17:30 Registration and refreshments
18:00 Housekeeping and welcome
18:05 Project Introduction
18:25 What is Community Composting?
18:55 Discussion
19:10 BREAK
19:30 Liverpool Rotters – a presentation by CCN member organisation
19:50 Questions & answers
20:00 Summary & Close

The organisations CCN works with are 'not-for-profit', locally managed/governed groups working for the benefit of their communities. Obviously it also helps if you are interested in gardening and growing (especially fruit and veg), because then you have an immediate reason to make and use compost. But not all our members do this, sometimes they make compost to return to the householders. You are very welcome to contact us beforehand if you would like to know more how your group could become involved with the project and become Community Composters we'd like to hear from you

How to book a place
The event is free but we do need a booking from you to ensure we have enough space, chairs and refreshments.
A booking form is available to download here; or you can email Hollie Hayward at info@communitycompost.org; or phone 0114 258 0483.



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