LancsCAN update

As you may be aware, CAP is one of 114 LancsCAN member organisations. Membership has grown significantly since the first Lancashire Community Climate Action Forum last May at Edgehill University which is fantastic.

New LancsCAN Climate Collaboration Workshops… coming soon! Thanks to LancsCAN Co-Leader Kayt Horsley, some money from Lancashire County Council has been secured to organise two or three new LancsCAN Climate Collaboration Workshops for later this year – watch this space!

LancsCAN Lunch & Learn programme After the first highly successful Lunch & Learn event on 25 January hosted by Harvey Hamilton-Thorpe (Ribble Rivers Trust) and presented by Sam Marine and Angela Nagorski (both at Groundwork), more are planned for the rest of the year. Details to follow soon but proposed presentation themes include energy, health (and social prescribing), transport, wildlife, education and volunteering.

LancsCAN Social Media… now up and running. Please join through on Facebook, Instagram and Linked In. There is also a LancsCAN YouTube channel on which you will be able to access content such as recorded webinars in future

Events – Some big county-wide events will be taking place later this year – please make a note for your diaries!

  • 2nd Lancashire Community Climate Action Forum – Thursday 6 June 2024, UCLan, Preston
  • Lancashire Youth Climate Conference (16-19 years) – Wednesday 30 October 2024, Blackpool

Please see LancsCAN Events page for the full list to find climate action near you

Continued Dialogue with Lancashire’s Councils The latest meeting with Lancashire’s Climate Officers took place on 5th February. This was a constructive meeting enabling all the councils to be updated on LancsCAN activities and a discussion on how the Network will be able to work more closely and collaboratively with them.

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