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  • June Newsletter
  • Cumbria Carbon Baseline
    The Carbon Baseline report produced for Cumbria County Council by Small World Consulting is now available. .
  • Cumbria Coal Mine – Latest developments and how to object
    Cumbria CC’s Development Control and Regulation Committee has, in effect, withdrawn it’s previous decision to approve the Whitehaven Coal MIne, in order to allow West Cumbria Mining to submit revised proposals which they think will be harder to challenge in the courts.   The deadline for …

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  • Contribute to a film project
    Make the March is an arts and environmental project designed to bring communities together to keep climate change on the agenda.  On the 5th of June (World Environment day) Lara and others are launching a campaign to get as many people to Make the March by …

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  • Waste into Wellbeing Newsletters
    Waste into Wellbeing news is now available via the SLACC website. Head over to this page for access. http://slacc.org.uk/kendal-peoples-cafe/
  • SLACC Lawyers Write Urgent Legal Letter to CumbriaCC
    Richard Buxton Solicitors have written an urgent legal letter to Cumbria County Council on behalf of South Lakes Action on Climate Change, detailing how we believe the granting of planning permission to West Cumbria Mining for the new coal mine at Whitehaven would be unlawful. …

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  • Volunteers sought for New Food Hub @155Stricklandgate
    Interested in helping reduce the carbon footprint of Kendal?    There are a range of team  roles available to suit interests and time available.  Contact us on slacc@slacc.org.uk for a discussion. Details on this poster:  HUB VOLUNTEER ROLES POSTER
  • SLACCtt letter to “call in” the proposed Whitehaven Coal Mine
    South Lakes Action on Climate Change – towards transition (SLACCtt) request that the Secretary of State “call in” the following planning application for his own consideration. Here you can find a copy of the SLACC letter to the Planning Casework Unit (March 2019) We look forward to …

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  • Whitehaven Coal Mine HEARING POSTPONED
    Cumbria County Council (CCC) have postponed the hearing for the proposed coal mine at to Tuesday 19 March Please click below for online updates of the date of the hearing and any associated protests  Coal mining has got to be stopped. The carbon emissions from this proposal would …

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  • Pollination Project Update June 2018
    Thanks to Ian Rodham, our co-ordinator for the Pollination Project and to the Schools and groups who are engaging again this year with the plots on Kendal’s old canal towpath.
  • Newsletter June 2017
    We know that GDPR meant that we lost a number of subscribers.    If you are not receiving the Newsletter please e mail us at slaclimatechange@googlemail.com
  • SLACC joins with The People’s Cafe and Zero Waste Kendal
    Exciting times in slacc tt as we join forces with The People’s cafe and Zero Waste Kendal.  With this space for further developments.
  • Laurie Michaelis writes objection letter to CumbriaCC
    Laurie  Michaelis was a Lead Author on several Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) reports, including the Special Report on Emission Scenarios.  He continues to serve as an Expert Reviewer for the IPCC, including the Special Report on Global Warming 1.5°C currently in development. Laurie is the Quakers …

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  • Pollination Project Update Oct 2017
    Congratulations to all the children and volunteers who have helped to plant 10,000 wildflower plug plants this autumn in the trial plots on the Kendal Towpath.  We now look forward to seeing the results next summer.
  • Pollination Project Update Aug 2017
    September is going to be a busy month.  Check out the dates of various activities, many of which need volunteers.    The pollination project is grant funded by The Ernest Cook Trust. 16th/17th Sept  SLACC volunteers needed to complete any raking off from plots 18th …

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  • AGM Minutes & Slides April 2017
    The AGM took place on 23rd March after an excellent presentation on Peak Oil by Ian Chapman.      Attached below are the minutes of the meeting plus slides and references from Ian Chapman.  Unfortunately the report is too large a file to be accepted …

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