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Sustainable Youlgrave Meetings and Presentations

Posted Wednesday, October 10, 2007

16 November 2006: SY public launch meeting in Youlgrave.

22 February 2007: SY public launch meeting in Middleton-by-Youlgrave.

25 April 2007: SY delegation visits Vital Earth facility at Ashbourne, where all the District’s green waste gets take for composting.

Sustainable Youlgrave members at the Ashbourne Vital Earth Composting Factory

Malcolm Rich, Vital Earth Sales & Marketing Director, addresses SY
group members during our visit to the company's state of the art composting
facility at Ashbourne. Here he explains how the raw biodegradable waste rots
down in aerated outdoor vessels.

Sustainable Youlgrave visiting Vital Earth, a composting facility at Ashbourne.

Group members contemplate piles of semi-rotted waste in the covered halls.

Compost, Sustainable Youlgrave visiting this Ashbourne initiative in their quest to make Youlgrave, Derbyshire carbon neutral.

The finished article: compost ready to be bagged for sale.

30 May 2007: SY officers brief Jim Dixon, Chief Executive of the Peak District National Park.

28 June 2007: Presentation to the Friends of the Peak District AGM in Sheffield.

14 July 2007: SY has a stand at the public launch of the lengthy consultation exercise towards Youlgrave’s Parish Plan. Sustainable Youlgrave is a key partner and contributor to the emerging plan.

24 July 2007: SY officers brief Nick Hodgson, Chief Executive of Derbyshire County Council.

7 August 2007: SY officers brief Baroness Barbara Young, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, during a visit to Youlgrave on her tour of Peak District National Park.

Sustainable Youlgrave meets the Environment agency

Sustainable Youlgrave welcomes Baroness Young, Chief Executive of the Environment Agency, and Jim Dixon, Chief Executive of the Peak District National Park, during a fact-finding visit to Youlgrave in August 2007.

13 August 2007: SY officers brief David Wheatcroft, Chief Executive of Derbyshire Dales District Council.

15 September 2007: Presentation at Peak Parishes Day, Darley Dale (Peak Parishes Forum/Peak District National Park) with guided tour of Youlgrave afterwards.

29 September 2007: Presentations at 21st Century Village Conference (Peak District Sustainable Energy Group), with new SY display on view during whole day.

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Sustainable Youlgrave's Andrew McCloy at the 21st Century Village Conference in Bakewell in September 2007, next to the group's new display stand paid for by a grant from Derbyshire County Council's Greenwatch Action Grant.

19 October 2007: Presentation to Bakewell & District Civic Society.

16 October 2007: Presentation to East Midlands Regional Assembly Sustainability 'Expo' event, Rockingham, Northants.


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