At a meeting of the full council on Thursday 25 July 2019, Warwickshire County Council (WCC) has unanimously declared a climate change emergency. The meeting took place on the day reported by the BBC as the hottest July day on record in the UK.
At the meeting the Council quoted the United Nations Improvement Panel on Climate Change’s findings on the environmental repercussions of failing to act, including rising sea levels, crop failures, extinction and global economic crisis.
the new name for CSW Sport
On 5 July 2019, at the Coventry, Solihull & Warwickshire Summer School Games county festival, the hosts for the event will announce the launch of their new name; ‘Think Active’.
WDC Report- The three newly elected District Councillors are Cllr George Illingworth (Chair of WDC), Cllr Richard Hales (Portfolio holder for Finance) and Cllr John Cooke (Portfolio holder for Planning). Cllr George Illingworth has represented Abbey Ward on the District Council for 12 years. At the first meeting of the new Full Council, Councillors unanimously agreed to declare a ‘climate emergency’.
Please see below a case study promoting the really powerful role local councils can play in supporting and even initiating rural community businesses in their areas. With thanks to Philip Vincent at the Plunkett Foundation for helpfully producing the Thorncombe case study.
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