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Year of Green Action for Communities

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‘Pledge Protect Connect’ event for the Year of Green Action

Nightingale Centre, Great Hucklow, Saturday 13th July, 10.30am to 3pm

What is it?

The ‘Pledge Protect Connect’ event is hosted by the Peak District National Park Authority. Celebrating 2019 as the Year of Green Action, it will bring together people who are already making a difference for the environment and those looking for inspiration. The event is open to everyone and is free to attend.

What’s on?

There are speakers from locally based community groups and further afield. There are stalls, displays and activities (some outdoors) throughout the day - and a children’s play area. We’d love people of all generations to come together to inspire and to be inspired. We’d like people to leave having made a pledge to do something positive for their environment – and in turn we pledge to follow this up with our practical help and a community grant* to bring your ideas to life.

Click here for a full programme of activities.

Click here for the event poster.

* for community groups and parish councils in the National Park

Drop-in or book in advance?

The event is open from 10.30am to 3pm and you can come for all or any part. Places are limited for each speaker so you can reserve a spot here.

Will there be food and drink available?

Tea, coffee, soft drinks and home-made cake will be available FREE throughout the day. A sandwich buffet is also available for a small charge of £3.50 but this must be booked in advance here and paid for in cash on the day. Please note that the venue cannot take food orders on the day and there is no shop in Great Hucklow. The nearest shops are at Tideswell or Bradwell about 2.5 miles away.

Getting there?

  • By Car. Great Hucklow is situated just off the B6049, north of the A623 (Stockport to Chesterfield road), near Tideswell. For Sat Nav use SK17 8RH. Parking is to the rear of the Centre. It will be signed and marshalled on the day. 
  • By Bus. For up to date timetables visit http://www.derbysbus.info. The 173 and 65 go through Great Hucklow.

Any Questions?

Email: adele.metcalfe@peakdistrict.gov.uk

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