This is the latest news from the West Lothian and Falkirk Eco-Congregation network.
For archived articles prior to June 2012 please click here.
Please click on the link to read the latest notes from the West Lothian network meeting: 130522 West Lothian and Falkirk Network Notes
Thank you to Marjory McGhie for sharing this lovely photo of the Eco-Group with us.
West Lothian Community Health and Care Partnership are holding a small conference on the morning of Saturday 15th June at Oatridge College. This is for anyone interested in taking on a public space in West Lothian (such as planters outside buildings and raised beds in parks or on the high street) in order to grow food, similar to the EATS initiative in Fife.
St Ninian’s Craigmailen Church has received their first Eco-Congregation Award. Congratulations!
Principally the award was received for:
- Their work with the Brownies’ Quiet Garden – which contributed to Linlithgow’s ‘Burgh Beautiful’ portfolio
- Their work with the church grounds making it a very attractive and peaceful atmosphere
- Their an annual hosting of children and their teachers from the Chernobyl region
- Promoting donations to the West Lothian Food Bank and purchase of Fair Trade products
- Installing extra lagging and insulation in the church’s heating system and wall and loft insulation in the Manse.
Photo borrowed from: http://www.stninianscraigmailen.org.uk/index.html
The Award cermony will take place on Sunday 19th May at 11am at their special Creation Eco-Service. All welcome!
The next meeting of the Eco-Congregation Falkirk and West Lothian Network is on Wednesday 22nd May, 7.30pm at St Ninian’s Craigmailen Church in their Longcroft Hall, West Port, Linlithgow (for map see http://tinyurl.com/cm6q9u6).
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The theme for the evening will be about “Food” with Guest Speakers Tom Conn (West Lothian Council, Chair of the Environment Policy Development & Scrutiny Panel) on Waste Food Collection and Marshall Green on West Lothian Food Bank.