Apple pressing in Great Ayton

Have you got any apples this year that you would like to turn into lovely juice?

Come to Yatton House, Great Ayton on Friday 23rd September and have a go at pressing them. To book a slot, between 1pm and 3pm, email or phone 0777 3048250.

There is a charge of £5 per slot to cover costs and you will need to bring your own bottles.

Further apple pressing dates will be shared once confirmed. 

Restoring peat on the North York Moors

Come and find out about the work of the Yorkshire Peat Partnership. The Partnership are restoring peatlands in the Yorkshire Dales and North York Moors with the goal to restore and conserve upland peat resources in order to ensure the long-term future of these unique and valuable habitats.

The talk will be followed by a short update on the work of the Climate Action group.

All welcome.

Our usual group meetings will restart on Tuesday 18th October in The Globe, Stokesley. 

CASaV AGM – 21st July 2022

The Annual General Meeting of Climate Action Stokesley and Villages

will be held in Stokesley Town Hall

on Thursday 21st July 2022, starting at 7:30pm.

The short AGM will be followed by a presentation from Jos Holmes, Climate Change Policy Officer for North Yorkshire County Council, to be followed by discussion on how we can work with the new North Yorkshire Council officers and councillors to bring about faster and deeper change in response to the climate and nature emergencies.

All welcome to come and join us. 

Matters to be covered at the meeting will include the following:

  1. Report on activities since the start of the group in July 2019.
  2. Report on finances for July 2019 – June 2022.
  3. Election of the steering group as per our constitution.
  4. Resolution to amend the termination clause (22) in the constitution to:

“The group shall be wound up by a vote at a General Meeting called for that purpose. Notice of intention to wind up the group must be sent to all members at least 14 days before any such meeting. Any remaining assets must go to a charity or not-for-profit organisation. At the meeting where it is decided to close the group, a decision shall also be taken as to which charity or not-for-profit organisation will receive the assets.”

Voting by CASaV members (as of the 23rd June 2022) shall be in advance of the meeting and a show of hands on the night.

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Food, farming and environment

It was great to see over 60 people turn out for our food, farming and environment event organised jointly with Stokesley Deanery Environment Network. We heard from Howard Petch CBE former Principal of Bishop Burton College and local famers Robert Campbell MBE former Chairman of the national organisation LEAF (Linking Environment and Farming) and David Hugill.

If you weren’t able to make it, then listen to the podcast created by Richard Bradshaw for Leven Online.

Howard Petch speaking