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Cheshire and Warrington Elected Members Briefing


Thursday, 31 January 2013 from 18:30 to 20:30 (GMT)

Cheshire and Warrington Elected Members Briefing

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CLASP (the NW’s local authority and public sector sustainability support service) is delivering a series of training and discussion sessions exclusively for elected members in the North West. The support is fully funded by the Environment Agency and the former North West Improvement and Efficiency Partnership.


The aim of the support is to empower elected members to support and encourage local progress towards a low carbon economy and more resilient local communities.  The support will particularly focus on identifying and explain new emerging issues, exploring the responsibilities of local authorities, and how members can make a difference.  

You are invited to attend a briefing on:

 Sustainability, Climate Resilience and the Low Carbon Economy

This will take place at Warrington Town Hall, on the 31st January, from 6.30 - 8.30pm.

Outline agenda:


18.00 – 18.30    Registration and refreshments


18.30                Welcome
Councillor Terry O'Neill, Warrington Borough Council 


18.45                A series of presentations, with opportunities for questions and discussion throughout, covering:


Context for low carbon development and climate resilience

  • UK and International policy
  • Current issues



Low Carbon Economy 

  • Investment, jobs and market opportunities
  • Up-skilling the workforce



Improving our Building Stock 

  • Retrofitting existing buildings
  • Low carbon design for new buildings



Low Carbon Energy Technologies 

  • Overview of different low carbon energy technologies
  • Economic and financial aspects



Climate Resilience 

  • Understanding the impact of climate and weather
  • Adapting our infrastructure, businesses and homes



20.30                Close

Do you have questions about Cheshire and Warrington Elected Members Briefing? Contact CLASP

When & Where

Town Hall
Sankey Way
WA5 1 Warrington
United Kingdom

Thursday, 31 January 2013 from 18:30 to 20:30 (GMT)

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CLASP is the local area sustainability support service, part of Climate UK CIC. 

A not-for-profit service, providing free support for public sector organisations and their partners, on dealing with the challenges of environmental resilience, reducing energy use, and renewable energy planning issues.


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