Housing, Food and Flooding: A Public Meeting in Wallingford: All Welcome!
This free public meeting in Wallingford will focus on Housing, Food and Flooding as these are key linked topics in Oxfordshire with implications for our future.
Wednesday 19 October 2016, 7:30pm start, at Wallingford Town Hall, Market Place, Wallingford OX10 0EG
This meeting is arranged by the Oxfordshire Green Party.
HOUSING: Sue Roberts, a former Wallingford Town councillor and campaigner, will focus on housing challenges in the South Oxfordshire area.
FOOD: Steve Dawe, who has lectured in Development Studies for 3 different universities, will explain how the UK needs to work on improving food security for the future and food sovereignty, where we gain more control over the food we produce and eat.
FLOODING: Richard Harding, of the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology, will talk on flooding in the area, touching on the Western Conveyance Channel, the flood alleviation scheme that may bring a lot more water towards Wallingford (and Abingdon), pressures on water supply and the increasing potential for flash flooding.
The meeting will be chaired by Dr. Helen Gavin.
We hope to see you. Please register your interest for this free event, so we have an idea of numbers. Thank you!