The Hub and Action Circles are all volunteers.
ACE wants to involve people across all
communities in Ashburton and the surrounding villages in practical actions that connect us,
create community, combat social isolation,
teach new skills and encourage healthy and sustainable lifestyles and resilience.
Meets regularly to coordinate policy, communication, financial issues and
Sends out a regular newsletter, hosts
the Facebook page and this website
Runs Community meetings (post Covid)
Meets with the ‘Action Circles’ to offer
support, review progress and synergies
Coordinates Partnerships, responses to consultations and lobbying
The Wild Side
Food Farming & Forestry
Agriculture accounts for 7% of CO2 emissions nationally.
Transport accounts for 27% of CO2 emissions nationally.
Transport accounts for 26% of CO2 emissions nationally.
Repair, Reuse & Recycle
Meet regularly to develop projects - currently over 20 projects are being developed
Organise public theme-based meetings to encourage interest, offer hands on experience, education and individual involvement
Draw on the considerable professional and user experience of local residents
Seek to learn from other local and national groups
Produce topic-based local directories
Seek views of local people through questionnaires and dialogue
Research existing ideas, projects, data and policies
Encourage and welcome new volunteers