ACE is run by volunteers and seeks 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
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)
Offers support to projects
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 to develop projects
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
The Transport and Energy groups fell into abeyance in Covid. Anyone want to restart one or both of them?