Thanks to Aine who chaired the meetings, next meeting facilitator: Barbara
Talk from Bill Smith, Bill owned and ran Bashchurch service garage for 35 years and has an extensive knowledge of the motor trade and electric vehicles from their first introduction to the present day. This 30 min talk is packed with information and Bill can be contacted with questions.
1: We should frame proposals around the CAT Zero Carbon Britain report. This indicates that UK could reach net zero by 2030 and outlines the shape of this transition
2: Library should be an information hub for this process.
3: BRACE to use its July 4th meeting to discuss ideas to present to the July Council meeting. We should attend council meeting to better understand their remit and invite the mayor to attend at least one of our meetings. David Senior is Welshpool town Councillor who has pushed climate emergency statement for Welshpool
4: Newtown meeting, other town are going through a similar process as us, they are looking at food, energy, land transport and waste. Re convening in September with clear proposals