Tackling health and climate issues in Frome

GREEN and Healthy Futures Frome hosted a conference to learn about an innovative project that is tackling local health and climate issues together, and people from Frome and across the county are invited. The event will take place at Cheese & Grain on Friday, July 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Members of Green and Healthy Futures Frome promote the event.

Organizers say, “This event will tell the story of our unique partnership and how we have joined forces to make a difference on health and climate change in our city.

“You’ll hear bursts of inspiration from guest speakers including: Dr Rita Issa (general practitioner and climate activist), Jonathan Higman (NHS Somerset), Yvonne Bignall (award-winning nature coach), Simon Roberts (CEO of the Center for Sustainable Energy) and Grace Maddrell (author of Tomorrow is Too Late), along with members of our project team – including: Dr Helen Kingston, Charlotte Carson, Nikki Brain, Jo Morris, Emma Parker and Sue Palmer – for learn more about their groundbreaking work happening here in Frome.

“Expect special tours and breakout sessions where we all have the chance to contribute and be part of the change. Our conference will inspire you to take action for your own well-being and for the future of your community. It’s a fantastic opportunity to meet like-minded people, share ideas and learn how to get involved in creating a fairer future for all.

Green & Healthy Project Manager Sue Palmer said: “The conference will be an interactive day with opportunities for two-way conversations to share ideas and tackle challenges together. We look forward to sharing our story and look forward to welcoming you!”

Jenny Hartnoll (Head of Health Connections), who will also be speaking at the conference, said, “Come and join this awesome community initiative! »

Join now to be part of the vision for a green and healthy future in Frome and beyond. Lunch is included and tickets (income adjusted with free scholarships available) can be booked here: www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/health-climate-conference-tickets-230833448057

Teresa H. Sadler