Who are we?
In August 2021, Aylsham Town Council declared a climate emergency looking towards achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2030. The council formed a group – ACE (Aylsham Climate Emergency) and this community-led membership set up five sub-groups, each working towards a strategy to achieve this.
It’s not just about reducing carbon emissions on a local scale, but also raising awareness of global climate change.
Each sub-group will target the main areas which contribute to the crisis. If you would like to get involved, or if you have a project for consideration, please…
The strategy guidelines:
We aim to:
What is ACE?
ACE has been formed as a result of the Town Council declaring a Climate Emergency.
It consists of some Town Councillors but is mainly comprised of interested members of the community.
Who sits on ACE?
Town Councillors Trevor Bennett, Mary Evans and Patrick Prekopp
District Councillors Sue Catchpole and Steve Riley
When does it meet?
ACE normally meets every month on the first Monday at 7:00pm.
Agendas for future meetings are available at least 3 days beforehand, and minutes published within two weeks.
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