Portsmouth Friends of the Earth

PFOE Activities June 2019

As part of our air quality campaign, we want to encourage drivers not to leave their engines running whilst stationary. Please send us your suggestions for the best places to talk to them and hand out anti-idling leaflets.

pfoeinfo@gmail.com

Monday 15th July – Planning Meeting & Summer Social . at 7pm Join us for our summer social! Regular attendees will be emailed shortly with the details. If it's the first time you're coming along please email: pfoeinfo@gmail.com

Note for your diary

Saturday 17th August – Walk in Cosham & Wymering . Details will follow in our next newsletter - or come along to our social on 15 July to find out sooner!

Other Local Events and Campaigns

Thursday 11th July – Portsmouth Green Drinks . 7:30pm meet at the top of Peronne Road. Walk at Hilsea Lines with Countryside Officer exploring the nature, history and public access.

Saturday 13th July – Love Our Oceans . 10-12 Free climate change event at St Mary's Church, Fratton. There will be displays, activities for children and speakers from A Rocha and the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Wildlife Trust.

Saturday 13th July – Wildlife Watch . 10-12 Southsea Beach Fun! Wildlife Watch is for 5-15 year olds. The emphasis is on family learning and all children must be accompanied by an adult. Please make sure you come prepared with suitable outdoor clothing and footwear. Suggested donation £5 per child.

Wednesday 17th July – Reusable Wipes Workshop . 8pm PO4 9JL. Considering switching to cloth wipes? Then, come along to our workshop. Delphine & Stephanie will show you how to make them using fabric scraps and pre-loved towel. Book your free place.

Saturday 20th July – Repair Cafe Portsmouth . 10:30–1pm at Buckland URC, 174 Kingston Road, Fratton, Hampshire, PO2 7LP. This is a free repair service for your broken appliances, stuck zips, rusty tools, old bicycles and holey jumpers.

National Campaigns

Tell the UK government to double tree cover

Rivers near you might be turning into plastic waterways.

Take the Plastic Challenge