On July 14 campaigners started an 80-day 1,000 mile march from Northern Ireland to London to highlight the need for companies and government to slash the UK’s carbon emissions. The Cut the Carbon March will pass through most regions and there will be rallies and free concerts across the nation before it ends in London on October 2. The march is passing through Wales early in September. Here’s an outline of the planned events that anyone can attend.
Pub Quiz at The Bridge End, Govilon from 7:30pm.
Showing the film An Inconvenient Truth at Castle Street, Methodist Church, Abergavenny 7:30pm.
Picnic at Pontypool Park Bandstand from 4:30pm.
Barbecue at Wesley Methodist Church, Caerphilly from 7pm.
March from Caerphilly to Cardiff.
The route here will follow the Taff Trail from Nantgarw. We are inviting people to join the march at 2:30pm at Blackweir (changing rooms), on the Taff trail. Samba band, Rhythms of the City, will lead the march to Cooper’s Field for the rally at 3:30pm. At the rally, there will be music, speakers, films, comedy and stalls. Full details of the line-up still to be confirmed. Julie Morgan MP has confirmed that she will attend.
Service at City URC, Cardiff at 10:30am
Showing the film An Inconvenient Truth at Chepstow Methodist Church at 7:30pm
For more information on these events and if you are planning on attending one of them, contact the march:
Phone: 029 2084 4646
Mobile: To join the campaign text CUT to 84884
If Climate change is an issue you want the government to work harder on, you can email the Prime Minister using a pre-written statement through the ‘Cut the Carbon’ pages. To email follow this link