Saturday March 30th 10.30am – 4pm
John Paul II Conference Centre, Bicester
Webb Court, Causeway, Bicester OX26 6AW
This event is open to all those who oppose plans for the proposed Oxford-Cambridge Expressway.
The event is in two parts: the morning will look at the problems raised by this plan and what we can do to stop the plan going forward; the afternoon will look at how we work to build a campaign across the region.
10.45 Stopping the Expressway – why we are here
- Paul Miner, Council for Protection of Rural England
- Sarah Foxcroft, No Expressway
11.20 The impacts of the Expressway
- Housing Richard Hardman, Oxfordshire CPRE
- Transport Chris Todd, Campaign for Better Transport
- Countryside BBOWT (tbc)
- Climate and Environment Oxford FoE
12.15 What are we going to do about this? – Workshops
- Challenging the process
- Effective communication
- Building the campaign and grass roots action
1.00 Next steps
1.20 Lunch and networking
How do we do this?
2.00 Group discussion 1 – on the four ‘impacts’ discussed in the morning
2.50 Group discussion 2 – building the campaign
3.45 Next steps.
The conference is free (but donations are requested). Tea / coffee is provided, attendees should bring lunch. Local organisations are encouraged to bring examples of posters, leaflets etc. from their own campaigning work.
Please are limited: please reserve a place here: http://stoppingtheexpressway.eventbrite.co.uk