Looking at our members we have realised that many people join with an existing interest. Some are keen on grow-your- own vegetables, others are turned on by power generation, some by passing on skills to rising generations, some by composting, cycling or recycling, etc.
The steering group had been concentrating on awareness raising events or films in preparation for a “Great Unleashing” event and formation of subgroups.
However things are moving forward apace.
The Heart and Soul group has been effective at looking at personal change and inner transition.
The Weymouth Energy Action Group looks set to fill a the niche for low carbon home enthusiasts. Active groups are seen to be the way ahead.
To help this grassroots evolution there have been a series of meetings looking at vision and mission. These have clarified our goals and methods. This being to move towards a positive happier society with more local resilience. The full text will shortly be on the website along with a re-vamped front screen to direct folk to sub-groups more readily.
We are moving forward with renewed momentum in 2010.