The Newsletter of
Power Up! 2006
Join us for Power
Up! 2006, Friends of the Earth's Rights & Justice residential weekend, 19th-21st
May 2006, Harborne Hall, Birmingham.
"POWER UP in Barnsley  was MEGA, my local council have been shocked by us because of the training I have had." John Tombs, Teesside.
"I went to Power Up last year. I completely recommended it if you fancy spending the weekend with a great crowd of people, sharing hilarious stories of toe-curlingly pathetic local authority attempts not to release information - and learning how to outwit them. The most fun you can have with a bunch of planning documents!" Karen Leach, Birmingham.
to take action
Power Up! is an exciting opportunity to make your local campaign more powerful and effective. Through a series of workshops we will demystify the powerful new planning system and freedom of information laws. You will learn how these tools and others can help you make a bigger impact when tackling local community issues. The Rights & Justice residential weekend is ideally suited for anyone involved in community campaigns or site-specific environmental campaigning. You need not be a member of Friends of the Earth to join us, nor do you need to be an expert.
Power Up! is an opportunity to:
The residential will take place at Harborne
Hall, Birmingham, which has:
Friends of the Earth is covering most of the
costs of the weekend, but do still need to charge £60 for each guest which
will include all meals and accommodation. Grants will be available. Supported
by and attending:
Want to know more? Contact Tim Sander (Planning Co-ordinator) on 0113 389 9954, or e-mail: email@example.com.