One Planet York ‘Healthy City’ conference

One Planet York is collaborating with York Health and Wellbeing Board to hold its next annual conference, ‘healthy city,’ on Tuesday 12th June; part of the University of York ‘Festival of Ideas’.

Around 20 local organisations will be taking part in the conference, which includes ten workshops. In addition to local representatives, there will be speakers from as far Newcastle, London and Somerset taking part, together with a demonstration of a locally produced, state of the art, Optare electric bus on display for all to see.

Liberal Democrat Executive Members, Cllr Andrew Waller and Cllr Carol Runciman, will be taking part on the day, sharing their expertise on matters relating to environment and health respectively.

This is One Planet York’s 3rd annual event, prompting a more sustainable, resilient and healthy future for everyone in York. The conference will begin at 10.00am in the Ron Cooke Hub at the University of York.

Cllr Andrew Waller, Liberal Democrat Executive Member for the Environment, said:

“I am delighted that this year’s One Planet York annual conference will be attended by such a wide range of organisations, both locally and across the UK.”

“One Planet York supports a growing network of local organisations to make York a more sustainable city. To emphasise the range of subjects covered by the campaign, this year has led on Health and Wellbeing.”

“It will be a great way to exchange good ideas, and for those residents who are unable to attend, there will be lots of information posted online and on social media to spread the messages”.



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