The Health in Your Environment (HIYE) voluntary sector forum brings together groups involved in health, social and economic regeneration and environmental issues in south Nottinghamshire, UK.

It has a particular focus on the connections between health and the environment, where health is defined in terms of well-being and quality of life, not just illness.

 

National Climate March 4 December

HIYE and Notts TUC are sponsoring a coach to London on Saturday 4 December leaving at 8:00am from the Salutation Inn, see further information and flyer.

 

The Big Climate Connection 5-6 November

Connect in your community, connect with your MP and connect the issues to stop climate chaos., see further information.

 

Coach to London for 5 December Climate Rally

If you'd like to come along and participate in the Climate Emergency Rally and 'The Wave', see flyer and booking sheet.

 

How Can We Make Copenhagen Work?

Come and join us for a panel discussion and question time on the Climate Emergency with:

  • Fiona Dear Stop Climate Chaos Coalition: Outreach Officer
  • Maddy Evans World Development Movement: Campaign Officer
  • Elaine Graham-Leigh National Campaign Against Climate Change
  • Patrick Smith Veggies Catering Campaign
  • Chair: Ian Hewitt Health In Your Environment

Thursday 12 November, 7pm
Nottingham Mechanics, North Sherwood St (opposite Orange Tree pub), NG1 4EZ
Free admission

Download flyer

 

'Beyond the Basics' climate lectures

HIYE has coordinated a series of events looking in detail at various aspects of climate change and some of the measures suggested to address it. BTB has its own website at www.hiye.org.uk/climatechange, where you'll find a record of the lectures, including speakers' presentation materials and audio clips of the full programme.

 

Open Workshop - Neo-liberalism: a health impact assessment

  • Dr David McCoy of the Peoples Health Movement (www.phmovement.org)
  • Alan Simpson MP - chair of the GN Health and Environment Partnership
  • Dr Anthony Dowd GP

Thursday 19th March 2009
6:30-8:15pm (refreshments from 6:00pm)
Nottingham Mechanics, North Sherwood Street, Nottingham

From the early 1980's through to the current credit crunch Neo-liberalism has driven economic development across the world through the 'market globalisation' process. This workshop will explore the impacts of Neo-Liberalism on peoples health and offer some insights for a more equitable and healthy approach to future development.

Please notify us by email if you are planning to attend.

 

Annual General Meeting

Thursday 19th March 2009
8:30-9:00pm
Nottingham Mechanics, North Sherwood Street, Nottingham

Our AGM will take place after the workshop, including a report of the past year and election of the Steering Group.