Withington Hosts First Environmental Youth Group Meeting

We were pleased to host the first Withington and Old Moat Environmental Youth Group on Thursday 18th November. We welcomed seven local primary schools as well as other members of Manchester City Council, including the Climate Change Officer and Head of Neighbourhoods. Withington was well represented with members of both our Junior and Senior Eco Groups in attendance.

Discussions included what schools had done to reduce their carbon footprint and suggestions on how we might influence others living or working in Withington and Old Moat to reduce their carbon footprint. The schools were asked to sign a pledge to become part of the Withington and Old Moat Environmental Youth Group. The group will meet a few times a year and work on projects together to improve lives for local residents. All pupils were very enthusiastic and collaboratively came up with some excellent ideas and we look forward to working with the other local schools in this exciting partnership.