As part of the National Conversation on ‘The Wales We Want’, the Institute of Welsh Affairs, Cynnal Cymru and the Commissioner for Sustainable Futures are holding an Energy Summit in Cardiff on 15 October to debate how we meet Wales’ energy supply, security needs and resilience by 2050. This event will bring together the key figures in a conversation on what is the best option for Wales’ energy future to inform a report by Peter Davies, the Commissioner for Sustainable Futures, to the First Minister’s Energy Group. Details and booking here.
Alan Bowring, Fforest Fawr Geopark Officer, will talk about 500 million years of geology and landscape change in this part of the Brecon Beacons at an Abergavenny Civic Society meeting on Monday, 8 September at 7.30 in the Brecon Suite in the Angel Hotel – £2 for non-members.
The County Council has an extensive programme of daytime roadshows to talk to the public about how to work with them to face the challenge of budget cuts. The programme has yet to appear on their web site, but the roadshows will be at Monmouth Market on 19 September, Usk on 22 September, Caldicot on 23 September, Abergavenny ‘Red Square’ on 24 September and Chepstow on 25 September. There are also to be public meetings at Monmouth Leisure Centre on 1 October, Caldicot Leisure Centre on 2 October, Abergavenny Leisure Centre on 6 October, Usk PS on 8 October and Chepstow Leisure Centre on 9 October – all starting at 6pm.