Jesmond Library : Building a transport system for a sustainable society

Speaker: Katja Leyendecker Katja is an engineer and chair of the Newcastle Cycling Campaign. Her talk will cover how we can develop sustainable transport within Jesmond so that everyone, young and old, can get around more easily. Entry fee £3 About Jesmond Library Talks series: Jesmond in 2020: how it might change and how this could benefit us all A series of talks organized by Transition Jesmond to look at the future of Jesmond in the light of current trends in energy, transport and the environment. To ensure maximum benefit, attendance at the whole series is encouraged though you may[…]

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Jesmond in 2020 – urban planning in Europe

Speaker: Armelle Tardiveau Armelle is an architect and lecturer at Newcastle University. She will cover the ideas being used in a number of European cities to make them more people friendly through better urban design. Could they apply to Jesmond? Entry fee £3 About Jesmond Library Talks series: Jesmond in 2020: how it might change and how this could benefit us all A series of talks organized by Transition Jesmond to look at the future of Jesmond in the light of current trends in energy, transport and the environment. To ensure maximum benefit, attendance at the whole series is encouraged[…]

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Jesmond Library : Jesmond in 2020 pressures for change

Speaker: Tony Waterston Why does Jesmond need to change for the better? The pressure of traffic, council cuts, globalisation and climate Tony Waterston is a retired consultant paediatrician who currently leads a child health teaching programme in Palestine. The talk will cover the impact of social and environmental trends on our community over the next 20yrs. Entry fee £3

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