What can we expect in environment and energy in 2023? The New Year brings a new opportunity to address environment and energy issues – but what can we expect from 2023? Join us at the Environment and Energy Network online Tuesday 24 February, 1pm – 2.30pm to find out. We will be joined by Sue Brookin, Partnership Support Officer, West Midlands Fire Service who will be sharing information on the Fire Service, including on the impact of winter warmth and cost of living pressures on fire safety in the home. We will also be having our usual updates on energy bills, policy, funding, consultations and more. The Last Meeting The last meeting took place on 13 December 2022 online. Details of the session, and of previous meetings are available at: https://www.bvsc.org/environment-and-energy-network-resources Joining the Network Membership of the network is FREE and will be facilitated by BVSC. The Network will meet online for 1.5 hours at least once a month. If you can’t make the next meeting, we’d still love for you to be involved. Click here to register and you will be provided with a link to join. Email [email protected] for further information. Future Meeting Dates 2023 February – Tuesday 14, 1pm – 2.30pm March – Tuesday 14, 1pm – 2.30pm April – Tuesday 25, 1pm – 2.30pm May – Tuesday 16, 1pm – 2.30pm June – Tuesday 13, 1pm – 2.30pm July – Tuesday 11, 1pm – 2.30pm August – No Meeting! Holidays! September – Tuesday 19, 1pm – 2.30pm October – Tuesday 17, 1pm – 2.30pm November – Tuesday 21, 1pm – 2.30pm December – Tuesday 12, 1pm – 2.30pm Benefits of Environment & Energy Network Membership Networking with organisations from across the Birmingham City VCFSE sector interested in environment and energy issues Information sharing on environment & energy funding, policy, strategy, research, peer learning, training, resources and volunteering Engaging the wider VCFSE sector on environment and energy issues through the Sector’s ‘Engage for Good’ Forum; linking in with BVSC Employment & Skills Network re Green Economy; linking with Greener Birmingham Developing relationships with key public and private sector partners on environment and energy issues Collaboration on partnership projects, services, activities, events and actions Supporting a collective VCFSE voice and campaigns on environment & energy across Birmingham City Anything else you might find useful!