Stockton South MP Talks Climate Change and Renewable Energy

passionate Ingleby Barwick volunteer lobbied Stockton South MP Dr Paul Williams about the importance of providing renewable energy for the world’s poorest communities and tackling climate change concerns.  


Chrstine Renshaw with her local MP, Dr Paul Williams

Christine Renshaw met with Mr Williams at his constituency surgery on Saturday August 23 and spoke on behalf of CAFOD.
After the meeting, the Stockton South MP agreed to write to Theresa May about issues surrounding climate change and renewable energy.

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York teens sleep on streets and walk 15 miles For CAFOD

A group of 14 selfless York teenagers have raised over £800 for CAFOD after some impressive fundraising efforts, including a 15 mile walk and a night sleeping on the streets of York.

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The money raised bought a community water gift supply

The youngsters, who are all aged between 15 and 17, were raising the money as part of their experience with the National Citizen Service (NCS), which involves youngsters in social action projects to help them build skills for life and work.

The money raised was used to buy a CAFOD community water supply gift, which will help a community establish their own supply of clean, safe water by providing the materials and training to build and maintain handpumps and water tanks.

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Ingleby Barwick Harvest Fast Day Gathering

CAFOD Middlesbrough supporters and volunteers are invited to join together for a gathering to mark the start of the Harvest Fast Day appeal.  

Harvest Fast Day

CAFOD’s Harvest fast Day is on Friday October 6

The meeting at St Therese of Lisieux Church in Ingleby Barwick will be an opportunity to meet with other CAFOD supporters and volunteers.

The gathering is open to anyone and will take place at 7pm on Wednesday September 20.

CAFOD representative in Middlesbrough, David Cross, said: “This is a great opportunity to learn more about CAFOD and the Harvest Fast Day appeal for El Salvador.

“Everybody who attends will be made to feel very welcome and I am looking forward to it.”

CAFOD’s Harvest Fast Day takes place on Friday October 6. To find out more, visit our website.