Healthy City Week – energy-related events

Healthy City Week runs from 7 to 14 October with a unique series of events exploring the health and sustainability of our city. Below are events taking place relating to energy, read the full programme here:

9 Oct: Transport equity: how to close the gap?
3.15–4.45pm, Triodos Bank

Presentation and debate hosted by Bristol Health Partners SHINE health integration team highlighting socioeconomic differences in the risk of death and injury on the roads, and asking how can society tackle such inequity?

10 Oct: Getting your home ready for winter radio show
8.10–8.40am Bristol’s One Love Breakfast Radio Show: BCfm 93.2 & Ujima 98

Cold home? Hard to heat? Bills too high? What’s this about a Smart Meter? Listen in to top tips, find out who can help. Send us your questions or phone in on the day.

10 Oct: Launch of WHAM (Warmer Homes Advice and Money)
4.30–6pm Unitarian Meeting Hall, Brunswick Square

With Centre for Sustainable Energy, Talking Money and WE Care & repair. Support agencies, community-based organisations and community groups are invited to come and find out about support available to make sure that no Bristol resident goes cold at home

11 Oct: Smarter Warmer Homes: Realising benefits from smart energy technologies in vulnerable households
1.30–5pm The Foundation, St George’s Road

4-hour workshop convened by Centre for Sustainable Energy to explore the potential of smart energy technologies to improve the health and well-being of vulnerable households.

11 Oct: Neighbourhood Conversation on Air Quality
6.30–8.30pm Terrace Room, Barton Hill Settlement

Join the conversation to find out how communities can work together to reduce the impact of this invisible problem, and how we can harness data and information to create change. Jointly organised by Up Our Street and Bristol Green Capital Partnership. No need to book, just turn up.