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If you want to stop climate-wrecking #zombieroads, our friends at @BetterTransport have a conference on Sat 3 November.

Get trained in how to fight the road-builders on Saturday 3rd November. Road-building is back! Government and local councils are planning to spend billions of pounds on dozens of new roads over the next few years, and new 'growth' funds and devolved spending powers for local councils threaten to add hundreds more disastrous projects to this list. Local campaigners working to stop these destructive and unnecessary roads are needed more than ever, and this free event - the first of its kind since 2007 - is for anyone who is: currently campaigning to stop a road in their local area, or expects to face a road threat in the near future The day-long event will include a guide to setting up and running a campaign, briefings from successful campaigners, expert help on planning rules, plus a range of collaborative workshops for sharing skills and advice, and media and web surgeries...

Full article: http://www.bettertransport.org.uk/campaigns/roads-to-nowh...

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