By Cheshire East Council - 25th October 2012 7:01am
Would you like to learn how to shave pounds off your shopping bill?
Cheshire East Council is hosting a training day to show people how to do just that — and become a Waste Reduction Volunteer (WRV) for the Council.
Over a month the average family throws away £50 worth of food, as most of the waste that ends up in our black bin becomes dinner table scraps.
The Council is now looking to recruit WVRs who can spread the word about the benefits of home composting and reducing household food waste.
The Council would like to hear from people who want to take part in a day's training at St Peter's Church, Elworth, Sandbach on November 3rd.
Volunteer Sally Hoare, from Wilmslow said: "Being a volunteer has lots of benefits and I've met some great, like-minded people.
"I am passionate about doing my bit to help save the planet and enjoy talking about ways to reduce food waste at events like this throughout the year. I would definitely recommend it".
Volunteers will receive training, travel expenses and membership of the WRV reward scheme.
Anyone interested in becoming a WRV should visit www.cheshireeast.gov.uk/recycling to sign up, or telephone the project coordinator on: 01270 686094.
popular recent storiesAlso in the news
The funeral of 7 year old Lewis Crossley who recently lost his battle with T-cell acute lymphoblastic leukaemia, will take place on Wednesday 15th November at St. James, Audlem.It is expected there will be a very big turnout of people wanting to celebrate Lewis' life so the village may be busy for the duration of the service.Our picture is from the Stoke Sentinel website, showing Lewis...
The new Audlem Public Hall Annexe will be opened today by Sarah Callander Beckett, High Sheriff of Cheshire. All residents are welcome to celebrate the opening of the new facility. There will be free bubbly and nibbles for up to 500 people.Come and look round the new Annexe facilities. Audlem Voices will be there to sing their hearts out to celebrate the occasion. We also have entertainment in...
What a wonderful afternoon it was as the Public hall annexe was officially opened. Several hundred residents from the Audlem and surrounding villages gathered to see the High Sheriff of Cheshire, our local MP, Leader of Cheshire East Council and Parish Council Leader open the Annexe to our Public Hall.The Duffy Boys started the event in a light hearted manner with their own song about "a...
Meet in Audlem Car Park at 9.30am
Methodist Meeting Rooms
Aston Methodsist Church