The Network has been set up by B&NES Council on behalf of the Environmental Sustainability Partnership to provide a place where people from across the district can easily communicate with each other around ideas and opportunities related to environmental sustainability.
The Network is intended to be used by; interested individuals, members or representatives of community groups, organisations, officers, practioners, schools, churches; or anyone with a personal or professional interest in environmental sustainability related topics.
As a non-member you can view most pages of the Network, but when you join and become a Member, you can participate in all the features of the Network and you will be kept up to date with a regular summary of news and events.
When you become a Member, please read the 'Terms and Conditions' before contributing any content to the Network.
Join the Network: If you are joining the network as an Organisation / Business / Councilor / Council Officer / Community Group, please set up your account using your proper name, your official email address (if you have one) and job title (if applicable). Please be aware that you are representing your organisation in the public domain when using this Network.
Events - you can create an event and invite Members and people from your own email account to join. You can also publicise it through Twitter and Facebook. Or you can make it a private event, that only people you invite will see - great for organising meetings and events that aren't open to everyone.
Topic Groups - you can join a Topic Group to discuss opportunities in more detail and publicise news that is specifically related to that topic. If you join, you will be informed when new information is published in that Group. Please create a new Group if there is one you think should be set up.
Photos -you can upload photos of your event or project. Please make sure you have full permisson to use any photos you upload, and please name and add a description for each.
Help - if you are having any problems or need assistance with using the Network, please visit the Help page.
Using information from other sources: you can publish text from other websites / sources, but please make sure you reference it at the top: include the Title, name of the website / author, the date it was published and provide a hyperlink back to the source
e.g. 'Trade waste litter clampdown at crack of dawn' Published by B&NES Council 02/05/2013
Personal Information: Do not post or request anything that contains personal information; telephone numbers, addresses etc outside of contact information presented on your Profile page.
No Promotion: The Network is not to be used for campaigning, electioneering, commercial advertising or promotion of personal interests.
Be Respectful: of others opinions and comments. Racial, religious, or sexual abuse, harassment, or offensive material will not be tolerated. Please report any offensive content to the administrator.
Removal of Posts: If a post is deemed inappropriate under the Terms and Conditions, it will be removed.
A round-up of news and events from the Network is summarised in Green News for BathNES and sent out roughly every 6 weeks. Content is not gauranteed to be included and B&NES Council accepts no responsibility for omission from the Newsletter, nor any inaccuracies.
To compliment the Network we have set up a Twitter account to tweet content posted on the Network to a wider audience, and to retweet other locally relevant green news and events. Content is not gauranteed to be tweeted and B&NES Council accepts no responsibility for omission or inaccuracies.