GVAG has been active for 12 years in the Golden Valley

GOLDEN VALLEY is the website name for the Golden Valley Action Group.  The Golden Valley Action Group (GVAG) is registered as a company limited by Guarantee with Community Interest Company status.  GVAG has operated since 2007 working to protect the area known as the Golden Valley in Herefordshire, UK and support community and environmental initiatives.

2007 Green Action CIC formed (known as the Golden Valley Environment Group)

Held public meetings about environmental issues

Starts promoting LED light bulbs; members hold market stall in Hay promoting low energy items

Talked to farmers about using fertilisers and the danger of toxins seeping into the river Dore

Held Green Suppers in Village Halls promoting environmental awareness

Develop plans for a cycle track down the Golden Valley, discussing with Hereford Council, Sustrans and local farmers and land holders.

Contacted Parish Councils in the Golden Valley inviting them to discuss Neighbourhood Plans and how green issues can be incorporated

 

2015 Changed name to Golden Valley Action Group CIC

Supported Colin Lawrence as a candidate in the Golden Valley North Ward County Council election

Successfully campaigned against a planning application to erect two large intensive livestock broiler sheds in the Bage

Successfully campaigned against an appeal to the against the planning decision  (planning application to erect two large intensive livestock broiler sheds in the Bage)

Successfully campaigned against a planning application to erect two large intensive livestock egg laying sheds in the Bage

Successfully campaigned against an appeal to the planning application to erect two large intensive livestock egg laying sheds in the Bage

2019 A Herefordshire Green Manifesto in time for the May 2019 County elections

Update and refocus GVAG and the website

Promote the Herefordshire Green Manifesto to all existing and prospective Councillors

Support a local candidate to fight the May 2019 election Golden Valley North Ward seat on the County Council

Start providing an community incubator for local groups to initiate a project or campaign