Helping People Change Their World
The Sheila McKechnie Foundation has opened applications for its 2008 awards, inspired by the legacy of Dame Sheila McKechnie.
The awards will begin a search among communities across the UK for
people of all ages who are campaigning to change their world locally
and globally. These will be the people with the potential to set the
agenda for politicians on issues ranging from climate change to support
for children with dyslexia.
Tim Helweg-Larsen, a mechanical engineer won the 2007 Environment Award
for his campaigning on global climate change. Tim launched
zerocarbonbritain, a radical vision of Britain