What’s the issue? In February 2023 we started our Green Drinks Socials with a film Ancient Futures which explored a ‘saner’ way of life. Exactly a year later we showed the short version of the sequel The Economics of Happiness which focusses on how economies and supply chains might be relocalised. A quick trailer for […]Read more
Looking back on 2023 With invaluable help from our Events Group volunteers we have managed to keep up a full programme of events throughout 2023 . The “hot spot” topics at the Coffee Mornings have proved very popular – from Vintage Clothing to Chase Young Farmers talking about sustainable farming practices to Domestic Energy Assessment, […]Read more
What’s the problem? In 2015 countries agreed to try to limit global temperature rises to 1.5C as beyond the 2.0°C threshold very dangerous impacts occur. It’s not just about future generations – very harmful impacts are happening here and now and much earlier than expected. Already some communities are having to relocate and nature is […]Read more
The BumbleBee Conservation Trust is running a big campaign called Bee the Change which all about simple, quick ways you can make your postcode more bumblebee-friendly. So Let’s Bee the Change! By the way, if you missed Ron’s talk last year a summary is available in our blog here. What’s the problem? According to the […]Read more
Why do we need to map our flora and fauna? By creating a shared record we can: Understand and value what we already have When we start looking closely it is great to see the range of plants and animals we have locally – it opens up a new world, as well as providing Space […]Read more
Check out the interactive map at Hedgehog Street to see where local sightings have been. Please update this site if you see one! What’s causing the problem? It’s complicated but, according to Wildlife Trusts, the main issues are: Habitat LossLoss of nesting and foraging habitat through development (urban) and hedgerow removal (rural) reduces the carrying […]Read more
On 8th July almost 50 local people attended a fascinating talk at the Memorial Hall by Ron Rock. Many people wanted to come but weren’t able to so here is a summary of the highlights about
• Why bees are important.
• What the types are and some interesting facts.
• Most importantly, how we can best support bees in our community.
We want to make the site a trusted source of information about Sustainability and to showcase the positive changes going on within our community. If you live further afield and find the content useful that’s great. Please give us your feedback by e-mail or through our Facebook page. This website brings together some key information […]Read more