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  • TRANSATLANTIC TRADE & INVESTMENT PARTNERSHIP petition

    Can we encourage as many as possible to sign and/or organise petitions - and if possible to attend the "Day of Action" at the Carmarthen Guildhall on Saturday 30th August at 10am.

    If the TTIP goes ahead, as is being discreetly negotiated at present, it will make billions for the US global corporations and ruin our society, economy and environment in the process.

     

     

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  • The new Three Towns Food Network, linking Knighton, Presteigne and Kington to increase local food resilience, will be showing at Knighton Agricultural Show on 30 August (next to the tea tent, with Tene Valley Environmental Group and Knighton Tree Allotments Trust. Read more ...  

  • The 2014 Spring Greens Fair

     

    Bigger, better, bursting with good things green, but still intimate and charming...the 2014 Spring Greens Fair is back this weekend, 3/4 May at the wonderful Court of Noke, Staunton on Arrow. Mid Wales Permaculture Network will be there, of course (perennial forest garden plants for sale and adopt-a-plant with free plants for children. This year there will be even more wonderful food, activities, forum discussions, demonstrations, crafts, performace... see it all here:

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  • FARMERS MARKET

    AND TRANSITION PRESTEIGNE SKILLSHARE

     

    SATURDAY 5TH APRIL

    Memorial Hall, Presteigne, 9am -1pm

     

    LOCAL PRODUCE inc fresh organic veg, local cheeses, meats, eggs, smokerie, scrummy bites, homemade Indian foods, apple juice ...

    A SPECIAL stall for April from Whitton WI

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Cardiff Transition spawns new skills collective

A new grass roots skills initiative has sprung from Cardiff Transition and is gearing up to reskill communities through courses and informal expertise sharing to improve local resilience.

 

HANDS ON is the new group set up with the aim of reintroducing a range of essential skills which will equip us to be more self reliant and resourceful in an uncertain future. Our network provides workshops and courses taught by the leading experts as well as opportunities to share skills more informally. HANDS ON can be contacted via 029 20229336 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. As well as the above, HANDS ON is offering a range of courses and workshops including: DIY Wind Turbine, Eco Building, Knitting, Bicycle Maintenance and Practical Gardening. We are also looking to expand our network of trainers so if you train in specific skills and are interested in joining us then please contact us. We meet regularly and are in the process of setting ourselves up more formally. For more info please click on this link:

http://www.ediblelandscaping.co.uk/documents/handsoninfosheet.doc

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