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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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Another hobbit house needs willing hands

Low Impact Building Opportunity :: 1st-7th August

I have recently been involved in working on another low impact roundhouse in Pembrokeshire. The building was started by Tony Wrench and is currently in the finishing stages. It belongs to our good friend Kate and she could do with some help with the final finishing stages so her and her daughter can get moved in. It'll be a good oportunity to see lots of aspects of a building like this whilst getting a summer holiday in a lovely spot. There is a large woodland next door with rivers and a gorgeous waterfall (Kate is a member of Growing Heart Coop www.growingheart.co.uk who manage the woodland). There is plenty of camping space (bring your tents) and Kate can provide food given a contribution towards the cost.

The work will include :

Levelling out land around the house and laying stone

Putting in drainage pipes

Guttering on the roundhouse

Making wooden doors and loo top for compost toilet

Finishing off white washing the walls

Making internal walls and sink unit

Helping construct the skylight for the middle of the roof

If you would like to help please email kate on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Simon Dale (hobbit house)

www.simondale.net/house

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