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    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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    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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Real Men in Kington!

Kington launches the Real Men’s Alliance

Kington Area Real Men’s Alliance, known as KARMA, has launched a new support initiative, called ‘Real Men in Kington’.  The group kicked off in October and there will be further meetings on the last Sunday of November and January.  Meetings are held in the Zrazzy Committee Room at the Burton Hotel in Kington from 8 to 9.30pm.  Sessions will be self directed, flexible, and open to all men.  It is anticipated that eventually small groups may establish around certain topics. There are also plans to host pubic events, with guest speakers and film showings.

Mark Phillips is coordinating the group, and hopes that it will offer mutual support, challenge stereotypes, and enable participants to express and listen to one another’s thoughts and feelings.

More from:  Mark on 07891 113203

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Myth in the Age of Petroleum




due to the early snow, this event has been postponed.


Voices from the Deep: myth and mind in the age of petroleum

An evening of art and performance

Friday 26 November 2010 7pm

St Peter's church hall

(on the corner of High St & Church St), Lampeter SA48 7BH

This event will feature Emily Johns' exhibition of paintings, Conscious Oil. Also music and poetry from Esyllt Harker, Maggie Nicols, Dr Vole & others. Includes speaker  Diana Marquand from the Stop Climate Chaos Coalition and is hosted by the West Wales Interfaith Group.

Entrance by donation. All welcome. Contact: Diana 01994 484480 or Avril 01570 421476.

Zero Carbon Concert to rock Aber

Aberystwyth hosts its first Zero Carbon Concert at lunchtime Saturday 27th November as part of a worldwide event.

Starting at 11.45am, the free Aberystwyth Zero Carbon Concert takes place in the bandstand on the promenade and finishes about 3pm.

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Renewable Energy for Communities

Community renewable energy event and exhibition

8th December 2010-11-12 Royal Welsh Agricultural Showground

The day is to provide advice and ideas to community groups who would like to generate renewable energy for community income or take action against climate change within their communities - but don’t know where to start! The workshop will provide plenty of information and also opportunities for networking, interactive sessions and feedback.

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Green refuse collection is even greener

Presteigne and Norton Zero Waste Project is now using Biodiesel to fuel the green refuse truck and the bobcat at the Presteigne depot. This is being refined on-site using a Biobot biodiesel processor at Cwm Harry's Newtown depot from recycled vegetable oil left out by Presteigne and Norton residents with their recycling .

They will collect waste cooking oil on collection day if left out for  neatly in clear leak-proof bottles.

Info: biodiesel processor:

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