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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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Cae Poeth Nature Reserve

We've lined up another fantastic few days at Cae Poeth Nature Reserve - 3 miles out of Machynlleth - for this Autumn.

The dates are Friday 15 October to Sunday 17 October, 10am - 4pm each day. Come for as long a time as you wish!

As well as some conservation/maintenance work we will also be

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LlanidloesGreen Fair

October 9

There are plenty of free events to enjoy at Llanidloes' popular Green Fair, starting with Stargazing at 9pm on Friday evening at Llanidloes Golf Club Car Park (weather permitting). The fun continues on Saturday 9th October with Llanidloes Primary School doing their 'Eco-Rap' at 10am, followed by free workshops, films, children's activities a fashion show, art and exhibitions.

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Volunteering in the Beacons

New Volunteer opportunities with the Brecon Beacons National Park Authority

Our Volunteer’s Schemes provide wide range of practical opportunities to help us care for the protected landscape that is the Brecon Beacons National Park. We are currently recruiting for volunteers for specific projects across many of our departments. If you have a bit of spare time and want to improve your CV or gain experience in a certain area then please take a look at some of the projects we have on offer.

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Peoplecare retreat costs lowered

Permaculture and Peoplecare course/retreat

25th -30th Sept

STOP PRESS: We have reduced the costs of the course by self - catering as a group.  This will enable us to come together and share our skills in the kitchen.  All the ingredients will be brought in advance and we will share our cooking.  The costs now are £220 concessions, £280 low waged, £360 waged.  We do not want the costs to be a barrier for anyone attending so please do talk to us if you need to.  We need to know numbers by 12th September so please express your interest by then.

Venue; an idyllic retreat centre in South Wales.  For full details see

www.designedvisions.com

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Bring and Take 2 at Presteigne

Cwm Harry is running Zero Waste's Bring-Take Session 2 on Saturday 25 September at the Memorial Hall, Presteigne, 11am till 1pm. Bring anything [so long as it is complete/in working order] you don't want,  that you think others may need and take whatever you can find a use for.

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