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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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News

Music launches KLEEN Energy Week

Kington's KLEEN Energy Week will have its launch on Friday, February 12 at the Oxford Arms, 7.30pm, with a double bill of acclaimed home-grown Ragged Glory – and the travelling minstrels, Ed and Will, who are walking round Britain. They will entertain with Acapella songs (if you want to know more about them and their quest, go to:

http://awalkaroundbritain.com )

Collection to support KLEEN Energy Week.

New Regulations on Battery Recycling

 

New EU legislation means that from 1st February 2010 most sales outlets will be obliged to accept old batteries and send them for recycling, keeping these toxic items out of landfill.

A spokesperson for the Department for Environment, Food and Rural

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Trialling Welsh Varieties

Dyfi Valley seedsavers still have capacity for some more triallers for interesting Welsh vegetable varities this season.

The scheme kicks off with a workshop on vegetable breeding at Seedy Subday in Machyntlleth on February 28th, and there will be a follow up on seedsaving at Seedling Saturday in Mach on May 8th. It is planned to bring participants together for a debrief of experiences at the end of the season.

If you would like to take part, please contact Claire:

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The Llandovery Project – Visioning a Better Future:

In October 2009, following a series of public meetings convened by Llandovery Town Council and The  Prince’s Foundation for the Built Environment, a Partnership Management Group ( PMG ) was established. The task of this Group is to analyse the social, economic and environmental problems facing the Community and to devise a strategy for its rejuvenation and sustainability over the coming decade.

For several years the Town, like many other communities  in rural mid-Wales, has witnessed a steadily declining local economy,

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Practical Sustainability Courses at Denmark Farm

In early 2010 Shared Earth Trust are piloting a varied programme of practical skills and leisure interest workshops.

This programme offers excellent value courses, with expert tuition, set in beautiful surroundings at Denmark Farm, near Lampeter. For booking forms and more information please see:

www.shared-earth-trust.org.uk

or contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. / 01570 493358.

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