Bad Idea
Good Idea

 
Line
 
 
Transition Network

 

For information on the wider Transition Towns movement, sign up to the Transition Network newsletters That way you'll get all the information about conferences etc in a timely manner.Short Line

Transition Towns initiatives are springing up all over the world, aiming to build local resilience and community co-operation as a practical and creative community response to climate change, and to reduce our dependence on oil and fossil fuels and tackle the issue of peak oil. We all know we can’t rely on oil forever, so it might be a good idea to plan what we do instead.

Short Line

Transition Town Cheltenham aims to empower ourselves and others to improve the quality of life in the town and make a reduced impact on the outside world, whilst looking after the environment and each other.

Line

Line

Edible Park

Edible Park Project

TTC have worked with Cheltenham Borough Council to convert the Annecy Garden in Sandford Park (at the top of the Strand) into a public edible garden.

See the Annecy Gardens Blog (part inserted below) for the latest info and updates.

Annecy Garden news

 

We have started our weekly Monday evening work sessions and Malcolm has started posting regular updates about our progress on the Annecy Garden blog.

Take a look to see what's growing and how our recent plant sale went. The link is also on the TTC website.

Work sessions start on Mondays at 6pm (often a few people there before) and we are always pleased to welcome new friends.

Bring a trowel if you have one and a bag for produce. Not much salad yet, but plenty of fresh herbs.

Line

EVENTS

Mondays, 6pm Annecy Garden Work Parties

Short Line

Transition Free Press,the new national tabloid newspaper, is continuing in 2014. It contains a mix of news, reviews and features, dedicated pages to energy, the land, people, economy, food, well-being, the arts, cartoons, sport and a unique Transition agony column.

Copies are just £1 each from Global Footsteps.

Spring 2014 issue available soon

Short Line

Vision without action is merely a dream.

Action without vision just passes the time.

Vision with action can change the world.

Joel Barker

Anyone can get involved by coming along to one of our awareness-raising events or by joining one of our specialist action groups. Currently there is a Sewing group “In Stitches” which makes new things from old and aims to teach people these skills, a Food&Growing group, looking at local sustainable food production and an Energy Group looking at ways householders can meet their future energy needs in sustainable ways. Our Heart & Soul group provides the inspiration and meaning behind all we do.

We can also give a talk or show a film on the issues to your local organization, to see how we can work together.

Contact Alison by email or ring 01242 577671 for more information or to be added to the mailing list.

 
Line
Got skills to share? Or looking for some help? Try our Skillshare list, and add yours to the mix!
Line
Herb Spiral
Line
Google Group Links
Core Team Alison, Lorraine, Beth , Sophie& Richard
In Stitches Lorraine
Food&Growing Lorraine
Energy Chris
Heart & Soul Beth
All cartoons copyright jeorge 2011  
 
       

Useful Links:
Vision 21 - Tackling Climate Change
facebook - for the latest info & updates
Google Groups- mailing lists to be kept right up to date
Twitter Logo - for those timely snippets of news

Contacts:
General Info, Press Enquiries, Food&Growing Group, InStitches Group, Energy Group,
Heart &Soul Group

Visitors:
RSS Icon
Ecological Hosting
Last update: 12 Mayl 2014
Annecy Work Parties
Email: Webmaster