Growing Spaces: What Can You Do?

In advance of Thursday evening’s Growing Spaces meeting at the Library Lecture Room, let’s take a quick look at some of the possible solutions to your food growing problems that we might be able to help deliver: Lack of Space Many houses in New Mills only have small yards or gardens, and within these there’sContinue reading “Growing Spaces: What Can You Do?”

Growing Spaces: Why Growing Your Own Food Matters

We have a problem with food. Or more to the point, bad food. You would find it difficult to find anybody outside of the food industry who would disagree with this. The cost of bad food is enormous. It is estimated that within 10 years, 40% of the population will be obese. The NHS isContinue reading “Growing Spaces: Why Growing Your Own Food Matters”

Growing Spaces Meeting, Thursday 28th November

Earlier this year, Transition New Mills members voted to start a new project helping people to grow some of their own food. Well we’ve teamed together with New Mills Allotment & Gardening Society to hold a public meeting on Thursday 28th November, 19:30-21:00, at the Library Lecture Room (between the Town Hall and Library). WeContinue reading “Growing Spaces Meeting, Thursday 28th November”

Building Community Resilience in the Face of Challenges to Health Equity

One of our members, Alison Giles, has come across this event that may be of interest… Blake Poland of the University of Toronto is due to give a lecture on Wednesday 4 December between 5-6.30pm (arrival and refreshments from 4.30pm) at the University of Central Lancashire. The lecture will explore emerging threats to health equity, arguingContinue reading “Building Community Resilience in the Face of Challenges to Health Equity”