Help Tackle the Invaders in 2015

The Himalayan Balsam is off and growing now, and here’s what you can do to help Transition New Mills manage it: At a Transition Balsam Bash: next session 11-12:30, Sunday 14th June, meet at Torrs Hydro’s Archie in the Torrs Park. Easier with stout footwear, long sleeves and gardening gloves (some gloves can be providedContinue reading “Help Tackle the Invaders in 2015”

Discussion Group Topics

There was a great discussion on Naomi Klein’s book ‘This Changes Everything’ last week, thanks to all who came and for those who couldn’t make it. I’m sure we’ll return to it another time! We have dates and topics for the next 3 meetings: Monday June 22nd ‘Don’t Trust, Don’t Fear, Don’t Beg’ by Ben StewartContinue reading “Discussion Group Topics”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q7 – Rewilding

Here’s the final blog in our series of candidate responses to our questions. Once again, we’d like to thank all the candidates who responded for their thoughtful and considered responses to our questions. We hope you’ve found it enlightening. The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document Candidates Responses-Q7. What isContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q7 – Rewilding”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q6 – Sustainable Lifestyles

The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document: Candidates Responses-Q6. What help should government offer to help people lead more sustainable lifestyles? Andrew Bingham (Conservative) Andrew says that the availability of renewable energy and recycling facilities and initiatives, together with corporate attempts to reduce carbon footprints and waste, make it easier inContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q6 – Sustainable Lifestyles”

The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q5 – Roads vs Buses

The full, unedited responses for this question are available in this document Candidates Responses-Q5. Do you support the recent announcement of £15bn investment in road projects? If so, is this the best use for this money at a time when reductions in funding for local bus services are putting services at risk and there areContinue reading “The Parties Respond to Our Questions! Q5 – Roads vs Buses”