Transition Ipswich is about using our collective talents and unique local knowledge to make our community more resilient to the growing social pressures of Peak Oil and Climate Change.
Many towns around the country are now well on their way to putting into practice a local energy descent plan and they look like they're having a pretty good time as well.
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People’s Community Garden Barrow load of small hedgerow trees Planting hedgerow fruiting trees at the People’s Community Garden in November These trees were supplied by the Woodland Trust and the PCG hopes to help their new bee colony with supporting … Continue reading
Here’s a message from Susannah at the People’s Community Garden: Dear Friends and Supporters Please join us for our Winter Warm-up Community Tree-planting Day Saturday 17 November 10.30am until 3pm At the People’s Community Garden, Maidenhall Allotments, Halifax Road, Ipswich, … Continue reading
Here are new workshops on offer from ActivLives in central Ipswich: FREE Community Workshops at St Mary at Stoke Church Hall, Stoke Street, Ipswich IP2 8BX Tuesday 18 September 1.00-3.30pm: We’re Jammin’ with Rona Sharp Jam and chutney-making. Making jams … Continue reading
Here are details of the first event of the 30 mile food challenge. Don’t forget to bring along spare garden tools to swap, donate or sell! Thanks
The People’s Community Garden are organising another Plant Fair at Chantry Park Walled Garden on 15th August. It should be a chance to stock your garden with locally produced plants, including some exotics. See below the request for tools for … Continue reading
Here’s a message from Susannah at the People’s Community Garden: Dear Supporters Please come to our plant fair at the People’s Community Garden on Friday 11 May, 1pm-4.30pm. Please help us by printing out and sticking up the poster, adding … Continue reading
We finally got together to put up the brand new shed after snow prevented our first attempt. Around 7 of us turned up in the warmest part of the day and we spent quite a good amount of time finalising … Continue reading
Update from last Friday evening: About 20 staff and volunteers and TI members descended on the forest garden to plant spuds. Susannah of the PCG kindly gave us some left over heritage seed potatoes and organised a lot of young … Continue reading
The recent transport group was poorly attended so not many decisions were taken. Here’s a brief review of some of the issues we talked about. Someone had proposed a giant cube to represent a metric tonne of carbon dioxide. We … Continue reading