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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The Oak Tree is one of the wonderful projects that emerged around 7 years ago from Transition Ipswich Food Group. But although this inspiring initiative is thriving environmentally and socially, the economics of small scale community supported agriculture (CSA) have … Continue reading
The Urban Community Energy Fund has been launched today, giving community groups in England the opportunity to bid for grants of up to £20,000, or loans of up to £130,000. The number of community owned renewable energy schemes in England … Continue reading
Well the season of mist and mellow fruitfulness has arrived and if you know what’s edible and where to look there’s an abundance of fruit, nuts, seeds, leaves, fungi and roots waiting to be harvested. Of course, it’s also useful … Continue reading
The films we’ve screened this season have looked at the sustainability challenge from various perspectives – social, economic and environmental. To round the season off our final film In Transition 2.0 shows how communities are responding to these challenges in … Continue reading
4.30pm and 7pm on Thursday 1st May in the UCS Waterfront Building Auditorium In February UCS screened Yann Arthus Bertrand’s movie Planet Ocean with it’s amazing images of the world’s seas. UCS’s movie for May is another visual feast from … Continue reading
How fortunate we are to have Fiona and her contented, grass-fed Jersey herd so close to Ipswich. She’s worked so hard to make her vision for compassionate, sustainable dairy farming a reality. Another inspiring example of how people with passion … Continue reading
Dirt: The Movie Screenings at 4.30pm and 7pm on Wednesday 5 March in the UCS Waterfront Building Auditorium Following last month’s film about our oceans, the next in UCS’s series of sustainability-themed movies is Dirt! – The Movie. Made from the … Continue reading
Interesting article here from the Transition Network.
Chasing Ice is a multi award winning documentary from the brilliant young filmmaker Jeff Orlowski. All welcome. Please register by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
What a great event! Despite the weather 40 people came to UCS to celebrate current transition projects, explore new ones, drink tea and eat freshly baked cakes. Participants included councillors, people from Transition Bury and Transition Woodbridge, Suffolk County Council … Continue reading