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Free Transition event at Museum of East Anglian Life

Low-lying East Anglia is particularly susceptible to the effects of climate change. Latest estimates suggest the global sea level could rise one meter by 2100, but even more important than the actual rise in sea level is the possible increase … Continue reading

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Thorington Barn Wind Turbine project

Project background Ipswich Borough Council is investigating the wind energy potential of land it owns at Thorington Barn, adjacent to the A14. The site (shown in red on the map) was earmarked for wind energy development by the Council in … Continue reading

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Transition East Summer Gathering – 25/26 June

Last year Glenn and Jeannie hosted the first gathering of Transitioners from Suffolk, South Norfolk and North Essex at their farm in Framsden. This year they’re making their farm available for a two day gathering from 10.00 on 25th June, … Continue reading

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Peak Oil, Climate Change, and Ipswich in Transition

This well attended event was organised by Stephen Aguilar-Milan of EuFO on behalf of the RSA, and presented by Steve for TI. Following a brief presentation on Transition and TI, participants got stuck into a mini Open Space session where … Continue reading

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Energy efficient homes and sustainable woodfuel

Two hot topics in one evening! Barry Hammick from Transition Stour Valley told us about about his journey “from Power House to Super Home”. He explained how he and Sue were typical consumers for most of their lives until a … Continue reading

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Making woodlands work for humans and wildlife

The Trees and Woodlands community resource for humans and wildlife event is taking place on Sunday, March 20 at Martlesham Community Hall with talks and workshops starting at 10am till 1pm followed by lunch and a countryside walk from 2pm … Continue reading

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New TI Community Orchard Project

An exciting new TI community orchard project is about to start at Maidenhall Allotments. The project plans to plant up two adjacent disused allotments with fruit and nut trees. The orchard will be managed co-operatively, along permaculture lines. Anyone who … Continue reading

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Summary of TI Food Group meeting on 16th Sept

Richard, Joanne, Rona, Dave, Eric & Steve met at Steve’s house and had another excellent discussion over fresh Oak Tree salad, Eric’s garden soup, Dave’s exotic falafel & Rona’s apple pie. Here’s a brief summary: Vision and objectives for the … Continue reading

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