TW Newsletter November 2017

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This issue includes the Annual Gathering on 15 November, the Parish Rooms funding application, Haarlem Artspace talks, our Energy & Housing Group and the next bi-monthly Open Meeting in January. Transition Wirksworth Annual Gathering Come to our Annual Gathering on 15 November at 7pm in Wirksworth Memorial Hall. Bring finger foods to share!

TW Newsletter October 2017

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This newsletter includes items on the Re-wilding talk, activism against fracking, recycling in Wirksworth, a Transition Network survey, the Transition Regional Network project, setting up a Renewables company in North Derbyshire, and APPLES! Wolves in Wirksworth? You may already have seen Moira Knowles’ visionary poster around town, but just to remind you – please come… Read more »

October 2017 Bakewell Quakers Green Day

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You are invited to the Quakers’ Green Day on Saturday 7 October from 10.30 am to 4.30 pm at the Friends Meeting House, Chapel Lane, Bakewell. See how local Quakers take positive action for the planet Bakewell’s contribution to Quaker Outreach Week – a national event.

TW Newsletter September 2017

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Open Meeting coming up The next bi-monthly Open Meeting will be on Friday 15 September at the Eco Centre on Porter Lane. It will be from 6pm to 7.30, and we will welcome Robin Stokes, from Traidlinks, who is coming for an hour to talk about the traders’ campaign on Shop Locally in Wirksworth, and… Read more »

August 2017 Consultation on a health care reorganisation!

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This consultation is relevant to Transition Wirksworth because the plan being proposed will make it necessary for everyone to travel further for many health services – whereas Transitioners point out that it’s important for services to be as local as possible. It’s also important for all of us in Wirksworth.

TW Newsletter Winter 2017

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Exploring ways to feel empowered in a changing world We are all deeply concerned at the backward steps our government has been taking on the environment and fracking, and many of us are also reeling from the election of Donald Trump as president of the USA. What he stands for threatens our efforts to make… Read more »

TW Newsletter Autumn 2016

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TW AUTUMN NEWSLETTER 2016 “Exploring ways to feel empowered in a changing world”  Editorial by Glennie Kindred What is a Transition Town? I am often asked and find it hard to define it in a few words……. The very best place to see what the Transition Town movement is all about is the website of… Read more »