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March & April 2019 Events

Sat 23 March 2019 – Free taster session for WEA Growing your own Sustainable Food Business enrolonline.wea.org.uk

Sun 24 March 2019 – Grafting Workshop at Constable Community Allotment. Places are limited, please contact Lausanne on 07816 141169 to see if there are any places left.

Wed 27 March 2019 – Science Cafe Beverley presents:  Talk + Q&A: “When will Hull be Underwater?” 7:30 pm The Potting Shed pub, Flemingate, Beverley HU17 0NU. A short talk by Dr Chris Skinner of the University of Hull, in an informal environment over a coffee or a pint, followed by a question & answer session.

Thu 28 March 2019 – Friends of the Earth Film showing of  ‘Burned – are Trees the New Coal?’  7pm for prompt 7.30pm start, Cottingham Civic Hall (Oak Room), Market Green, Cottingham HU16 5QG. Drax Power station imports wood from the USA through Hull Docks and it is subsidised as a ‘renewable’ fuel. But is it?  More info and trailer at  https://burnedthemovie.com/ Admission FREE.

Sat 30 March 2019How to Go Greener Day in Beverley. 10am to 4pm at Toll Gavel United Church, Bevereley HU17 9AA. Speakers, workshops, activities and stalls. £15 to include vegan lunch and refreshments. Contact lindajanejohnson@icloud.com or book at eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/how-to-go-greener-day-tickets-54426788991

Mon 15 April 2019 – Transition & Permaculture Hull meeting. There will be a talk entitled “Heading for Extinction and What to do About it”  presented by Extinction Rebellion Hull. 7.30 pm, Friends Meeting House, Bean St, Hull HU3 2PR. This will be preceeded by the Transition & Permaculture Hull 2019 AGM at 6.30pm at the same venue.

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Free Trees 

Octopus Energy is offering schools and community groups bundles of free trees. You can choose from 6 different types of bundle, all composed of native saplings

https://octopus.energy/give-me-my-trees_ca

The Woodland Trust is offering free trees to schools and communities. Apply now and the trees will be delivered in November 2019

https://www.woodlandtrust.org.uk/plant-trees/free-trees/

Grants for Groups in Yorkshire

Bettys Trees for Life Fund  supports groups in Yorkshire working to improve local green spaces and wildlife habitats through tree planting projects, improved access to woodland and environmental management and education projects.

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Transition & Permaculture Hull is part of the Transition Network

Transition & Permaculture Hull has a copies of Transition Network Publications which can be borrowed on request

  • 21 Stories of Transition
  • The Transition Handbook
  • The Transition Companion
  • The Power of Just Doing Stuff
  • In Transition 1.0 DVD: from oil dependence to local resilience
  • In Transition 2.0 DVD: a story of resilience and hope
  • Voices of Transition DVD : community-led food production

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page updated Feb 2019