Author Archives: Harriet

BCP Local Groups Guide

This is a useful up-to-date directory (2021) of local environmental groups compiled by Steve Harper. Please do get in touch if you’d like to add any information. If your group is not on the list please get in touch with … Continue reading

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2040 – Film review

I was pleasantly surprised by this film – partly because I thought I had already seen it! I thought it was just one in a long line of films attempting to show the problems we’re facing and then showing the … Continue reading

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Steering Group Meeting notes 15 December 2020

Some of us gathered on Zoom for a 2020 Transition Town Poole AGM. Present: Gwyn Jones, Martin Price, Marylyn Cropley, Fizz Rice, Simon O’Connor, Andy Hadley, Cherry White, Harriet Stewart-Jones Apologies: Kate Salter, Gary Finch, Manuela Boeckle, Vicky Ashley We … Continue reading

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The Need to Grow – Film review

I thought this was a film long on promise but short on delivery. It tells the interwoven stories of three American individuals: an 8-year-old “Food activist”, an urban food grower and a polymath inventor searching for the ultimate food system. … Continue reading

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Travelling hopefully

The lockdown has given (some) pause for thought, although for those of us now working from home, the only extra time is that which was previously spent travelling. But the impact, especially in the first lockdown was dramatic. Partly with … Continue reading

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Summary of activity in 2019

A little late in the day but still worth posting. Here is a round-up of Transition Town Poole activities in 2019: Turner’s Nursery Community Orchard – regular 1st Saturday workdays. It’s been a bit erratic this year with some key … Continue reading

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Meeting at Gwyns

Ten of us met at Gwyn’s on a cold evening in November. We talked around several topics following the recent film showings, and areas we might  want to take forwards. There were a couple of people new to TT Poole, … Continue reading

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Demain Encore – Nov 2017

With The Dorset Equity Group, we held another showing of the film “Demain”, at the Civic Centre in Poole. All 42 Councillors were invited, and about 10 attended, along with 30 members of the public. This is a positive, life-affirming … Continue reading

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Transition Poole Films July 2017

In July 2017, Transition Town Poole co-hosted/supporting not one but two film screenings! The first was on Thursday 6th July. The RNLI, with the support of Transition Poole, presented an opportunity to see the hugely influential film “A Plastic Ocean” … Continue reading

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Apple Pressing 2014

Transition Poole’s Abundance project, together with Cafe 34 in Poole High Street, held an apple pressing day outside the cafe in Poole High Street on 11 October 2014. Lots of interest from families, and kids ready to get stuck into … Continue reading

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