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TTPoole Nov Meeting

Transition Town Poole Meeting Nov 2011 At Friends Meeting House, Wimborne Road A quick summary of what we talked about at the last Transition Town Poole meeting earlier this month A small group this month (8). First Gary led us … Continue reading

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TTPoole 13 Oct

Transition Town Poole Thurs 13th October, Quaker Meeting House, Wimborne Road 14 of us gathered at the Meeting House. We started with introductions, and then in the spirit of the location, a period of silent reflection, and for any that … Continue reading

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Tidal Power Update

The team were very busy at the end of September, gathering more formal support from the various organisations that have expressed an interest in the project. We went to see the local MP, who was keen to have a photo with us (our … Continue reading

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Couchsurfing

Thinking about next year’s holiday ? Of course the following are not guaranteed to be Transitioners, but there is a good chance that some are. I have stayed on people’s couches, but I have never used the online matching services. … Continue reading

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eco-homes – New Forest

Green Open Doors – a glimpse at working green energy solutions Transition New Forest and the National Park held an open weekend 10/11 September, a variety of houses where the owners have taken strides to reducing the carbon impact of … Continue reading

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Abundance stall

Cherry, Andrew and Andy took a table at the Oakdale Community Centre Tabletop sale on Sat 4th September. Ten minutes before the start, Cherry and Andy made a dash up the road to a couple with an immaculate garden, and … Continue reading

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Abundance Approaches

As the early morning chill heralds the approach of autumn, my fruit trees are groaning under their abundant load. So much so that on returning from holiday, I sadly found a large bough ripped off the tree I planted a … Continue reading

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Car clubs

We had a discussion at our last TT Poole meeting around car clubs and sharing. There is a summary I did a while ago over at http://transitionbh.org/ttogether/getting-around/, which I have repeated below; Car Clubs Rather than owning, taxing, repairing and … Continue reading

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Tidal Power

Tidal Power Partnership in Poole Harbour We’ve been climbing through the ranks, now in the top 20 projects counted by the number of supporters registered on the www.energyshare.com/poole-tidal-energy-partnership website. Need to keep momentum until midnight on 30th June. And then … Continue reading

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Gyratory pain

Gyratory SchemeProject hitting the local news And attempt to get Poole council to think again on the gyratory scheme for West Street and West Quay Road; http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/districts/poole/9096344.Poole_protesters_outline_alternative_to__gyratory_racetrack_/ and http://www.bournemouthecho.co.uk/news/districts/poole/9103370.Gyratory_system_for_Poole_gets_the_go_ahead/ Despite the second of these, the public consultation for the phase … Continue reading

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