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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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TT Poole 17 May

Transition Town Poole 17 May 2012 13 of us met at the Friends House Gary, Fiona, Andy, Harriet, Gwyn, Cherry, Madeline, Jamie, John, Barbara Clare Sutton from PHP Paul from Borough of Poole Topics Energy Descent action plan Lushfest Transition … 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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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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Tidal Energy

Poole Tidal Energy Partnership We are actively exploring a new project to harness the energy in the tide, literally on our doorstep, to benefit the local community. a) create a Community Interest Company (CIC) to take this forwards b) commission … Continue reading

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Bicycle Assisted Cinema

We held a successful first as part of the big green fortnight, a showing of the film “In Transition 1.0”, powered entirely from solar/cycle-generated source stored in a leisure battery. The session was held in the community room at the … Continue reading

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Turners Field Coffee Morning

Coffee, Cake & Connections Around 25 local residents stopped by Sylvan Primary on 30th April 2011 to enjoy some tasty homemade cakes, to meet each other and to raise funds for a potential wildlife friendly community garden. Between the refreshments … Continue reading

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Dorchester Polytunnel Raising

After several planned sessions that were deferred, the polytunnel raising was fixed for the earlyMay Bank Holiday weekend. Andrew, James and Cherry went down from TT Poole to help out with the construction of the polytunnel on the Under Lanche … Continue reading

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