Submitted by whiterabbit on Sun, 16/06/2013 - 18:15
FRACKING –Action needed NOW!
On 29 May TTC held an event on Fracking, publicised as follows:
“Fracking is a process used to extract gas, locked in shale rocks, by injecting a mixture of chemicals, sand and water deep underground at high pressure. It poses risks to the environment, communities and climate change. Watch the Oscar nominated documentary on Fracking, “Gaslands”, showing fracking in USA-- then consider the situation in the UK.
TTC Event on Wednesday 26 June :
Visit to Alan and Claire Kenny’s Garden Plot
Following the very successful evening in February when Alan and Claire Kenny talked about growing crops which suit the local environment a number of people expressed interest in seeing their plot. We have waited out this cold, wet Spring and have now arranged a visit on the evening of 26 June ! Alan and Claire will welcome all those interested at 7.30pm at 18 Lingdale Road in Southbourne and we will be able to pick their brains to improve our own growing techniques.
Druitt Hall, off High Street, Christchurch (by Library) BH23 1 AB
TRANSITION TOWN CHRISTCHURCH EVENT ON WEDNESDAY 29 MAY 2013
Fracking is a process used to extract gas, locked in shale rocks, by injecting a mixture of chemicals, sand and water deep underground at high pressure. It poses risks to the environment, communities and climate change. Watch the Oscar nominated documentary on Fracking, “Gaslands”, which shows the situation in the USA-- then consider the situation in the UK.
Submitted by whiterabbit on Sun, 14/04/2013 - 22:00
Apologies for the cancellation of the Vegetarian Event planned for Druitt Hall Thursday 25 April. We are sorry that unforeseen circumstances necessitate the cancellation of this meeting.
We hope to re-schedule this at a future date.
EARTH HOUR: 23 MARCH 2013
WWF’s Earth Hour is a unique annual phenomenon that focuses the World’s attention on our amazing planet and how we need to protect it.
6,950 towns and cities around the World in 152 countries will take part.
At 8:30pm on 23 March hundreds of millions of people will turn off their lights for one hour, on the same night, all across the World in a huge symbolic show of support.
Druitt Hall, off High Street, Christchurch (by Library) BH23 1AB
JANUARY'S EVENT will be a talk on SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT by
Chris Hook Workplace Travel Plan Co-ordinator, a champion of Sustainable Transport from the Environmental Directorate, Dorset County Council. He will be travelling (sustainably!) from Dorchester with an important message to Christchurch Residents. We need to be supporting existing schemes and pushing for more in Christchurch. PLEASE COME TO HELP HIM SPREAD THE WORD AND MAKE HIS JOURNEY WORTHWHILE.
Druitt Hall, (off High Street Christchurch, by Library) BH23 1AB.
NOVEMBER 'S Transition Town Christchurch event is a talk by Noel Bergin about the DORSET WILDLIFE TRUST .
The Trust was founded as a charity to promote nature conservation, managing reserves and seeking to improve public appreciation of wildlife. They also influence decision makers and others who affect wildlife, standing up for wildlife against development threats. Demand for housing is putting at risk areas where wildlife flourishes, and the Trust challenges poor development plans and councils’ land use changes where damaging.( READ MORE BELOW)