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Forest Farm Peace Garden : ABUNDANCE DAY 2016

When: Sunday, 9th October 2016 Time: 12 noon – 5pm Free ‘Abundance Day’ is our annual event celebrating the harvest time in the garden. The programme this year will include live music played by local charity […]

Forest Farm Peace Garden Group Meetings

FRUIT TREES GROUP – meets 1st Wednesday of the month at the afternoon session. Next session: Wednesday, 5th October at 2pm – 4pm The garden groups are an informal skill shares for garden users and for all […]

Forest Farm Peace Garden Group Meetings

HERBAL GROUP – meets 1st Friday of the month at the morning session. Next session : Friday, 7th October  2016,  11am – 1pm. The garden groups are an informal skill shares for garden users and for all who […]

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Forest Farm Peace Garden Trustees Needed

Forest Farm Peace Garden  is looking for new trustees. We are a permaculture inspired, therapeutic garden offering an Eco therapy Programme and environmental education workshops and events to promote health well-being and environmental sustainability. We […]

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EcoLocal – 6 Week Food Growing Courses

6 Week Food Growing Courses – now booking to start Saturday September 17th 2016 If you are just starting out, or would like to get some more detailed knowledge of food growing, then this course […]

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Upcoming Accredited Gardening Courses and Workshops

5 City and Guilds courses starting this Autumn: There are still places on all courses, but those starting in September are booking-up fast. Organiclea has always worked in close partnership with Waltham Forest Adult Learning […]

Real Nappies for London – Looking to the Future

Real Nappies for London will be 10 years old in July 2017 Designed to be a pan-London project, membership so far has been taken up by a small number of boroughs, giving us the opportunity […]

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REPURPOSE PROJECT – September 2016 Update

                  REPURPOSE – making re-use a possibility on housing estates: The five housing estates based re-use projects are having a good summer collection household items and passing […]

Hounslow Community Transport Achieves PQASSO Level 1

Hounslow Community Transport (HCT), which operates the Hounslow Furniture Recycling Project, is a charity that was founded over 30 years ago.   The Hounslow Furniture Recycling Project was founded in 1993. HCT decided a few years […]

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A Volunteer Experience at LCRN

  I had a brilliant time volunteering at LCRN as the Newsletter, Press and Web Support Assistant.  I can’t think of a better way to have learned about the current state of the environmental movement […]

Repair in the Community: report back from the #Traidtalks series

Words by Kim Garratt   Last Thursday, I got to listen to three leaders in London’s repair community. Academic and ‘professional encourager’ Bridget Harvey of the Hackney Fixers, co-founder of the Restart Project Janet Gunter, […]

LCRN are accredited CIWM Waste Smart Training Providers

CIWM Accredited Waste Smart Courses

LCRN is proud to be hosting a new series of CIWM Accredited Waste Smart Foundation and Advanced Courses. Vital for anyone with responsibility for resource management, the courses help delegates make efficient waste management decisions […]

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Ecovillage talk and tour at BedZED, Sutton

Visit BedZED on Tuesday, June 28 (8am – 10am) to hear Bioregional’s co-founders explain how the design of this pioneering eco-village in south London has fostered a strong sense of community as well as helping protect the planet. This […]

Environmental funding

Greggs Foundation – Environmental Grants

Greggs Foundation – Small Environmental Grants value: up to £2000 deadline: 01 July 2016 Under the small environmental grants programme, projects should aim to make a difference to a local area with preference given to projects […]

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Real Nappy Week 2016

[View the story “Real Nappy Week 2016” on Storify]

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The Loop@Pembury is drumming up support to win an award (and much-needed funding) – every vote helps!

The Loop@Pembury (a project of the RePurpose network) has been shortlisted in the Jewson Building Better Communities Awards. Votes will give them a chance at much-needed funding to open a new reuse hub. To vote, just follow […]

Legal Consultant – Friends of the Earth

Consultancy fee: £5,830 for 8 weeks beginning 1 July Location: London Closing date: 30th May Interviews: 8th or 9th June Lawyer needed to advise environmental campaigner Friends of the Earth England Wales & Northern Ireland […]

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NLWA – Provision of Waste Education Services to 14 Schools across North London

NLWA wishes to invite Tenders for the provision of waste education services to 14 schools across north London.  Details of the key requirements for the services are set out in the Specification together with the […]

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HEET Energy Efficiency Installer/Trainer

21 hours per week, over 3 days. Salary £18,466 per annum (£30,781 FTE or £16.91 per hour). Initially for a one-year fixed term contract. HEET is a not-for-profit organisation working in north-east London. HEET are looking […]

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Tender: Waste Less, Lunch Free Events in North London

TENDER FOR PROJECTS CONSISTING OF SERVICES IN RESPECT OF PROVISION OF ‘WASTE LESS, LUNCH FREE’ EVENTS IN NORTH LONDON   North London Waste Authority (NLWA) is running an extensive waste prevention programme from 1 April […]

 

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