Archived articles from 2006

 

The Minichill Music Festival

 
 

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11 Jul 2006

 

The Minichill is a small, two day, not-for-profit music festival with a party-like atmosphere. Set in the grounds of a 120 acre farm in Marlow, Buckinghamshire, it is the ideal way to end the summer festival season.

 

Mayor's first ever show garden highlights water efficiency

 
 

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06 Jul 2006

 

The Mayor of London joined by the Environment Agency and Thames Water to unveil his first ever show-garden the Sunshine Garden' at the Hampton Court Palace Flower Show.

 

Walking for the Wild

 
 

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06 Jul 2006

 

In 2006 The John Muir Trust are urging us all to join the Journey for the Wild, a collaboration of hundreds of people on an epic adventure.

 

Community Spirit at Leith Festival

 
 

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29 Jun 2006

 

The Leith festival is one of the many events organised by the city ofEdinburgh. Everybody agrees that a strong community feeling can be felton the streets around the port, during the 2-11 of June.

 

Pedal Power at the Phone Co-Op

 
 

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28 Jun 2006

 

To celebrate national Cycle-To-Work day staff of the Phone co-operative were each provided with bikes free of charge to enable them to cycle to work and on business related journeys.

 

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26 Jun 2006

 

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One Million Faces Helping to Control Arms

 
 

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23 Jun 2006

 

On the 22nd of June 2006 the Control Arms campaign reached its aim for the "Million Faces" petition. The petition will be presented to UN secretary general Kofi Annan.

 

Sun, wind and rain powered London "Oasis"

 
 

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20 Jun 2006

 

Designed by architect Laurie Chetwood the London Oasis is a demonstration of sustainability and renewable energy working with aesthetic architecture to provide a tranquil space ñ an oasis for London.

 

Freightliners City Farm

 
 

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15 Jun 2006

 

It's a beautiful day, why not visit Freightliners city farm in theheart of Islington? If you do, then, like the rare breed poultry youwill find there, its worth scratching below the surface for morselsthat aren't immediately obvious.

 

Down on the City Farm

 
 

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15 Jun 2006

 

Last week, our Advertising Manager Sharon went to visit the Freightliners City Farm, in Islington London. She's written about her day on the farm and taken some lovely pictures. If you want to read more than the extract below, click onto our front page.Hope you're all enjoying the sunshine!Martha"It's a beautiful day, why not visit Freightliners city farm in...

 

Update on Climate Change College

 
 

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14 Jun 2006

 

An update for those of you who have been following Ben and Jerry's Climate Change College (or for anyone who fancies finding out about it now....)

 

Art not Oil

 
 

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13 Jun 2006

 

Art Not Oil is an exhibition and a campaign, committed to showing powerful political/ecological art, to seeing an end to oil sponsorship of the arts, and to helping build movements for climate justice.

 

Good Food Up North

 
 

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13 Jun 2006

 

What does good food mean to you ñ to your business, your health, your conscience or your taste buds? Come to Bradford, curry capital of the UK, to celebrate and join the great debate.

 

Seed Swappers and Savers Club

 
 

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12 Jun 2006

 

Gardeners and growers in the Welsh DyfiValley got together on 6th May to swap seedlings, talk plants and celebrate theon-coming growing season. The day was organised by the Dyfi Valley Seed Saverswith an emphasis on fun and sharing.

 

Sock it to Poverty Going the Extra Mile with Sport Relief

 
 

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12 Jun 2006

 

Harnessing the power, passion and goodnessof sport to help change the world. That is the vision of Sport Relief whichwants everyone across the UKto walk, jog or run a mile on July 15th to help fight poverty.

 

Surfing for Clean Coasts

 
 

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12 Jun 2006

 

Surfers from all around the world joined forces with Surfers Against Sewage (SAS) to launch an anti-beach litter campaign, Return to Offender ñ Address Known, in Scotland, last April.

 

SUSchool Goes National

 
 

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12 Jun 2006

 

The nationally acclaimed SUSchool project,which helps schools become more sustainable and eco-friendly, has reacted tothe increasing demand for its services and extended its membership scheme toschools and organisations across the UK.

 

The Art of Climate Change

 
 

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12 Jun 2006

 

On 3rd June a new exhibition, The Ship: The Art of Climate Change, will open at the Natural History Museum, London. The exhibition is the result of three scientific and artistic voyages to the Russian islands, collectively known as Svalbard.

 

The Big Ask Makes Big Noise

 
 

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12 Jun 2006

 

On May Day, more than a thousand music fans, politicians and celebrities gathered in the KoKo Club, London, to support the Big Ask climate change campaign run by Friends of the Earth.

 

The Real Black Gold

 
 

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12 Jun 2006

 

The ethical organisation, Eprida, isdeveloping a small scale unit that will simultaneously transform agriculturalwaste into hydrogen-rich biofuels, while also producing a fertilizer that fixescarbon dioxide emissions into the soil, where they are needed.