Articles Tagged with the word ‘Council’

The age-old practice of speaking and listening from the heart

/ Education, Spirit

06 May 2011


Pippa Bondy, a facilitator of courses on ‘the way of council’ – an ancient indigenous practice of holding speaking and listening circles – explains its value in today’s society

Cornwall's Solar Plant is UK's First

/ Renewable Energy, Sustainable Development

13 Dec 2010


Planning permission has been given for the UK's first solar power station to situated on the seven acre site of the former Wheal Jane tin mine, near Truro


Notes on Peace


Arts, Democracy

01 Dec 2010


British Council Global Changemaker Zuhal Sultan sees her dream for a National Youth Orchestra of Iraq come to life


Capital B



13 Sep 2010


A round-up of all things positive in Bristol, courtesy of The Source magazine - a celebration of sustainable living in the South West


Shropshire Schools Success in Artsmark Awards


Archive, Youth

11 Aug 2010


Shropshire schools are celebrating their success in the national Artsmark Award with 39 schools having received this special award.


Council Helps Residents Track Energy Use


/ Archive

01 Mar 2010


Herefordshire Council is helping local residents to save money and reduce their carbon footprint, by lending out energy monitors to householders.


Renewable World



24 Nov 2009


Here's the book we've been waiting for: a thorough, up-to-date, andabove all proportionate response to our climatic predicament


Shropshire's Free Trees



23 Nov 2009


Shropshire Council, in central England, has launched three partnership schemes to help bring an extra 45,000 trees into the county's landscape.


Good Green News For Stockholm



31 Aug 2009


The Swedish capital, Stockholm, has been recently announced as the first European Green Capital for 2010.


Young People Step Up Pressure on World Leaders


Archive, Youth

26 Aug 2009


Young people from around the globe this week called on world leaders to take radical measures against climate change.


Global Changemakers



15 Jun 2009


In Spring, a group of passionate young people from the 20 most powerful nations in the world were given an opportunity to participate in the recent London Summit, to represent the views of their generation.


Isle of Wight to be the World's First Eco Island



15 Jun 2009


The Isle of Wight is set to become the world's first Eco Island. The aim is to have the lowest carbon footprint in England.


Climate Change Champions Leaf Up Local Landscape



15 Jun 2009


An initiative to teach pupils about the important role that trees play within the environment, has seen 14 schools from Stoke-on-Trent give their local landscape a green makeover.


Volunteering for the British Youth Council


Archive, Youth

02 Jun 2009


Are you interested in becoming a full time campaign volunteer with the British Youth Council?


Chew TV Hollaboxx



21 Apr 2009


Aged 16-25, fed up and reckon there's nothing to do in Cornwall? Hollaboxx is here!


Under 26s Go Free!



11 Apr 2009


Roll up, roll up, roll up! The British Arts Council has teamed up with hundreds of venues to give away 618,000 free theatre tickets to under 26 year olds.


New Bank Comes to Economic Rescue



10 Mar 2009


Plans have recently been unveiled by Birmingham City Council in the UK, to create a municipal bank that could help local residents through the current economic downturn.


Hollaboxx is Here!



01 Dec 2008


Aged 16-25, fed up and reckon there's nothing to do in Cornwall? Hollaboxx is here!


Fairtrade Limerick



24 Nov 2008


Limerick City Council celebrated their third birthday as a Fairtrade City. Its Fairtrade committee is delighted that they have achieved and maintained Fairtrade status.


Less is More



24 Nov 2008


This years's Schumacher Lectures celebrated new ideas from passionate advocates of change to people reshaping society from the ground up.