Articles Tagged with the word ‘village’
03 Mar 2010
Shanna Jones writes about her travels from Shropshire to the remote village of Inverie on Knoydart, in the Scottish highlands.
23 Nov 2009
Six firefighters from Shropshire, in the UK, have recently driven a fire engine more than a thousand miles to help a Hungarian community in need.
11 Mar 2009
From a small village in the dusty plains of north India, to the humid intensity of a railway junction, Performers Without Borders have been sowing the seeds of positive change.
11 Mar 2009
David Peat talks about his win-win situation at the Pari Centre in Italy and how the Centre is bringing positive developments to the local community.
25 Feb 2009
In Palestine, the zaytoun olive trees are revered and symbolizes many things, including family, land and hope. This is the story of Mahmoud Issa an Olive Farmer in Palestine.
15 Sep 2008
William Kamkwamba 14, living in a village in Malawi, with no electricity, has made an astounding achievement by building a power-generating windmill.
18 Dec 2007
Danielle Carr-Gomm shares her vision of the future for an exciting new eco-project in Bulgaria.
14 Mar 2007
Kamal Mousawak tells us how the first farmers market in Lebanon is refusing to let the current hostilities destroy its vision.
29 Nov 2006
An environmental group from Brilley are celebrating their first year ofworking towards making their village the only carbon neutral one inHerefordshire. The Marches Energy Agency have help-ed develop theproject and also produced a Climate Change Strategy for Villages.
28 Feb 2005
As the world organizes a massive relief mission in the wake of the worst natural diaster in modern times a whole new movement which could radically affect the way we respond to disasters is proposed by author Guy Dauncey. It's called 'Adopt a Village'
30 Dec 2003
People Planting is a scheme to help communities grow their own wood-lands. The scheme allows children and adults alike to dispel those feelings of helplessness in the face of environmental horror stories and enjoy repairing the damage. It is run by the community for the community and as such it strengthens community spirit and pride.
30 Dec 2002
During my gap year, in the autumn of 2001, I went back to my old sixth form at Impington Village College to set up a SPAN (Sixth formers' Political Awareness Network) group as a forum for politically interested people to take action.