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Collaborative Consumption is the new black. So, please give it a go! The unfortunate thing with those new platforms such as Streetbank, timebank, landsharing etc. is that if they does not achieve critical...

StreetBank Meet-up in Leicester

Collaborative Consumption is the new black. So, please give it a go! The unfortunate thing with those new platforms such as Streetbank, timebank, landsharing etc. is that if they does not achieve critical…

Run On Sun is Friends of the Earth’s campaign to make it easy for schools to run on solar power – and save bags of cash to spend on pupils. The...

Run On Sun

Run On Sun is Friends of the Earth’s campaign to make it easy for schools to run on solar power – and save bags of cash to spend on pupils. The…

Positive Money Leicester is looking for a new volunteer coordinator. Marie, who is currently in post, is looking to get a grip on a new voluntary project. She would like...

Positive Money – Volunteer Coordinator needed

Positive Money Leicester is looking for a new volunteer coordinator. Marie, who is currently in post, is looking to get a grip on a new voluntary project. She would like…

Debates tend to bring together expert researchers and politicians arguing on the steps forward for the future of humanity. Experts have always good arguments and counter-attack to keep the discussion...

Do you need to be an expert to talk about money?

Debates tend to bring together expert researchers and politicians arguing on the steps forward for the future of humanity. Experts have always good arguments and counter-attack to keep the discussion…

        https://www.transitionnetwork.org/news/2014-06-04/june-2014-transition-network-newsletter  

June 2014 Transition Network Newsletter

        https://www.transitionnetwork.org/news/2014-06-04/june-2014-transition-network-newsletter  

Just a reminder that the annual Riverside Festival is starting again tomorrow – 7th June – 8th June, and we will be there! Look for the Greenlight Tent! For instructions...

Riverside Festival Tomorrow!

Just a reminder that the annual Riverside Festival is starting again tomorrow – 7th June – 8th June, and we will be there! Look for the Greenlight Tent! For instructions…

Leicester College has hosted its first Green Day event to raise awareness about environmental issues. The event was aimed at highlighting the difference behavioural change can make on the environment,...

Green Day Event At Leicester College

Leicester College has hosted its first Green Day event to raise awareness about environmental issues. The event was aimed at highlighting the difference behavioural change can make on the environment,…

Are you interested in renewable energy and a sustainable future? Do you have an idea for making something using renewable energy but never got around to it? Do you want...

Eco Technology Group

Are you interested in renewable energy and a sustainable future? Do you have an idea for making something using renewable energy but never got around to it? Do you want…

In the Moneyless Manifesto by Mark Boyle, I stumbled across ‘gift circles’ and we are going to give it a go at Riverside Festival on the 7th June 2014 at 3pm...

Gift Circles at the Riverside Festival on Saturday 7th June at 3pm

In the Moneyless Manifesto by Mark Boyle, I stumbled across ‘gift circles’ and we are going to give it a go at Riverside Festival on the 7th June 2014 at 3pm…

Would you like some ideas about making your home and/or life greener? Come and look around the homes of people who are changing their homes and lives to reduce their...

Leicester Green Open Homes and Living

Would you like some ideas about making your home and/or life greener? Come and look around the homes of people who are changing their homes and lives to reduce their…

On Sunday 11th May, it was for us the moment of truth. We were running our money workshop which we have been working on in the past four months. We...

Money Workshop Aftermath

On Sunday 11th May, it was for us the moment of truth. We were running our money workshop which we have been working on in the past four months. We…

Environmental campaigners say parking prices should be increased and vehicles banned from more streets in order to tackle air pollution. The Leicester group of Friends of the Earth said the...

‘Put Up Parking Charges To Help Tackle Pollution’

Environmental campaigners say parking prices should be increased and vehicles banned from more streets in order to tackle air pollution. The Leicester group of Friends of the Earth said the…

        http://www.transitionnetwork.org/news/2014-05-02/may-2014-transition-network-newsletter

May 2014 Transition Network Newsletter

        http://www.transitionnetwork.org/news/2014-05-02/may-2014-transition-network-newsletter

A one-day workshop run by Footpaths Sunday 11th May, 11am-4pm, Bishop Street, Leicester To book or for more information, contact Footpaths on 0116 2899 074 or footpaths@transitionleicester.org.uk   Please book early...

Money: Impacts, Perceptions and Actions

A one-day workshop run by Footpaths Sunday 11th May, 11am-4pm, Bishop Street, Leicester To book or for more information, contact Footpaths on 0116 2899 074 or footpaths@transitionleicester.org.uk   Please book early…

In regards to this post, the date of the Transition Leicester meet-up HAS BEEN CHANGED. The new date is Friday 16th May at 12.30 at the Good Earth, Free Lane...

UPDATE RE: Transition Leicester Group Meeting

In regards to this post, the date of the Transition Leicester meet-up HAS BEEN CHANGED. The new date is Friday 16th May at 12.30 at the Good Earth, Free Lane…

The next Transition Leicester meet-up will be on Friday 9th May at 12.30 at the Good Earth, Free Lane (off Halford road). Directions here.

Next Transition Leicester Meet-up

The next Transition Leicester meet-up will be on Friday 9th May at 12.30 at the Good Earth, Free Lane (off Halford road). Directions here.

GreenLight MSC are very excited to invite you to hear Dr Ruth Valerio speak on the topic of Food and Faith: How to eat well in a Hungry World. It...

Food and Faith: How to eat well in a Hungry World

GreenLight MSC are very excited to invite you to hear Dr Ruth Valerio speak on the topic of Food and Faith: How to eat well in a Hungry World. It…

Sign the petition here: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/stop-the-government-blocking-uk-wind-farms To: David Cameron MP, UK Prime Minister, Stop blocking onshore wind energy projects, which have previously received planning approval from local councils or the planning...

Stop The Government Blocking Windfarms!

Sign the petition here: https://you.38degrees.org.uk/petitions/stop-the-government-blocking-uk-wind-farms To: David Cameron MP, UK Prime Minister, Stop blocking onshore wind energy projects, which have previously received planning approval from local councils or the planning…

Plans to turn the Government estate as well as factories, supermarkets and car parks into “solar hubs” were outlined in a new strategy by Energy Minister Greg Barker on 4th...

The UK’s Rooftops To Become Power Stations

Plans to turn the Government estate as well as factories, supermarkets and car parks into “solar hubs” were outlined in a new strategy by Energy Minister Greg Barker on 4th…

        http://www.transitionnetwork.org/news/2014-04-03/april-2014-transition-network-newsletter

April 2014 Transition Network Newsletter

        http://www.transitionnetwork.org/news/2014-04-03/april-2014-transition-network-newsletter

Saturday 26 April, 2014 – 10.15am – 4.30pm Hanson Hall, Wellington Street, Leicester, LE1 6HL  The Fairtrade Foundation and Fairtrade City of Leicester, invite all Fairtrade supporters in the East...

East Midlands Fairtrade Supporter Conference

Saturday 26 April, 2014 – 10.15am – 4.30pm Hanson Hall, Wellington Street, Leicester, LE1 6HL  The Fairtrade Foundation and Fairtrade City of Leicester, invite all Fairtrade supporters in the East…

The Frack Free Petition for the city has gone live! We have previously posted about Fracking on behalf of Friends of The Earth Leicester, and now we have a chance to...

Declare Leicester City Frack Free

The Frack Free Petition for the city has gone live! We have previously posted about Fracking on behalf of Friends of The Earth Leicester, and now we have a chance to…

10th – 18th May 2014 For the second year running homes across the two counties will be opening their doors to show you what they have done to save energy,...

Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Eco Homes Week

10th – 18th May 2014 For the second year running homes across the two counties will be opening their doors to show you what they have done to save energy,…

Schools, youth clubs, businesses and community projects are in line to receive recognition for working to make their district a cleaner and safer place to live. They are among 15 contenders for...

Green schemes shortlisted for North West Leicestershire District Council award

Schools, youth clubs, businesses and community projects are in line to receive recognition for working to make their district a cleaner and safer place to live. They are among 15 contenders for…

Barn owls, a majestic icon of the British countryside, are dying off in their thousands. A changing climate and habitat loss is part of the picture, but Britain’s barn owls are...

Save Britain’s Barn Owls

Barn owls, a majestic icon of the British countryside, are dying off in their thousands. A changing climate and habitat loss is part of the picture, but Britain’s barn owls are…

Grow Wild is an exciting four-year campaign to bring people together to sow UK native wild flowers. We believe that we can transform where we live – bringing colour and...

Grow Wild – Flowers to the People

Grow Wild is an exciting four-year campaign to bring people together to sow UK native wild flowers. We believe that we can transform where we live – bringing colour and…

  – To all interested in Positive Money and want to do something in Leicester. We are meeting Tuesday 28th of January at De Montfort University in The Queens Building –...

Positive Money Event

  – To all interested in Positive Money and want to do something in Leicester. We are meeting Tuesday 28th of January at De Montfort University in The Queens Building –…

Transition Leicester are offering the last few places on the Introduction to Permaculture Course at the subsidised rate of £40 – instead of the full fee of £80 – for...

A few subsidised places available on the Introduction to Permaculture Course

Transition Leicester are offering the last few places on the Introduction to Permaculture Course at the subsidised rate of £40 – instead of the full fee of £80 – for…

  In the last few months, I contemplated the idea of organising an event in Leicester about Money and the financial system. I first started by looking for a supportive...

Positive Money Leicester article

  In the last few months, I contemplated the idea of organising an event in Leicester about Money and the financial system. I first started by looking for a supportive…

https://www.transitionnetwork.org/news/2013-12-05/december-2013-transition-network-newsletter

December Transition Network Newsletter

https://www.transitionnetwork.org/news/2013-12-05/december-2013-transition-network-newsletter

The Green Place News                                 December 2013   Sileby Christmas Lights Night  - Friday 6th December - 4 – 7.30 p.m.  Don’t miss out on our late night opening this Friday.  Join in the festivities,...

The Green Place News December 2013

The Green Place News                                 December 2013   Sileby Christmas Lights Night  - Friday 6th December - 4 – 7.30 p.m.  Don’t miss out on our late night opening this Friday.  Join in the festivities,…

The Conservation Volunteers (Leicester) are currently recruiting for our Work-based Environmental Conservation Diploma levels 1 & 2 courses. The courses are on a roll-on roll-off basis so we are now...

Take a Step Towards a Green Career!

The Conservation Volunteers (Leicester) are currently recruiting for our Work-based Environmental Conservation Diploma levels 1 & 2 courses. The courses are on a roll-on roll-off basis so we are now…

Sainsbury’s is opening two stores, one in Leicester and one in Weymouth Gateway, which will feature a range of measures designed to reduce their environmental impact, including filling station roofs...

Sainsbury’s opens ‘Triple Zero’ environmentally friendly Leicester store

Sainsbury’s is opening two stores, one in Leicester and one in Weymouth Gateway, which will feature a range of measures designed to reduce their environmental impact, including filling station roofs…

FREE 8-week online course ‘Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions’ Enrol now or let your friends know! The University of Exeter has launched a free online course Climate change: Challenges and Solutions,...

Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions – Free online course

FREE 8-week online course ‘Climate Change: Challenges and Solutions’ Enrol now or let your friends know! The University of Exeter has launched a free online course Climate change: Challenges and Solutions,…

The Green Place News                                 November 2013   Events at The Green Place Be sure to make the most of our last few events of 2013: Saturday 30th November - Christmas Crafts Day 11 am...

The Green Place November Events

The Green Place News                                 November 2013   Events at The Green Place Be sure to make the most of our last few events of 2013: Saturday 30th November - Christmas Crafts Day 11 am…

  POVERTY, DEBT, INEQUALITY It is all about Money IMAGINATION, CHANGE, SOLUTIONS It is all about People PEOPLE & MONEY DISCUSSION TIME IN LEICESTER   FROM 6.30 TO 9PM 3rd...

Positive Money Event

  POVERTY, DEBT, INEQUALITY It is all about Money IMAGINATION, CHANGE, SOLUTIONS It is all about People PEOPLE & MONEY DISCUSSION TIME IN LEICESTER   FROM 6.30 TO 9PM 3rd…

The Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy at the University of Leicester School of Management is holding a joint book launch and discussion on Tuesday 29 October 2013 focusing on two...

Anarchism and organisation event

The Centre for Philosophy and Political Economy at the University of Leicester School of Management is holding a joint book launch and discussion on Tuesday 29 October 2013 focusing on two…

  Today sees the launch of Leicester’s Climate Change Programme of Action updated for 2013-14. Please find a copy attached.  The updated plan sets out the actions we are intending...

Leicester’s Climate Change programme of Action

  Today sees the launch of Leicester’s Climate Change Programme of Action updated for 2013-14. Please find a copy attached.  The updated plan sets out the actions we are intending…

Earth Care, People Care, Fair Shares In advance of the 2014 Permaculture Design Courses, Transition Leicester is offering free 90-minute taster sessions on Saturday 2nd November and Saturday 7th December....

Free Permaculture Taster This Saturday 2nd November

Earth Care, People Care, Fair Shares In advance of the 2014 Permaculture Design Courses, Transition Leicester is offering free 90-minute taster sessions on Saturday 2nd November and Saturday 7th December….

Are you interested in action and campaigning to get more people cycling and to improve cycling facilities? EAST MIDLANDS CYCLE FORUM Saturday 26th October 2013 Friends Meeting House, 16 Queens...

Sat 26th Oct

Are you interested in action and campaigning to get more people cycling and to improve cycling facilities? EAST MIDLANDS CYCLE FORUM Saturday 26th October 2013 Friends Meeting House, 16 Queens…

The latest Transition Network newsletter is now online and can be read here.  The focus of this issue is climate.  Transition Network and Post Carbon Institute have published a new...

October 2013 – Transition Network Newsletter

The latest Transition Network newsletter is now online and can be read here.  The focus of this issue is climate.  Transition Network and Post Carbon Institute have published a new…

Read how Transition Leicester’s own Marie Lefebvre won a place on a Transition Training course on change her life for the better!! https://www.transitionnetwork.org/blogs/rob-hopkins/2013-09/marie-lefebvre-power-getting-organised

Transition Training Winner

Read how Transition Leicester’s own Marie Lefebvre won a place on a Transition Training course on change her life for the better!! https://www.transitionnetwork.org/blogs/rob-hopkins/2013-09/marie-lefebvre-power-getting-organised

Transition Leicester’s next Introduction to Permaculture Course will take place on 23rd and 24th November 2013 at Leicester Botanic Garden. Permaculture is a system for designing and creating sustainable systems,...

Venue announced for next Permaculture Introduction Course

Transition Leicester’s next Introduction to Permaculture Course will take place on 23rd and 24th November 2013 at Leicester Botanic Garden. Permaculture is a system for designing and creating sustainable systems,…

Are you bothered about where your food comes from, who produced it and how many days and miles it travelled to reach your plate? Could you consider switching to more...

25% off local vegetables continues

Are you bothered about where your food comes from, who produced it and how many days and miles it travelled to reach your plate? Could you consider switching to more…

Earth Care, People Care, Fair Shares In advance of the 2014 Permaculture Design Courses, Transition Leicester is offering free 90-minute taster sessions on Saturday 2nd November and Saturday 7th December....

Design sustainability into your life!

Earth Care, People Care, Fair Shares In advance of the 2014 Permaculture Design Courses, Transition Leicester is offering free 90-minute taster sessions on Saturday 2nd November and Saturday 7th December….

Local people have formed a new campaign group to call for more action to tackle air pollution in Leicester and Leicestershire.   The new group — ‘Healthy Air Leicester and Leicestershire’...

Healthy Air Leicester and Leicestershire

Local people have formed a new campaign group to call for more action to tackle air pollution in Leicester and Leicestershire.   The new group — ‘Healthy Air Leicester and Leicestershire’…

Leicester has been selected as a focus case study for PhD research on the personal motivations and narratives behind the Transition experience, to be carried out by Chris Thornton, University...

Research on the Transition Leicester experience

Leicester has been selected as a focus case study for PhD research on the personal motivations and narratives behind the Transition experience, to be carried out by Chris Thornton, University…

LESSBIG stands for LEicesterShire Sustainable Self-Build Interest Group, and we are a network of people around Leicester & Leicestershire, and as the name suggests, we have an interest in sustainable...

LESSBIG

LESSBIG stands for LEicesterShire Sustainable Self-Build Interest Group, and we are a network of people around Leicester & Leicestershire, and as the name suggests, we have an interest in sustainable…

Locally based John Cleveland College Community Woodheat Co-operative is launching a ‘£1million share offer’, enabling it to install what is believed to be the first large-scale co-operative biomass project in...

Local Biomass Co-operative Plans £1 million Renewable Energy Innovating Investment in Leicestershire School

Locally based John Cleveland College Community Woodheat Co-operative is launching a ‘£1million share offer’, enabling it to install what is believed to be the first large-scale co-operative biomass project in…

We would like to advertise the monthly Transition Leicester Steering Group meeting and how anyone who wants to contribute can participate! Come along and see how we shape the direction...

Steering Group Meetings

We would like to advertise the monthly Transition Leicester Steering Group meeting and how anyone who wants to contribute can participate! Come along and see how we shape the direction…