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Posts from ‘November, 2011’

Growing & using Comfrey for gardeners

http://thesecretpeople.wordpress.com/allotment/comfrey/ Comfrey the wonder plant - http://www.allotment.org.uk/vegetable/comfrey/comfrey.PDF                      

The How, Why and When of Community Enterprise -Wednesday 7th December 7pm – 8.30pm

The How, Why and When of Community Enterprise is a free workshop at the Friends Meeting House in the centre of Bolton on Wednesday 7th December 7pm – 8.30pm. This informal workshop offers a different perspective on getting community projects started, which is particularly suited to the tough financial times we are experiencing. CommEnt CIC [...]

Talk on Drones at Bolton FMH – 8 December 2011

No to Killer Drones-v3   Hear Dave Webb, chair of national CND, inform us about Drones at the agm of Bolton CND/STW at 7.30pm on Thursday  8  December at Friends Meeting House, Silverwell Street, Bolton Attached is a flyer about this talk. Please come yourselves and publicise this with anyone else who might be interested.

Enterprise society – Building markets that collaborate to succeed – Tuesday 29th Nov 2011

 A meeting has been scheduled for 4pm in the University of Boltons library’s London room, next Tuesday 29th Nov 2011.   We would like to promote a strategy for building markets for start-ups and small businesses to collaborate and create the conditions for success. It is understood that starting a new business requires creativity and passion, [...]

Reducing your energy bills: how to find efficient appliances

  How we buy and use electrical appliances in the home has a significant impact on how much electricity we consume – and thus, how high our bills are. So how do we make sure that we buy the most efficient appliance for our needs? http://www.yougen.co.uk/blog-entry/1773/Reducing+your+energy+bills%273A+how+to+find+efficient+appliances/

Rethinking ‘progress’

James Cameron and rethinking what we might call ‘progress’

Dear Kids

The reading of the Will – Joanna Macy Dear Kids, We, the generation in power since World War Two, seem to have used up pretty much everything ourselves. We kind of drained all the resources out of our manufacturing industries, so there’s not much left there. The beautiful old buildings that were built to last [...]

Does MF global mean anything to you?

“The Entire System Has Been Utterly Destroyed By The MF Global Collapse” – Presenting The First MF Global Casualty. http://www.zerohedge.com/news/entire-system-has-been-utterly-destroyed-mf-global-collapse-presenting-first-mf-global-casualty One investor’s story I have a few stories today about the continuing saga into the MF Global catastrophe…starting with this comment from reader “Frances in Texas”. “[On Tuesday] you commented that the traders from MF [...]

Rocket Stove Workshop – 17 Nov 2011

Rocket Stove Workshop Beginner The aim of this workshop is to teach you why rocket Stoves are the most energy efficient wood burning stove in the world and how you can make one out of two tin cans. [events_calendar full=4]  

Campaign to ban plastic bags

My name is Amber, I’m 16 years old and I’ve been inspired to set up my own campaign to the government to lobby them to ban the plastic bags. In August this year I set up an online petition on the government’s petition site and have been working with my local environmental group, Deal With [...]