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Posts from ‘March, 2012’

TT Business – The Northwest & the cradle of the Industrial Revolution.. does it understand the next one?

Today we have an important presentation by Richard Branson followed by an Interview with Telegraph business reported Ambrose Evans-Pritchard and then an interview with Chris Martenson that pulls all this together. In February 2010, a group of business leaders (including Richard Branson) came together to issue the UK government a warning: we’ve had the credit crisis, [...]

One Million Climate Jobs Caravan – Bolton 21st May

Poster Coming to Bolton 21st May & Wigan 22nd May. The CLIMATE JOBS CARAVAN – backed by a number of national unions and campaign groups – is a 2000 mile campaign tour of towns and cities to promote the ONE MILLION CLIMATE JOBS REPORT and raise public discussion of how jobs lost in your locality can be [...]

Walking and Cycling meeting update – 16th March 2012

Notes from ‘A Sustainable Vision for Bolton’ – Transport The Vision Design roads to prioritise pedestrians and cyclists. Less need for ‘Transport’ because local services are within walking distance. What we can do 2012 to reach the Vision 2026 More community representatives on the cycle forum. More promotion of the Cycle Forum. More bike training [...]

Bolton Local Food Forum – Wed 2nd May 2012

If you are interested in local food then come along to Bolton Local Food Forum. Next Meeting; Wed 2nd May 2012 Venue: The Kitchen on Great Moor Street Time: 3pm Agenda: 1)Sustainable/Local Food Statement (Economic, health and growing). 2) Update Food Festival & directory. 3) AOB That people may want to add.  

Bolton Local Food Forum – 13th March 2012

Notes from ‘A sustainable Vision for Bolton’ – Local Food VISION Many more local jobs created linked to local food production and sale in market gardens and markets. The setting up of Estate Based food Cooperatives  What we can do 2012 to reach the Vision 2026 Set up a working group to liase with the [...]

Local Food Forum – Tuesday 13th March 6pm

Local Food – The Vision by 2026 - Many more local jobs created linked to local food production and sale in market gardens and markets. Tuesday 13th March from 6pm 16, Wood Street, Bolton BL1 1DY. From the SWAN HOTEL  it’s the second left Off Bradshawgate in the town centre. If you are traveling by car – [...]

Colin Campbell’s Response to the Guardian IEA Reporting November 20, 2009 by Dr. Colin Campbell

  http://aspoireland.org/2009/11/20/ieawhistleblowerresponse/

Bolton Wholefood Coop – celebrating over 20 years as a cooperative with all it’s ups and downs.

Let’s be realistic. Bolton has had a food cooperative for over 20 years now but people come and go and as families and circumstances change so do faces. It’s always been a group of people who meet to bulk buy once a month (this could change to weekly if enough people wanted) and they buy [...]

Will the impact of peak oil be sudden and dramatic?

Richard Heinberg of the post carbon institute talks about adapting at city wide scale.

Moving towards a 21 hour working week could solve many of our most pressing social, economic and environmental problems.

Moving towards a 21 hour working week could solve many of our most pressing social, economic and environmental problems. Anna Coote, Tim Jackson and Juliet Schor outline nef’s vision.