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I am a retired engineer living in the City ward. I have always been interested in the environment and nature so it was natural that I should become involved in the Transition Movement. I became the co-ordinator of the local group in March 2015.
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Notes of Transition Chester Monthly Meeting Tuesday 2nd January 2018 at the Old Custom House 3 attending: Arnold Wilkes, Peter Benson and Graham Booth. Apologies: John Tacon, Stephen Savory and Catherine Green 1 – UPDATES Item Action CCELi. The Northgate site has not generated the predicted power in the months of Oct, Nov and […]
If you’ve made the decision to reduce your waste by reusing, recycling and composting as much as you can, where do you start? Here are our top ten tips for reducing household waste! 1- Find out what recyclable materials can be collected from your kerbside and make it your goal to recycle as much as you […]
Learning how to work well together People often look at the great projects that come out of Transition: community energy projects; local currencies; ambitious food projects and so on, and they assume they happen by magic. But central to any project being successful is a healthy group. Creating healthy groups is something we aren’t taught […]
Here are some principles which guide what we do: We respect resource limits and create resilience: the urgent need to reduce carbon dioxide emissions, greatly reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and make wise use of precious resources is at the forefront of everything we do. We promote inclusivity and social justice: the most disadvantaged […]
People get involved with Transition for all sorts of reasons: • To get to know their neighbours • To feel that they are making a difference in the world, both now, and for future generations • To overcome the sense of disconnection they feel from self, others and from the nature around them because the […]