Category Archives: community

Marsha Smith @ Nottingham Contemporary TEDxLacemarket #tedxlm – YouTube

Marsha Smith @ Nottingham Contemporary TEDxLacemarket #tedxlm – YouTube. The link to this was included in an email from CJ Lyon of PCM Creative. Uploaded by Phil Campbell. Marsha Smith gives an inspirational talk on the importance of communal and … Continue reading

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Skills Exchange induction

I was finally inducted onto the Skills Exchange by Helen Rigby on Tuesday 8th June at the Tennyson building. I had to have my photo taken, fill in some forms, and Helen went thru some of the rules and guidelines … Continue reading

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Sumac admin meeting for June

I attended my first admin meeting at the Sumac Centre on Monday 7th June. They are held every first Monday of the month from 7:30 in the main bar room. This was only my second visit to the Sumac whatsoever. … Continue reading

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Skills Exchange 3rd birthday party

On the evening of Friday 28th May I attended the celebration of three years of the Skills Exchange project, an economic trading project run by the Partnership Council, at its new office of the Tennyson building on Forest Row West. … Continue reading

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Green Festival 2010

The Green Festival today was fantastic. I got there a little late, and certainly later than I’d told the TFF folks and VegSoc on Meetup. But it was really sunny and hot, everyone was half-naked, people were enjoying themselves, the … Continue reading

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Ecoworks veg box pickup

A couple of weeks ago I started the process of getting a veg box (or bag) regularly from Ecoworks. I then didn’t follow thru with setting up a payment method, because I had financial difficulties and also was considering other … Continue reading

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DAIN drop-in @ Skills Exchange

On the morning of Friday 21st May I was at a DAIN drop-in session at the Skills Exchange breakfast meeting of the Skills Exchange, a LETS-like project run by the Partnership Council, now in its new offices in the Tennyson … Continue reading

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Sumac skillshare on food foraging

On Saturday May 15th I went to the Sumac Centre for the first time in my entire life (!) to attend a skillshare session of Foraging for Food. I thought it was going to be on freeganism (as in skip-diving), … Continue reading

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TFF / TSSA meeting

Less than a week after our own meeting Transition Forest Fields held a meeting at the Lincolnshire Poacher with someone from Transition Sneinton & St. Ann’s, on Tuesday 11th May. We discussed three items: Possible collaboration in a stall at … Continue reading

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Partnership Council open day

There was an open day for the Partnership Council in its new home of the Tennyson building on Forest Road West from 12 till 4 on Saturday 8th May. I intended to get there earlier but only managed the last … Continue reading

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