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Please join the Million Mothers against no nukes!

An Urgent Message from The Million Mothers
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Dear people of the world, please lend us a hand.

Right now, our Japanese government is rushing to restart 10 of the idled nuclear power reactors by summertime. 522 more words

Ecology

Community Roots project update

Ive not touched written base for a while to talk a little about how our Community Roots project is going down on the old tennis courts of Southfields Pub in Great Lever.  202 more words

The Labour Party is backing the wrong 'planning' horse

Don’t get me wrong, I am a long standing Labour party supporter but when I read articles in Planning magazine outlining Labour’s proposals for the planning system, should they be elected, I can help but get frustrated that it has no direction, rehashes old ideals and fails to respond to the real challenges. 171 more words

A guide to neighbourhood planning

Here is an excellent, clear guide from Locality explaining what neighbourhood planning is and how it should be done: view here. Take a read to familiarise yourself with the process ahead of us! 377 more words

The New Cross Forum

A Model to Be Imitated

Saint of the Day:  St. Perpetuus

From Dirt to Shirt:  A t-shirt manufacturer focuses on supply chain transparency to win back American jobs from overseas.  TS Designs’ t-shirt labels feature a style number that allows purchasers to trace their garment all the way back to the farmer who grew the cotton, and that farmer is within 600 miles of where the cotton is ginned, spun, and made into shirts in Burlington, NC.   144 more words

Localism

The globalization of local, or, the localization of global

In a recent post, we discussed the research challenges of defining our subjects of interest. In seeking the answer, we have experienced a variety of related definitional challenges.  282 more words

Makers Project

Cloud Cuckoo Land over coffee shops

So, I had this published in my local paper this week (online version here). I am dreadfully disappointed that St Albans Civi Society, an organisation that did awesome work in the 1970s to save the City from a monstrous retail scheme (that would certainly have become a white elephant by now), has left its thinking in those by-gone days. 545 more words

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