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This morning, as part of the Our Place Wye programme, I went to a presentation of HealthAlert24 which is described as a “connectivity hub”: a simple touchscreen computer which offers support to those who aren’t regularly online/ do not have a history of computer use. 358 more words

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"Jammin' Crepes" in Princeton Offers Lessons In Low-Tech Sustainability

Last year, “Jammin’  Crepes” opened a much-anticipated bricks-and-mortar store on Nassau Street in Princeton (previously they had operated from a stall at the Thursday Farmer’s Market). 481 more words


Syriza Struggles with Ecological and Economic Needs

The victory of the Syriza party in Greece has many looking forward to a political party with ecological goals, but it will take a lot of maneuvering for Syriza to support both its environmental ideals and its commitment to new coal plants and other job-creating measures. 329 more words


We've added a Growing Trends podcast

We started the year with the aim of adding some improvements to our website, blog and internet radio show..

One of the things we did was to add a podcast which you can now find on iTunes and our podcast site   249 more words


Greece: A Cautionary Tale for Labour & Hopeful Message for the Progressive Left

In recent weeks, we have seen Labour vote for further austerity and against a motion to stop the costly replacement of Trident as well as rumours emerging that Labour would happily enter a… 831 more words


BOOM: North America's Explosive Oil-By-Rail Problem

On July 6, 2013, a train hauling two million gallons of crude oil exploded in the Canadian town of Lac-Megantic, killing 47 people. It took two days to put out the fire and devastated the small community. 159 more words



The following is my recollection of the main points of last week’s parish council meeting:

1/ After lengthy discussion about the Parish Council’s budget for 2015-16, it was decided to raise the precept by 2%. 310 more words

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