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  • THE BREXIT BILL IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS. Thursday 23 FEBRUARY, 7.00-9.00 pm

    INFORMAL PRE-PARLIAMENTARY CONSULTATIONS WITH LORD BRADSHAW, METHODIST CHURCH HALL, WALLINGFORD. Worried about the environmental implications of Brexit? What environmental issues do you want raised by Lord Bradshaw and other peers in the House of Lords debate? This is your opportunity to have your say.

    Posted at 15th February 2017 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on THE BREXIT BILL IN THE HOUSE OF LORDS. Thursday 23 FEBRUARY, 7.00-9.00 pm
  • Next Swap Shop April 8th 2017 in Wallingford

    Regal Centre, Wallingford 9.45-11.30 on Saturday April 8th, 2017 Don't chuck it, Swap it! Time for a Spring clearout. The next Sustainable Wallingford Swap Shop is on April 8th, bring your unwanted things for re-use and help yourself to amazing  items at our next swap shop, anyone can come and you don't have to bring anything. You can make a small donation though, ...

    Posted at 14th December 2016 | By : | Categories : Events,News,Waste | Comments Off on Next Swap Shop April 8th 2017 in Wallingford
  • Barn Dance 25th February from 6.30, Cholsey Great Hall

    Roll up, roll up for a night of fun. Sustainable Wallingford is holding a barn dance on Saturday 25th February in the Great Hall at Cholsey Meadows, featuring popular local band, Traction, with their caller Pete North. Don't worry if you don't know your Canadian Barn dance from your Dashing White Sergent, the caller will keep you right. Come as a family, come with friends, make up ...

    Posted at 12th January 2017 | By : | Categories : Events,News | Comments Off on Barn Dance 25th February from 6.30, Cholsey Great Hall
  • Sustainable Didcot, again

    This fellow "Sustainable" is organising free home thermal imaging surveys in Didcot during January and February to show where heat is being lost from people's houses. This is useful for identifying insulation problems and saving money! A chilly job, they would love to hear from anyone local who would like a survey. Visit here for more details

    Posted at 4th January 2017 | By : | Categories : Energy,News | Comments Off on Sustainable Didcot, again
  • Local producers market 8th anniversary

    Our local producer's market celebrated 8 years trading. The Mayor, Cllr Lynda Atkins, cut a birthday cake. We also had a new stall and a new cheese to try. The regular stallholders in the Regal Centre, Wallingford are: Little Wittenham Lamb - Lauren and Dan Marriott Little Wittenham Lamb ....does beef! Last weekend we had a full selection of lamb, but we also our grass reared Dexter beef on sale. Come next time, or email us ...

    Posted at 19th September 2015 | By : | Categories : Buy Local,News | Comments Off on Local producers market 8th anniversary
  • pre-Christmas gathering for members and friends

    Our member Janey from Everyone's An Artist invited members and friends to a Christmas get together at her house round the fire with some music in the Studio. We were enchanted by the lights and different scenes in Janey's house and garden, including her private beach. Fortunately the evening was clear for tottering in and out. Food came free! from the South Oxfordshire Food and Education Academy, and Janey and others provided their own special treats. ...

    Posted at 2nd December 2016 | By : | Categories : Food,News | Comments Off on pre-Christmas gathering for members and friends
  • Natural Christmas at Cholsey Pavilion

    Sustainable Wallingford and Cholsey held an enjoyable and successful event, with ideas for a fun, frugal, and natural Christmas. We were joined by graduates from the local Tree House School, and our member Janey Carline of Everyone's an Artist We entertained about 50 visitors with free food from  the South Oxfordshire Food Education Alliance,  and ideas for making your own unique and natural decorations and gifts. Children enjoyed themselves with papier ...

    Posted at 2nd December 2016 | By : | Categories : Food,News | Comments Off on Natural Christmas at Cholsey Pavilion
  • Buy Local: biking discount for members- thanks Rides on Air

    Wallingford's local bikeshop Rides on Air offers Sustainable Wallingford members 10% discount on parts and accessories and 5% off bikes! If you cycle to work, you can also get up to 42% off a new bike through your employer and tax reduction, as well as preserving air quality and improving your health.

    Posted at 27th October 2016 | By : | Categories : Air quality,Buy Local,News,Transport | Comments Off on Buy Local: biking discount for members- thanks Rides on Air
  • Micro-Earths: – Jason Lewis, 7.30pm, 27 Oct, Wantage, + water from SustainableWallingford

    Sustainable Wantage is helping to organise a talk by Guinness World Record holder, author and explorer Jason Lewis, as part of the 2016 ‘Wantage not just Betjeman’ literary festival.  The talk, sponsored by the the MidCounties Co-operative Campaigns Fund, will explore sustainability lessons drawn from different communities around the world who live within their finite resources. It will follow an earlier talk Jason is giving on the same day entitled ‘To the Brink’  where he’ll ...

    Posted at 25th October 2016 | By : | Categories : Events,Food,News,Transport,Water | Comments Off on Micro-Earths: – Jason Lewis, 7.30pm, 27 Oct, Wantage, + water from SustainableWallingford
  • Air Quality Consultations in Henley 29 October

    If you live in Watlington, Wallingford or Henley SODC want hear your views on proposals to cut vehicle emissions. SODC are holding special drop in exhibitions between 10am and 2pm ( details ) on the following dates: Saturday 15 October – Watlington Town Hall Saturday 22 October – Wallingford Town Hall Saturday 29 October – Henley Town Hall You can find out about the proposals for ...

    Posted at 12th October 2016 | By : | Categories : Air quality,Events,News | Comments Off on Air Quality Consultations in Henley 29 October
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