Category: “Community projects”

2 Minute Litter...

Press Release: New litter-pick scheme to help stem the tide of plastic entering the Thames Be Richmond and South West London Environment Network are making it easier for Richmond residents and visitors to keep the towpath tidy and reduce the amount of plastic entering the Thames. People can now quickly and easily get hold of […]

Two Ladies Fight...

Christine Weller and Clare Box are doing their bit to help reduce local food waste by opening a pop-up café in East Twickenham that intercepts surplus food. They are part of https://therealjunkfoodproject.org a growing movement started by a former Leeds chef who wanted to do something to reduce the UK’s vast quantities of food waste. […]

Solar Panel Electricity Systems

Produce cheap and clean electricity from sunlight and GET PAID Electricity prices have increased by roughly 7% every year for more than a decade. The demand for electricity has also grown substantially over the past few years. The residential sector is largely responsible for this increase. Solar panel systems can be designed so that a household’s electricity demand is wholly […]

The Jam Yesterday...

On Saturday, the Jam Yesterday Jam Tomorrow projects’ Open Day took place in Marble Hill Park. Twickenham. Although not quite the sunny day hoped for, the grey sky didn’t deter people away. The volunteers had worked hard in preparing the garden for it. The open day was part of capital growth’s Edible Open Gardens Day. […]

Restarting Tooting: A...

Yesterday I was witness to an inspiring event, a Restart Project drop-in event organised by Transition Town Tooting. If you haven’t come across Restart Project, they are a charity ‘taking local action to prevent electronic waste through hands-on, learning events where we help people fix their own electronics – and help others to do the […]