Author Archives: pollybenfield

Transition Tales

From Puddles To Nets (Transition Tales day 8) 5th April 2010 … Sally & I left Lyme Regis late morning after hearing a few more tales of Turn Lyme Green – how they won Pride of Place, their community orchards … Continue reading

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Garden Share Lyme Regis

30 people attended the launch of Garden Share Lyme Regis at the Marine Theatre on 16 March 2010, and our first match of grower to garden owner was made. See the Lyme Regis News story here. Download our leaflet to learn … Continue reading

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Recycling News.

We are continuing to support efforts on recycling in Lyme, including the possibility of compressing the styrofoam used mostly by fishmongers and takeaways – an idea initiated by Simon the Fishmonger. We are researching the statutory household recycling facilities of other local … Continue reading

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Other campaigns

We are encouraging people to sign up to the 10:10 campaign which encourages individual as well as institutional efforts to reduce carbon emissions by 10% by the end of 2010 (www.1010uk.org ).  There is a info-packed entertaining e-message every two weeks … Continue reading

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Food Production & Local Farmer’s Market

We have continued to work on local food and food production. We screened Rebecca Hosking’s film ‘A Farm for the Future’ (Sept 09), followed by a discussion about permaculture and how to farm in a post-oil economy led by local permaculture teacher … Continue reading

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Continuing Bag Campaign

We began the winter 2009 programme of activities by joining in the first International Plastic Bag Free day (12th September 2009) and raised a few pounds selling our cloth bags. We had massive support again from most independent traders, and the Co-op. … Continue reading

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TLG in the news!

Turn Lyme Green success (from This Is Dorset) Turn Lyme Green (TLG) successfully launched its Gardenshare scheme last week and made its first match between Nicca Kathrens and Terry Tompkins. … http://www.thisisdorset.net/news/6022605.print/

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