Monthly Archives: July 2012

SPORT: On the Road Bikes

As the Olympics kicks off, not everyone thinks the two-week London lockdown and corporate gameshow is worth the money. Ben Brangwyn aka Dr Bike puts a spoke in the wheel: The Olympic velodrome in London cost £93 million, and that’s … Continue reading

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Grow Heathrow lives to fight another day

Last week Grow Heathrow finally received their court judgement. The Transition community lost their case, but live to fight another day as the judge has granted the group permission to appeal on  arguments around human rights. Joe Rake explains: Handing down … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Sacred Economics by Charles Eisenstein

This Thursday  Charles Eisenstein will be speaking in London on the gift economy. We republish here our review of his book, Sacred Economics – Money, Gift and Society in the Age of Transition by Biff Vernon. Transition Free Press will … Continue reading

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The appearing of the bees

Apprentice beekeepers in Finsbury Park highlight the rise of grassroots and community beekeeping  in Transition initiatives around the UK in response to honeybee decline. This Sunday Bungay Community Bees in Suffolk are holding an event to bring  attention to the … Continue reading

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Bristol Pound reveals new currency designs and launch date

Following up on our front page story and spotlight on alternative currencies, the Bristol Pound is now full steam ahead and launching on 19 September. Dom Lane reports on the unveiling this week of the new currency’s original designs: In … Continue reading

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Transition Free Press: all the latest!

It’s been a whirlwind month since our  Preview Issue  was launched on-line on June 1. If you haven’t yet had a look do click on the link: http://issuu.com/transitionfreepress Our printed copies arrived from the printers a week later and have … Continue reading

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