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Playing for Time: New handbook on Transition and the Arts launches in April

On Thursday 26th March the long awaited guide to the arts and social change, Playing for Time – Making Art as if the World Mattered was launched at the Free Word Centre in London. Its author, theatremaker (and TFP’s much … Continue reading

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Flat Earth News: TFP at Real Media Gathering, Manchester

On 28th February, TFP  joined fellow independent publications and platforms at the Real Media gathering to form a new grassroots media network. Charlotte Du Cann reports: ‘It’s tragic,’ he said, staring at the teaser on the front page. The news … Continue reading

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Real Media conference celebrates independent journalism

Transition Free Press has been one of many publications, telling the stories that are seldom heard in mainstream media. This weekend a new campaign is being launched that brings grassroots and progressive media platforms together – to highlight media distortion … Continue reading

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Accelerating transition, city by city

A European research project hopes to find out what makes Transition Initiatives thrive and, in turn, support the change towards sustainable low-carbon societies In communities across Europe there are people getting together to build stronger, greener local communities and economies. … Continue reading

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ENERGY: exploring biogas for communities

Suffolk-based group Transition Lavenham is considering launching its own energy project: making biogas from food waste, reports Transition Free Press energy editor Gareth Simkins Late last year Transition Lavenham won a government grant to investigate the viability of building an … Continue reading

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POLITICS: Citizens lobby for the climate

Our Autumn issue featured many stories of inspiring climate activism. In this post Hugh Chapman explains why he is behind another campaign calling for carbon pricing as a way to mobilize the transition to clean energy.  We urgently need to … Continue reading

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WASTE: Rubbish resolutions

In TFP5 we featured social enterprise The Rubbish Diet  and the witty and effective ways it invites people to ‘slim their bins’ at both household and community levels. Here Bin Doctor Katy Anderson writes about the Diet and how you … Continue reading

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