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COMMUNITY: Market forces

In TFP’s community pages we published practiical stories that could inspire others to set up similar projects. Here  Jo Wheatley from Transition Wivenhoe, describes how their food group reignited their local market.  Farmers’ Markets are key places for grassroots initiatives … Continue reading

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Introducing TFP archive posts: Ugo Vallauri and The Restart Project

From 2011 to 2014 Transition Free Press featured many dynamic and innovative projects initiated by Transition and community-based social enterprises. During the next few months we will be posting some of the highlights from our archive. You can see the … Continue reading

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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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