FRACKING –Action needed NOW!

FRACKING –Action needed NOW!

On 29 May TTC held an event on Fracking, publicised as follows:
“Fracking is a process used to extract gas, locked in shale rocks, by injecting a mixture of chemicals, sand and water deep underground at high pressure. It poses risks to the environment, communities and climate change. Watch the Oscar nominated documentary on Fracking, “Gaslands”, showing fracking in USA-- then consider the situation in the UK.

Visit to Alan and Claire Kenny's Garden

Date: 
Wed, 26/06/2013 - 19:30 - 21:00
Location: 
18 Lingdale Road, Southbourne, BH6 5LA

TTC Event on Wednesday 26 June :
Visit to Alan and Claire Kenny’s Garden Plot

Following the very successful evening in February when Alan and Claire Kenny talked about growing crops which suit the local environment a number of people expressed interest in seeing their plot. We have waited out this cold, wet Spring and have now arranged a visit on the evening of 26 June ! Alan and Claire will welcome all those interested at 7.30pm at 18 Lingdale Road in Southbourne and we will be able to pick their brains to improve our own growing techniques.

What is Fracking and why should we be concerned?

Date: 
Wed, 29/05/2013 - 19:30 - 21:30
Location: 
Druitt Hall, off High Street, Christchurch (by Library) BH23 1 AB

TRANSITION TOWN CHRISTCHURCH EVENT ON WEDNESDAY 29 MAY 2013
Fracking is a process used to extract gas, locked in shale rocks, by injecting a mixture of chemicals, sand and water deep underground at high pressure. It poses risks to the environment, communities and climate change. Watch the Oscar nominated documentary on Fracking, “Gaslands”, which shows the situation in the USA-- then consider the situation in the UK.

Cancellation of Transition Town Christchurch's April Event

Apologies for the cancellation of the Vegetarian Event planned for Druitt Hall Thursday 25 April. We are sorry that unforeseen circumstances necessitate the cancellation of this meeting.
We hope to re-schedule this at a future date.

Turn off your lights for WWF 's EARTH HOUR: 8:30pm 23 MARCH 2013

EARTH HOUR: 23 MARCH 2013
WWF’s Earth Hour is a unique annual phenomenon that focuses the World’s attention on our amazing planet and how we need to protect it.
6,950 towns and cities around the World in 152 countries will take part.
At 8:30pm on 23 March hundreds of millions of people will turn off their lights for one hour, on the same night, all across the World in a huge symbolic show of support.

CLIMATE CHANGE UPDATE

Date: 
Wed, 27/03/2013 - 19:30 - 21:30
Location: 
Druitt Hall, off High Street, Christchurch (by Library) BH23 1AB

NEXT TTC EVENT: CLIMATE CHANGE UPDATE--
by Susan Chapman and Theresa McManus

Why Care?
Soo and Theresa present the arguments for urgent action.

Soo:

LOCAL FOOD AND FOOD DEMOCRACY by ALAN KENNY

Date: 
Wed, 27/02/2013 - 19:30 - 21:30
Location: 
Druitt Hall, off High Street, Christchurch (by Library) BH23 1 AB

LOCAL FOOD AND FOOD DEMOCRACY
by ALAN KENNY

Transition Town Christchurch's February event is a talk by Alan Kenney, a local Grower who is passionate about the politics of Food.

He concentrates on producing crops which suit the local environment and he will outline the best choices for amateur growers to adopt in the space they have available.

Launch of Transition Town Christchurch Ping! Project

Date: 
Mon, 28/01/2013 - 12:00 - 15:00
Location: 
Druitt Hall, off High Street, Christchurch (by Library) BH23 1AB

Ping! Launch by the Mayor and Town Centre Ward Councillor Peter Hall

Venue: Druitt Hall, off High Street, Christchurch (by Library) BH23 1AB
Time: Actual Launch 12:30 pm, followed by Table Play and Information about project to 3pm

Coffees teas and biscuits provided.

Free table tennis in Druitt Hall will be on offer in Druitt Hall, off High Street, Christchurch (by Library) BH23 1AB, starting with Mondays 12-3pm. Bats and balls provided. Please wear trainers.

SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT-- A Talk by Chris Hook

Date: 
Wed, 23/01/2013 - 19:30 - 21:30
Location: 
Druitt Hall, off High Street, Christchurch (by Library) BH23 1AB

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JANUARY'S EVENT will be a talk on SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORT by
Chris Hook Workplace Travel Plan Co-ordinator, a champion of Sustainable Transport from the Environmental Directorate, Dorset County Council. He will be travelling (sustainably!) from Dorchester with an important message to Christchurch Residents. We need to be supporting existing schemes and pushing for more in Christchurch. PLEASE COME TO HELP HIM SPREAD THE WORD AND MAKE HIS JOURNEY WORTHWHILE.

THE DORSET WILDLIFE TRUST -- A Talk by Noel Bergin

Date: 
Wed, 21/11/2012 - 19:30 - 21:30
Location: 
Druitt Hall, (off High Street Christchurch, by Library) BH23 1AB.

NOVEMBER 'S Transition Town Christchurch event is a talk by Noel Bergin about the DORSET WILDLIFE TRUST .

The Trust was founded as a charity to promote nature conservation, managing reserves and seeking to improve public appreciation of wildlife. They also influence decision makers and others who affect wildlife, standing up for wildlife against development threats. Demand for housing is putting at risk areas where wildlife flourishes, and the Trust challenges poor development plans and councils’ land use changes where damaging.( READ MORE BELOW)