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Traffic & Parking Consultation 25th May

...rty Town Hall, Edinburgh Council is holding a Traffic & Parking Consultation on Wednesday 25th May 7 – 9pm. If you live on Marlborough St, Bellfield S, Regent St, Straiton Place or Bath St — you are invited to have your say about how the Council should deal with the parking congestion on these streets. On a personal note: We have a car and live on Marlborough Street. Here are some suggestions to help solve the traffic and parking problems...

Next steps for Portobello (Transition Town) Apple Network 2016

...ic equipment can be made more available to the public, perhaps for a donation of apples which we can then sell. 6. In the Orchard itself we have a year’s list of projects, including a children’s woodland play area, on our monthly work-days. Can you help? 7. We run a series of pruning and grafting workshops and an annual Wassailing Day already; but the the space is there for any number of other outdoor activities including childr...

Hotspot Insulation Scheme

...ple to stay warm in this icy weather. Insulation can help to save lots of money on your bills, as well as reducing the carbon emissions from your home. We hope as many folk as possible will take up this one-off deal. Insulation is free for those in receipt of certain benefits.Just call 0800 512 012 to arrange a free no-obligation survey for loft or cavity wall insulation. The Hotspot insulation scheme uses accredited installers and is...

Orchard is waking up

...d too much but luckily not on workdays. We had our Wassailing celebration on a crisp Saturday morning in January We were able to to as much as we did because of money from the Climate Challenge Fund to pay for trees etc. We also had paid workers but sadly they finished in early spring. We have used up the grant money for trees & tools but a great deal has been achieved.  Most important has been the volunteers and visitors. It is the com...

Fire Under the Stars: Environmental songs, stories and humour with Eric Maddern

...hopeful and heart-warming take on the big picture and the step up we must make. Eric Maddern is an Australian born storyteller, singer-songwriter and author St. James’ Church hall, Rosefield Place Sunday June 20th 7.30pm. Suggested donation: £5. Suitable for all aged 10 upwards. After the show there will be a chance to find out how you can get involved in PEDAL’s latest food and energy projects. Eric is a great performer and I’m sure it wi...

Disappointing News

...p several new projects, but we understand the competition for this round of CCF was very high. We would like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who has contributed and taken part in our projects this year, and made them such a success. PEDAL will of course continue on a voluntary basis, and aim to carry on developing local growing, reducing fossil fuel use, low carbon travel and working towards zero waste. To work t...

SDE Network Page 1

...your producer stories. Most of all, we want to show off Fairtrade cotton and highlight the injustices that make Fairtrade a vital lifeline for cotton farmers in West Africa and India. Let’s show off a different way of doing trade and why we support it! Posters, leaflets, Schools Action Guide, events are all on the website:http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/show_off_your_label/ 2. Trellis Annual Conference, Perth Concert Hall, 15 th March Tr...

Portobello Organic Market December 2011

...Portobello Swim Centre — membership deals that can help you cut your waist. PEDAL — Portobello Transition Town — your local transition initiative offering information on low carbon living, local projects you can get involved in, plus ‘Porty’ branded t‑shirts and jute bags for sale.  ...

Saturday 19 May, 10.30 am – open visit to the Community Gardens and Orchard in Portobello

...aking a project like this happen. Please email Eva Schonveld eva@transitionscotland.org to let her know if you plan to come to this event, or if you need any more information. »> Reports of the visit to Whitmuir Organics and the talks by Eleanor Cunningham of the Edinburgh Larder and Denise Walton of Peelham Farm are now available on the ELFN web-site: http://www.edinburghfood.org/ Next event – 7 June John Fletcher of Fletchers Venison, Auchte...

Invitation to PEDAL’s 2011 AGM and ‘Creating the Future Now!’ session

...e and apologies Minutes of 2010 AGM Chairs Report Financial Report Resolution on membership / membership fee Elections to PEDAL Board 8pm            AGM ends, Creating the Future Now! starts 8pm            Transition Scotland Film  8.20            Local Currency (Edinburgh Pound) speaker and Q&A 8.40            Break for Refreshments 8.50            Projects Going Forward  Your chance to hear about and get involved in PEDAL projects during...