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July Newsletter

8 July 2013

This month...
The power of just doing stuff : Crystal Palace launch, Pocket Park grants, local organic vegetarian feast, communicating transition, compost loo competition and much more including info on July's upcoming events.

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June Newsletter

2 June 2013

This month...
Songs & squeaking balloons, the power of just doing stuff, passionate about permaculture, a new partnership formed and much more including info on June's upcoming events.

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May Newsletter

2 May 2013

This month...
TTK turns 5, Urbanfarmacy Kingston, Biodiversity in Kingston, Feeing inspired by the Great British Sewing Bee?, Knollmead Permaculture Reserve turns 21 and much more including info on May's upcoming events.

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April Newsletter

1 April 2013

This month...
Urbanfarmacy Needs You!, Hidden Hero in Surbiton, Solar Schools,The Big London Energy Switch is on, Paint the Town Green / Climate Week and much more including info on April's upcoming events.

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March Newsletter

3 March 2012

This month...
Paint the Town Green, Kingston Community Energy Ltd Launches, Help Homeowners to Start Retrofitting, Reaching Out, The Creme of Nature Community Action Awards 2013, Support Seedy Saturday and much more including info on March's upcoming events.

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January Newsletter

14 January 2013

This month...
New Year, new ideas - get involved, FGU's new video, Local energy co-operatives - learning from abroad, Stir - soon launching into print!, FGU has a new home in Kingston and much more including info on January and February's upcoming events.

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November Newsletter

1 November 2012

This month...
Pitmaston Pineapple takes gold, participatory budgeting in action, Living Landscapes, Green Deal cashback offer announced, a new home needed for FGU and much more including info on November's upcoming events.

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October Newsletter

1 October 2012

This month...
The greenest fire station in London,community energy, love your local green space, but think it could be improved, building with straw and much more including info on Octobers's upcoming events.

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September Newsletter

1 September 2012

This month...
Do you want to see more renewable energy in Kingston?, From the Ground Up is back, Community juicing events, Bee Lovely Grants, Greenpeace call for Energy Bill push and much more including details of September's upcoming events.

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August Newsletter

2 August 2012

This month...
TK Energy Group meets the Minister, Veg Olympics, Transition Tolworth, Super home slashes energy use, Stir to Action and much more including details of August's upcoming events.

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July Newsletter

1 July 2012

This month...
Rio Rumblings, Community energy coming soon to Kingston, Flower Power, Write a play for a oneACTS festival, Intro to Permaculture course announced, Stir to Action - plus details of July's upcoming events.

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June Newsletter

1 June 2012

This month...
Ed Davey visits FGU, Kingston Green Pledge launched, an invitation for input on a new community asset, a call to all foodies, plus details of June's upcoming events.

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May Newsletter

1 May 2012

This month...
Paint the Town Green, Inner Transition Group Forming, Ed Davey to Visit FGU and call for volunteers Plus details of May's upcoming events.

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April Newsletter

2 April 2012

This month...
TTK's First AGM, Seedlings at the Ready, Paint the Town Green is coming and call-out for volunteers. Plus details of April's upcoming events.

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March Newsletter

1 March 2012

This month...
TTK members investigate where your heat goes and how to keep it in, discover chocolate heaven and look for inner transition! All this, plus details of March's upcoming events.

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February Newsletter

3 February 2012

This month...
News from the Kingston Orchard Project, a write-up of January's Open Meeting, volunteering opportunities, Urban Meadows project, plus details of more than 10 events for TTK members in February.

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January Newsletter

16 January 2012

This month...
A New Year and a new phase for TTK - lend your voice, Kingston Seed Swap, a new draught-proofing workshop, plus details of upcoming TTK events.

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December Newsletter

4 December 2011

This month...
The TTK Energy Group is re-igniyed, our Green e-Directory is set to launch and new from the wider Transition London network. Plus details of upcoming TTK events.

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November Newsletter

6 November 2011

This month...
Abundance Day proves a great success, From the Ground Up partners with Sutton Community Farm, and the Business Action Group invites you to the launch of their new e-Directory. Plus details of upcoming TTK events.

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October Newsletter

19 October 2011

This month...
TTK's Abundance Project has got us feeling fruity, From The Ground Up announces a new collection venue and the launch of their online shop, and your chance to take a peak at Kingston's new Green e-Directory. Plus details of upcoming TTK events.

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TTK Newsletter 63

10 May 2011

In this newsletter...
- Events coming up, including: Stitch in Time and All Potted Up at the library in May; Sow and Grow at Ham House (15 May); Bike Maintenance Workshop (21 May); Local Big Climate Reconnection public meeting (25 May); Stitch in Time (1 June); Kingston Orchard Project plant sale and volunteering (Sundays)
- News, including: tell Kingston Council about your environmental priorities; Abundance Kingston fruit map; TTK out and about; Green Notice Board; Kingston Orchard Project news and AGM date; news from the food co-op...
+ How you can get involved, share your news and find out more about TTK groups and projects.

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TTK Newsletter 62

26 April 2011

In this newsletter...
- Events coming up, including: Stitch in Time (4 May); London’s food network and urban growing communities (9 May); All Potted Up (19 May); Local Big Climate Reconnection public meeting (25 May); Transition Network Regional Gathering (11 June); Skills in Action (9 & 10 July); Kingston Orchard Project (every Sunday)...
- News, including: Skill Up Power Down workshops; A happier community?; London Transition Network newsletter; Recyclers – an inspiring video!; TTK’s Food Group – From the Ground Up...
+ How you can get involved, share your news and find out more about TTK groups and projects.
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TTK Newsletter 61

12 April 2011

In this newsletter...
- Events coming up, including: Kingston Orchard Project – volunteer (every Sunday!); Stitch in Time (4 May); London’s food network and urban growing communities (9 May); local Big Climate Reconnection public meeting (25 May); Skills in Action (9 and 10 July); and visit Knollmead in blossom (April)
- News, including: help going solar; share your skills with Kingston’s Libraries; Business Action Group looking for more green businesses; Children and Food’s inspiring speakers; invest in Ham Hydro power; gear up for a two-wheeled revolution; and from the food co-op – latest order dates and the FGU Loyalty Scheme.
+ How you can get involved... and do you have some news to share?

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TTK Newsletter 60

15 March 2011

In this newsletter...
-  Events, including: the final events of Paint the Town Green; TTK Open Meeting (tomorrow); Permaculture Introductory Course (2 & 3 April); ‘Stuff it’ with Stitch in Time (6 April); Woodcraft Folk taster session (15 April); TTK membership survey; and more.
- News, including: a two-wheeled revolution; From the Ground Up latest order dates, upcoming speaker series details, and introducing the NEW FGU Loyalty Scheme

- How you can get involved and share your news.Read the PDF

TTK Newsletter 59

 March 2011

In this newsletter...
- Events, News, and How you can get involved and share your news.Read the PDF

TTK Newsletter 58

1st March 2011

In this newsletter...
- Events, including: Paint the Town Green (all month); Spring clean your wardrobe with ‘Stitch in Time’ (tomorrow); Photo opportunity in Old London Road (tomorrow); Green Business Day in Kingston (Thursday); Christian Ecology Link conference (Saturday); Making sense of ethical fashion (next week); KUTLETS Spring Fair (next week); and more.
- News, including: Get involved with TTK’s Steering Group; Vote for TTK’s Majeed Neky; Enjoy a free football match; Liftshare; From the Ground Up speaker series (starts next week) 
- How you can get involved and share your news.Read the PDF

TTK Newsletter 58

1st March 2011

In this newsletter...
- Events, including: Paint the Town Green (all month); Spring clean your wardrobe with ‘Stitch in Time’ (tomorrow); Photo opportunity in Old London Road (tomorrow); Green Business Day in Kingston (Thursday); Christian Ecology Link conference (Saturday); Making sense of ethical fashion (next week); KUTLETS Spring Fair (next week); and more.
- News, including: Get involved with TTK’s Steering Group; Vote for TTK’s Majeed Neky; Enjoy a free football match; Liftshare; From the Ground Up speaker series (starts next week) 
- How you can get involved and share your news.Read the PDF

TTK Newsletter 57

15th February 2011

Including...
- Events coming up: “Love Your Centre”; the next TTK Open Meeting; Seething Festival and Procession; Kingston Vision for 2050 - A Green Energy Future?; Spring clean your wardrobe; Green Business Days in Kingston; Make a raised vegetable bed; Christian Ecology Link conference; "Fashion laid bare"; People's Question Time...
- News: A bit of Transition Town history; Paint the Town Green 2011; 10 ideas to save the world; Kingston eco-op annual review; The Big Climate Reconnection; Our forests – an update; TTK’s Food Group – From the Ground Up and food co-op Open Meeting.
– How you can get involved and share your news.Read the PDF

TTK Newsletter 56

1st February 2011

Including...
- Events: Stitch in Time (Wed evening); Peace and the Environment (Thurs); Green Business Days in Kingston; Kingston Vision for 2050, A Green Energy Future?; Christian Ecology Link conference; Fashion laid bare: making sense of ethical fashion.
- News and updates on:  Green Enterprise Directory;  Observer Ethical Awards 2011;  Green lifestyle exhibition; Climate Week; New WWF campaign – ‘Livewell’; TTK’s Food Group – From the Ground Up (open meeting next week)
.– How you can get involved and share your news.Read the PDF

TTK Newsletter 55

18th January 2011

Including...
- Events: Peace and the Environment (Thursdays in January and February); Kingston Orchard Project tree planting (31 January); Surbiton Escalator Society’s first performance (27 January).
- News: New project for local businesses and organisations; Climate Week; Save our forests; Training for Transition; TTK’s Food Group – From the Ground Up.
- How you can get involved and share your news.Read the PDF

TTK Newsletter 54

4th January 2011

Including...
- Events: Stitch in Time “winter warmers” (tonight!); TTK Open Planning Meeting (19 January);Transition Initiative for Woking? Follow up meeting (27 January); Kingston Orchard Project tree planting event (31 January)
-  News: New on the TTK website – local green energy suppliers; Energy Monitor loan scheme; Capital Growth Local Lead funding; Kingston Walk4Life; news from the food co-op.
- How you can get involved or share your news.
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TTK Newsletter 53

21st December 2010

A short festive newsletter with seasonal greetings, reminders of some events coming up early in 2011 and news from TTK’s Food Group – From the Ground Up.

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TTK Newsletter 52

6th December 2010

In this issue, events, including: TTK hosted open meeting "Building for Success in 2011 (tonight); and next week: Communities Act – Parliamentary Reception; Confronting Change: Peak Oil and the Big Society…; and News, including: energy monitor loan scheme; Sustrans Quality Streets For All campaign; global warming and cold weather factsheet; green enterprises wanted; measuring well-being; From the Ground Up Co-op - latest price comparisons and Christmas deliveries... and much more…

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TTK Newsletter 51

23rd November 2010

In this issue, events, including: “Cut Your Energy Bills By Up To Half”; "Geoengineering - silver bullet, white elephant or red herring?";  Stitch in Time; London Low Carbon Communities Network; Eco-house visit;? Climate Change March; TTK Open meeting; + News: Welcome to TTK’s new Operations and Volunteer Support Coordinator; Going for Green with Greener Upon Thames; TTK’s Food Group – our fantastic food co-op; Christmas Cookery skill sharing opportunity – and much more...

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TTK Newsletter 50

9th November 2010

In this issue, events, including: this week, From the Ground Up Food Coop – Eat and Meet (Wed), "Plastic: where do you think it goes?" (Thursday); and next week, TTK Open Meeting (Tuesday 16th); news, including another skill-sharing opportunity, Interfaith Forum report, free electricity from the sun, Surbiton Traffic, Parking and Public Transport Consultation, the health risks of climate change, another green job opportunity, and from TTK’s Food Co-op, From the Ground Up, talking to your MP about climate change - and much more...

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TTK Newsletter 48

11th October 2010

In this issue, a paid work opportunity with TTK, and events coming up including: Weaning Woking off Oil;  Faith & the Environment Seminar; "Plastic: where do you think it goes?" + news, including an opportunity for small businesses with big green ideas, another contribution to the waste-to-energy debate, exciting news from From the Ground Up... and much more!

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TTK Newsletter 47

28th September 2010

 

In this edition: Stitch in Time, Incredible Edible Todmorden London Conference,  A Celebration of the Thames, Weaning Woking off Oil, TTK film for Germany, FREE plants, News from TTK’s Food Group . . . and much more!

 

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TTK Newsletter 46

14th September 2010

In this edition: UK rail stations cycle hire survey, Kingston Road Allotment asks for petition support, Kingston Permaculture Network Monthly Meeting, TTK Open Meeting, Green Business Day, Free 'Training for Transition' course, Stitch in Time. . . and much more!

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TTK Newsletter 45

31st August 2010

In this edition: 'Stitch in Time',  Eco Open Houses 2010,  FREE bill workshop on energy and green economy,  Plastic-Bag-Free Day, TTK Open Meeting, Green Business Day,  Ecological debt day 2010,  Filming Transition,  Kingston Orchard Project and gr8seeds, News from TTK’s Food Group. . . and much more!

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TTK Newsletter 45

31st August 2010

In this edition: 'Stitch in Time',  Eco Open Houses 2010,  FREE bill workshop on energy and green economy,  Plastic-Bag-Free Day, TTK Open Meeting, Green Business Day,  Ecological debt day 2010,  Filming Transition,  Kingston Orchard Project and gr8seeds, News from TTK’s Food Group. . . and much more!

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TTK Newsletter 44

27th July 2010

In this edition: Kingston's first Electric Vehicle Exhibition, Our Town: A Kingston Story, a Community Play at the Rose Theatre launches, London Permaculture Festival, Diversity in the Transition Town movement, what are your views? . . . and much more!

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TTK Newsletter 43

13th July 2010

In this edition: Community building - a series of workshops, Open meeting on July 21, Electric Vehicle exhibition, learn to make Jam, Sign up for our very own fruit and veg box scheme.

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TTK Newsletter 42

29th June 2010

In this edition: Electric Vehicle Exhibition coming to Kingston, Plastic-Bag-Free Day, liftshare offering an iPad, TTK Monthly Open Meeting, Open HEART Surgeries, Volunteers sought for Reuse Scheme at Flower Show, and much more!

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TTK Newsletter 41

15th June 2010

In this edition: Kingston Library catches the biodiversity bug, Third Annual Review of Sustainability across the London 2012 programme, Women's Enviornmental Network needs your vote, TTK at Kingston Carnival - can you help?, and details of upcoming events.

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TTK Newsletter 40

2nd June 2010

In this edition: Local Skill Swap, Kingston Library celebrating UN International Year of Biodiversity, Watching TV is a low carbon activity, TTK visit to SELCHP, Volcanic Ash travel survey from Transition City Lancaster, upcoming events.

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TTK Newsletter 39

11th May 2010

In this edition: TTK�s Food Co-op has a vision for 2015, KUTLETS Pamper Day, Our Kingston, Our Future Exhibition at Kingston Museum, TTK Open Meeting coming up and Mill Street Resident's Association Annual Sale.

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TTK Newsletter 38

27th April 2010

In this edition: TTK on screen, Big Launch Party success, KingstON Choices for the Future, Learn to farm on TV, GardenLink Service from Age Concern, What can London do about climate Change? and details of upcoming events.

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TTK Newsletter 37

13th April 2010

In this edition: information coming soon

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TTK Newsletter 36

30th March 2010

In this edition: information coming soon

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TTK Newsletter 35

16th March 2010

In this edition: information coming soon

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TTK Newsletter 34

2nd March 2010

In this edition: information coming soon

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TTK Newsletter 33

16th February 2010

In this edition: information coming soon

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