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Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 12th December 2012
The first surprising, and encouraging, fact is that London is home to over 3 million gardens, from handkerchief front yards to historic horticultural sites, public gardens and parks. It brings home how important these green spaces are to those living, working and visiting our capital city. The book includes contacts, some practical gardening... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Thursday, 6th December 2012
Throughout December you are invited to visit Ethical Extra's online advent calendar where you can enter a daily competition to win heaps of prizes! Each day of the competition contains ethical/eco tips on how to have a lower carbon/more ethical Christmas. All you have to do is visit the advent pages you are interested in, answer a specific... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 21st November 2012
Permanent Publications were among the nominees in the Most Sustainable Small Business section at the International Green Awards 2012 in London last night. Another indicator that permaculture is being understood and appreciated by a growing number of green/sustainable businesses. The event was held at Battersea Power Station and was hosted by... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 5th September 2012
Permaculture magazine:  Could you tell our readers more about the permaculture projects The Drive Housing Co-op are involved with and have sought support from? Was it something all of you had written into the initial plans or was one member perhaps more responsible for including permaculture? The Drive Housing Co-op: Several founding members had... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 29th August 2012
Part of the Manda Wilderness Agricultural Project , which is set in the north of Mozambique, is a permaculture demonstration farm which both supplies the lodge with fresh vegetables and trains men and women from the surrounding 15 villages in agricultural techniques. It is a joint Tourism and Development project comprised of Nkwichi Lodge, a... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Tuesday, 28th August 2012
The Architecture of Necessity will play a bigger role at WOOD 2013, the triennial event for sustainable community building, which takes place in May next year. The Virserum Art Museum is inviting architecture, design and engineering colleges and universities to participate. The Museum is open to most suggestions, but they are particularly... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Tuesday, 21st August 2012
Yes, that's right, we are offering you the chance to win a pair of tickets to celebrate the launch of the fantastic new album from our Rhythms Del Mundo. The winning couple will be win invites to the party at The Tabernacle, 35 Powys Square, London, W11 2AY on Tuesday 11th September at 7.30pm. There will be an exclusive performance by award-... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Tuesday, 14th August 2012
Illustrating the 12 permaculture design principles, the 2013 Permaculture Calendar is a great way to get organised and share your schedule in your home or workplace. Filled with inspirational and thought-provoking images that reinforce the thinking required to create a rich and rewarding future, the Calendar is sure to turn heads and inspire a new... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 8th August 2012
Five of the best exponents in the UK from The Association of Pole Lathe Turners and Greenwood Workers will take part in the first ever UK Log to Leg Championships at the National Forest Wood Fair over August Bank Holiday. A Log to Leg race involves highly skilled green wood workers, traditionally called 'bodgers', who start with a log of wood,... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 1st August 2012
You wait all summer for some good weather and a good event too go to, then two come along at once! The Permaculture Association 2012 Convergence will be held 24 - 26 August 2012 at Coed Hills Rural Art Space in South Wales, featuring almost 80 workshops, presentations, skill-sharing sessions, discussions, networking opportunities and much more.... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 25th July 2012
Back in July 2011 Permaculture (http://www.permaculture.co.uk/news/260711887/uk-launches-nationwide-well-being-index) reported that the UK Government had conducted research which looked at the idea of a ‘happiness index’. The idea was to measure how the country is doing in ways other than just GDP. This is an approach which permaculture has valued... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Friday, 20th July 2012
This year's London Permaculture Festival takes place tomorrow, that's Saturday 21st July 2012, at the Cecil Sharp House, 2 Regents Park Road, London, NW1 7AY.  Entry is just £5/£4 concessions (under 18s free).  This year's theme takes in Urban Permaculture and includes talks, stalls, interactive workshops, local food, live music, transition and... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Thursday, 19th July 2012
Permaculture: Mark, tell our readers who you are, what have you done before and how did you hear about the extraordinary story of Yacouba Sawadogo? I am an independent filmmaker based in England. For over 20 years I worked as a staff cameraman for the BBC working on documentaries in the UK and abroad. In 2007 I visited a friend, Ashley Norton, who... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Wednesday, 11th July 2012
National Lottery funding has recently been awarded to the Brighton Permaculture Trust for its fruit work. The funding will enable the Trust to plant more orchards for schools and communites across the Brighton and Hove area and also across East & West Sussex. The Trust planted twenty-one orchards with schools and community groups last winter... more
 
Tony Rollinson |
Friday, 15th June 2012
A rare chance to catch Geoff Lawton, Managing Director of the Permaculture Research Institute (PRI) of Australia on a short visit to Britain in July. The event is being run in association with the Permaculture Association (Britain). Geoff is already very well known to many here, initially through his work in Jordan, highlighted in the inspiring... more
 

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