Wildlife Wandering, 13th Feb

Meet at the Bell Language School at 10am on Saturday 13th February to come walking down to Beechwoods nature reserve. Lots of hedgerow and woodland wildlife to spot!

Transition Hub Meeting, 15th Feb

Join us from 7pm at Anna's house - contact for details - to discuss all things Transition. Everyone welcome to find out about what all the groups are up to and how you could contribute to making Cambridge a more sustainable home for all of us!

Experiments in Democracy

Thurs 3rd March, 7.30pm Unitarian Church

Four great panellists come together to discuss the future of our democratic system. Is it fit for purpose? How can we improve it to make better decisions around topics like climate change, sustainability and the future of the natural environment? Q&A and drinks follow the main event.

We're expecting a big turn out so please book your free tickets in advance. A small donation on the night would be greatly appreciated to help cover the costs of putting on this event.

This event is coorganised by 38 Degrees Cambridge, Pivotal - Cambridge Festival of Change, and Transition Cambridge.

New Water Group!

With Climate Change likely to bring increased rainfall to some parts of the world, a new action group is forming to work out how to stay dry in Cambridge. This group seeks to come up with practical solutions mitigating localised flooding.

After a successful launch at the beginning of February, there's a number of events in the pipeline including discussion groups, trips around flood prevention measures implemented in Cambridge and field trips to London to see larger more complex solutions implemented by community groups.

Make a donation!

As many of you know, we run on a shoe-string budget, and we generally find that we can do a lot with very little money at all.

However, there are some basic costs we have to meet each year, and we'd be very grateful for your donations.

We have set up a local giving account as an easy way to donate, or you can donate via bank transfer or cheque (details here). Donating via Local Giving means that your donation can also have Gift Aid applied. Thank you!

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Are you a budding photographer, journalist or event coordinator? Have a few hours to help out and meet great people like you? We always have opportunities for you to get involved over here on our volunteering page. If you want to get involved, have a volunteer opportunity you want to advertise or have heard about and want to share with the community, simply e-mail us

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Upcoming events

Saturday 13th February: Wildlife Wander, Beechwoods nature reserve (1.5 miles from Addenbrooke's Hospital)

Meet by Bell Language School, Red Cross Ln, Cambridge, CB2 0QU - this is opposite Nightingale Avenue 10:00-12:00 add to google calendar
Walk to the Beechwoods nature reserve via the green lane beside Wort's Causeway. This is a Wildlife Trust reserve above the golf course and just below Wandlebury. Great for anyone who passes through Addenbrooke's hospital or the Babraham Road Park & Ride, the Beechwoods is where the chalk ridge that runs all the way from the Chilterns comes to an abrupt end as the land descends into the flatter, watery landscape towards the fens. Good for spotting hedgerow and woodland wildlife... More...

Monday 15th February: Transition Cambridge hub meeting

Anna's house off Coleridge Road 19:00-21:00 add to google calendar
At the hub's monthly meeting, representatives of the groups and projects report on what they've been up to. We also make plans together to coordinate future events. Meetings are open, so all are welcome to attend. Attending hub meetings is a good way to see how Transition Cambridge works, and to get a sense of the range of projects that we are involved with. Contact Anna for details of the address.
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Wednesday 17th February: Growing Spaces project meeting

TBA 19:30
Would you like to see more fruit and vegetables growing in Cambridge's public spaces? Join the Growing Spaces project to hear more about what we do as we coordinate the care of spaces and to get involved with any of a bunch of exciting new projects in the new growing year. All welcome - gardening knowledge welcome but not required. Contact us for details of the address of this meeting and if you're interested in the project in general. More details of the project here.
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