Wildlife Wandering, 10am 2nd July

The latest in our regular series of walks takes us to Wandlebury Country Park and its Iron-Age Hill Fort.

Meet by the meet by bike racks in car-park for 10am, we'll be walking until around 12pm.

Cambridge Repair Cafe is back

Know how to fix something, or have something you want to fix? Bring your skills, tools and enthusiasm to St Andrews Hall, Chesterton on 2nd July from 1.30pm! Email us before you come so we have an idea of what to expect!

Transition Cambridge Summer Birthday Celebration

The annual downpours signal the beginning of another great Cambridge summer!

Obviously all this rain is coming now so that, come 31st July, we'll be able to have a bring and share picnic on a glorious sunny day on the Empty Common Community Garden from 2pm. If it rains we'll find somewhere covered nearby...

More details to come so save the date and watch this space.

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One of the largest sources of greenhouse emissions is the way we get out energy. Through actions like reducing energy consumption, purchasing more efficient equipment and installing renewable energy infrastructure, we can move towards a low carbon future.

The energy group is your place to find tips to save energy, get involved in awareness-raising across the area or help set-up renewable energy co-ops. Look out for upcoming events in the newsletter for your chance to get involved.

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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.

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Upcoming events

Various Saturdays until 30th July: CropShare - Be an organic farmer for a day

Willow Farm, Lode, Cambridge, CB25 9HF
Join Transition's community farming project, CropShare, to experience life as a real organic farmer for a day. We will be having fun helping out on the farm on Saturdays from 9.30am to 12.30pm, and 2pm to 4.30, sharing a lunch and a chat in between. You can join us for the morning or afternoon session, or both. Click here to check which Saturdays we will be on the farm.

See our blog to get a flavour of what workdays are like. It will be good healthy fun, a great chance to see our local countryside, and how food is grown on a large scale. Fill in this form if you would like to take part, and we'll also help you arrange travel to the farm. Everyone is very welcome! Family friendly.
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Friday 24th June: Uptown Friday lunchtime social

Daily Bread 12:30-13:30 add to google calendar
A roughly monthly social in the charming Daily Bread cafe. They don't really sell lunch, especially if you're vegan, so you might want to bring a packed lunch! The cake and biscuits are good though.
From: Oscar

Saturday 2nd July: Wildlife Wanderings: Wandlebury Country Park

Wandlebury Ring, Gog Magog Hills CB22 3AE: meet by bike racks in car-park 10:00-12:00 add to google calendar
Meet at Wandlebury Iron-Age hill-fort, the country park 2.5 miles south-east of Addenbrooke's hospital. This fascinating heritage landmark is a leafy wooded refuge in summer, with beechwoods and chalk grassland meaadows.

Easily accessible from the city: just follow the footpath / cycle path from Addenbrooke's and the Babraham Park & Ride. Bus no. X13 AND 13a (direction Haverhill) stops outside the entrance. More...
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