Thanks to everyone who came along to our first Restart Party on Tuesday 30 Sept! Here are a few photos, and here's the TV clip about it, made by Stuart Leithes for Anglia News (shown last Thursday). A big thank you to the Centre for Computing History for hosting it and the Restart Project for the idea and coming along to support us


This is our new web-site, with a new design by Anna Williams and Clara Todd, programmed into pmwiki by Clara Todd, and set up by Nicola Terry using pmwiki with added functionality for the events management system. We hope you like it! We are still implementing it so several pages remain to be updated (get in touch if you'd like to help with this). Please let us know what you think. We'd love to hear if you like it, as well as any bugs you find, or suggestions for improvement. Many thanks to Anna, Clara and Nicola for all their hard work!

Try our Home Energy Survey

The Energy Group have put together this great energy survey, which gives you personalized suggestions about ways to further reduce your energy at home.

Bakers rise up!

An incredibly exciting community bakery prospect has come up north of the river, with an opportunity to lease an existing, established bakery from the council. It has beautiful big ovens which could be for cakes, flat breads or pizzas as well as traditional loaves and there are lots of regulars who are missing their fresh local bread. Transition wants to put together a project which will grow this existing bakery into something really special with the hope that in future this could become ... more here

Our AGM is coming up!

Come and hear about all our groups and projects, meet the people involved, and help us think about future directions for Transition Cambridge. Everyone is welcome! More info here..

Read about Transition Cambridge's activities in last year's Annual Report (this year's one is coming soon)...

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Transition Free Press

The national Transition newspaper, the Transition Free Press, is available from Urban Larder and Daily Bread, or from our events (e.g. our AGM). It's full of inspiring stories about people are making their town and cities more resilient and sustainable. Read more here.

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Forthcoming Transition Events

Saturday 25th October: Wildlife Wanderings - Clare Wood

Clare Wood, off Brooklands Avenue 14:15-16:00 add to google calendar

Join us for our first Autumn walk of 2014. We will be taking a casual wander through Clare Wood, with the aim of looking out for signs of fungi and other signs of Autumn. Wildlife wanderings is a friendly and informal gathering of local people who want to get to know their local green spaces better. All are welcome, including families. Please bring along warm clothing, sturdy footwear and a bottle of water. Meeting Point: on Trumpington Road, in front of Brooklands Lodge (type 'Brooklands Lodge, Cambridge' into Google maps to find location - it's right near the junction with Brooklands Avenue). Time: 2.15pm for a 2.30pm start. Contact Jade for more information.

Sunday 26th October: Apple Day

Botanic Garden - entry via Station Road and Brookside 10:00-16:00 add to google calendar
This day is a celebration of all things apple! Visit the Transition stall for apple-related activities from the Fruit Harvest project; the Cambake stall will be selling bread too. You can get your apple variety identified by experts from the East of England Apples and Orchards project, as well as tasting different varieties. If you can help out on the day, please contact Jacky Cost is 3 + normal garden admission - you can buy Apple Day tickets in advance for 'fast track' entry on the day. More...

Tuesday 25th November: Low Energy Lighting

Friends Meeting House, Jesus Lane, CB5 8BA 19:30-21:20 add to google calendar
Andrew Davis from My Green Lighting will demonstrate to us the latest in low energy lighting. Come and see the latest products and learn about some of the common pit-falls when buying low energy lights for your home.

Andrew has been very well received at similar events in Girton and Barton so we know it will be a very interesting and helpful evening. There will be a 10% discount available or purchases made after the event. More details here.
From: Energy Group

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