Celebrating our world record for the biggest repair cafe. Read more. From the left: Neil MacKay, Alana and Nicole from CCF, Kate from Transition Cambridge
Faced with uncertain energy prices and climate change, our response is to build a stronger, more versatile community – a community with the capacity to adapt to whatever happens and where we can be happy and healthy.
Transition Cambridge joins the hundreds of Transition towns across the UK, and the thousands of them around the world in an effort to make more resilient and sustainable communities. To see how it all started, have a look at the Transition Guide.
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Trumpington allotments 10:00-12:30 add to google calendar
Join Dave Fox again at Trumpington allotments. Novices and experienced growers all welcome - this is a mutual sharing, not a lesson. Provisional agenda: Prepare seed beds. Sow some of potatoes, parsnips, onions, broad beans. Weeding. Look round the forest garden and do the final pruning of the fruit trees. Take produce home with you (please bring bags). Expect rhubarb, potatoes & greens, at least. Join in here. More...
From: Dave Fox
Empty Common Community Garden 10:30-12:30 add to google calendar
There is generally a group of us in the garden on Sunday mornings from 10.30 am to 12.30 or later, and people are also coming and going during the week - you don't even have to garden just come and enjoy the space! More...
Judith's place on Leys Road 20:00-22:00 add to google calendar
At this meeting the main topic will be waste handling and the waste hierarchy. Depending on what people want to talk about this is likely to cover alternatives to plastics packaging, incineration versus landfill (or other waste handling streams) and probably aspects of the circular economy. For more about the circular economy, see Nicola's notes from a previous discussion in 2016. There will also be a catch up on relevant news. All welcome! More...
From: Energy Group
An important part of our response to climate change is to contribute as little as possible to it, and a large part of that is weaning ourselves off fossil fuels. The energy group aims to do whatever we can to save energy and to generate renewable energy to replace fossil fuels .
Over the years we have distilled a lot of online advice about this which you can use and learn from. There tips on things you can do at home, insulation, renewable energy like heat pumps and wood stoves and, since climate change is going to bring us warmer weather, on how to keep cool. Look at our homepage for details of the next meeting or get in touch.
Car clubs are a way to provide sustainable transport options, taking cars off the street and making electric or hybrid cars affordable. So please take a few minutes to fill in our survey - we need your views on what sort of car clubs we want in Cambridge, where, and how much difference they can make. The city and county councils are currently preparing new contracts for use of car club bays in the city and surrounding areas so this is a critical time - your views can make a difference. More...
From: Transition Cambridge 26 Feb 2018
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.
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