How we use water

Water is precious. We ran a survey to find out what water saving measures we already take and what more we could do - come and hear the results on 12th July! Daniel Clark from Cambridge Water will be there too to tell us about plans and answer questions.

Cambridge Resilience Web

Find out about local groups working on environmental and social justice issues in Cambridge in this visual directory, split into city, University of Cambridge and Anglia Ruskin University.

The Resilience Web is a collaborative project between TC and various local groups/individuals. Join the community on Discord here.

Who we are

We are a community group supporting Cambridge in making the transition to sustainable, resilient, and low carbon ways of living, to ensure that our city continues to thrive into the future.

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Visit Empty Common Community Garden

Our new "Heads, Hearts and Hands Hut" in Empty Common Community Garden is a Shed of the Year finalist. Come along to see it - both the garden and the hut are amazing! Read our blog. Map.

Repair Cafes

If you have an item that needs repairing, bring it along to one of our Repair Cafes! Organised jointly with Cambridge Carbon Footprint and many other local groups, there are now lots of Repair Cafes happening in and around Cambridge. Find out where and when they are here, and book in your items! There are no guarantees, but our volunteer repairers are very skilled, and are also keen to show people how to fix things themselves.

Energy Saving Advice Pages

Our Energy Group have produced a series of information pages on how to save energy at home and various other home energy related topics - take a look here!


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Open all day every day: New Permaculture Trail at Empty Common Community Garden

Empty Common Community Garden
Our new permaculture trail is a great way to discover the principles underlying permaculture by seeing them in use in Empty Common Community Garden. The garden has been designed along permaculture principles, and Charlotte Synge has created this trail to demonstrate the principles in action. All welcome - come along and try it! You'll need a device that can read QR codes. The trail probably takes between 30 minutes and an hour, and then you are welcome to stay and just spend some time enjoying garden. More info here and here's a map to help you find the garden. More...
Source: Transition Cambridge - Empty Common Community Garden

Saturday 15th June - Saturday 13th Jul: Repair Cafes for June, July and beyond

Cambridge & villages 14:00-16:00 add to google calendar
Repair Cafes are community events that match people who need stuff fixed with people who like fixing things. They're completely non-commercial, though donations to running costs are welcome. There are no promises or guarantees, but if something can be saved, repairers will do everything they can. Repairers are always keen to teach visitors how to do the repair themselves and at the very least watch while they do it. Successful repair rates are currently around 65%. NB you'll need to book your item in - bookings open a couple of weeks before. The next repair cafes are in Coleridge (15 June), Waterbeach (16 June), Cottenham (22 June), Trumpington, (23 June), Ramsey (29 June), Abbey - at the Museum of Technology - on 5 July, Cambridge (6 July), Rampton and Newnham (both 13 July) (and lots more further ahead). You can book things in, check dates, venues, times etc here. Supported by the Cambridgeshire Repair Cafe Network (CRCN) - a partnership between Cambridge Carbon Footprint, Transition Cambridge and others. More...
Source: Cambridge Carbon Footprint - Repair Cafes

Tuesday 18th June: Transition Book Club

Online 19:00-20:00 add to google calendar
We meet up monthly online to discuss a book with an environmental theme we have read over the previous month. Come along and have a chat, there's no need to have finished (or even read) the book as our discussions lead in lots of different directions. It's informal and friendly and we'd love to see you there. On June 18th, we'll be reading "Wasteland: The dirty truth about what we throw away, where it goes, and why it matters" by Oliver Franklin-Wallis. Book through Eventbrite (we'll then send you a zoom link). Any questions? Please get in touch with Meg. More...
Source: Transition Cambridge

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. You can donate via bank transfer or cheque (details here). Thank you!

Volunteer vacancies

Do you have a few hours to help support our community and meet great likeminded people? We always have opportunities for you to get involved with over here on our volunteering page.

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