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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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Cambridge Resilience Web

Find out about local groups working on environmental and social justice issues in Cambridge in this visual directory. The Resilience Web is a collaborative project between TC and various local groups/individuals. Join the community on Discord.

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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Thursday 14th September - Tuesday 26th: 'How to run a repair cafe' training course

Online - two one-hour sessions 19:30-20:30 add to google calendar
These sessions are intended for people who are interested in running a Repair Cafe. Part 1 (14 September) - Is this for me? This session will give you an overview of what's involved in running a Repair Cafe. You'll meet existing Repair Cafe organisers, meet other people thinking of starting one up, find out about first steps to get you started and have the chance to ask any questions. Part 2 (26 September) Step-by-step guide: We'll take you through the various resources available to support you and go through a step-by-step example of how to organise a Repair Cafe. Again there'll be plenty of opportunity for questions. To book your free place for both sessions, please fill in this form. Both sessions will take place on zoom. Depending on interest, we may divide the group up by location and offer additional dates. We recommend that you find 2 to 3 people from your organisation/local area who are interested in running a Repair Cafe and all attend the training. More...
Source: Cambridgeshire Repair Cafe Network

Sunday 24th September - Saturday 28th Oct: Repair Cafes coming up

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. Autumn repair cafes include Burwell and Willingham (24 September), Eversden and St Ives (30 September), Barrington (7 October), Trumpington (8 October), Cottenham (14 October), Cambridge (21 October) and Soham (22 October). You can check future dates, book things in, check 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

Sunday 1st October: Empty Common Community Garden

Empty Common Community Garden 10:30-12:30 add to google calendar
ECCG is a magical meeting place for you and your friends, close to the centre of Cambridge. Enjoy chatting as you garden and relax. We meet as a group on Sunday mornings from 10.30 am to 12.30 or later but people can come individually or in groups whenever they like. We are just completing our 'Heads, Hearts and Hands' hut where we can learn, bond and do things together and have tea and cake too. Come and enjoy the space! More...
Source: Transition Cambridge - ECCG

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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