Library in Baddesley threatened again

Hampshire County Council are consulting on ending their connection with North Baddesley Community Library. The proposals would mean it wasn’t a HCC library in any way any more. In practice the library might have to close without the connection to the Hampshire library network. Concerned residents can fill in a consultation online or on paper …

Read moreLibrary in Baddesley threatened again

Dr Ruth Valerio (Tearfund) speaks to crowd

Upside down kingdom: climate in crisis

Our common home is in pain: on fire, flooding and melting. At the Eco and Climate Action seminar in Winchester Bishop Tim Daykin and Dr Ruth Valerio outlined steps to activate churches so that the climate crisis is reflected in how they each, give, pray, speak out and live faithfully. At the very start of …

Read moreUpside down kingdom: climate in crisis

women behind table laden with plants

Sustainability fair in Chilworth

The Chilworth Sustainability fair exhibited electric vehicles boats and bicycles as well as ways to reduce food waste and eat better. Environmentally friendly and up-cycled products were also on display. More than 200 people attended the fair which, Cllr Finlay said, was organised as a response to the upsurge in concern regarding what humans are …

Read moreSustainability fair in Chilworth

Litter picking in North Baddesley

The Fleming Avenue area in North Baddesley was litter picked by more than 30 community volunteers in an event organised by Parish Councillor Vicky Wotton. Clean up days and individual voluntary litter picking are supported by Test Valley council as a partial answer to the cuts in environmental services budgets. Under grey autumn skies volunteers …

Read moreLitter picking in North Baddesley

Lead type in a tray

Pass the printed word

If you get newsletters and magazines from charities that you support please share the information by passing them on to others rather than throwing them away. Passing on publications like the excellent journal from A Rocha UK, or other useful publications is a socially and ecologically sound think to do. It’s our Eco Tip for …

Read morePass the printed word