Posted by: Mike Grenville | 8 July 2010

New Home For The Newsletter

The Transition Network newsletter has moved to a new home on the main Transition Network website. All future news items and newsletters will be there:
http://www.transitionnetwork.org/

As the Scottish poet/bard Robert Burns put it, “the best-laid schemes o’ mice an ‘men gang aft agley“. The 2010 Transition Network conference had been planned to take place near Forest Row in Sussex on the 29th-31st May 2010. It was all going so well. Then the news reached us that Emerson College, which was to have provided the bulk of the accommodation the event required, has gone into recievership, and will no longer be available. So, with little more than a couple of months remaining, our plans have indeed, as Burns put it “gang agley”. So, we’d love to invite any suggestions or brainwaves you folks might have for an alternative venue. Here are the criteria for what we need;
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Posted by: Mike Grenville | 10 February 2010

Transition Training and Consulting

An update from Naresh on various Transition Training projects:
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Posted by: Mike Grenville | 21 January 2010

The 2010 Transition Network conference

The 2010 Transition Network conference will be held in Forest Row in Sussex on the 29th, 30th and 31st May. The theme of the conference will be ‘Broadening’, taking the Transition approach wider and deeper.
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Posted by: Mike Grenville | 21 January 2010

Videos: Money, Food & Peak Oil

Some excellent online videos about the Lewes Pound, 100 Years Of Food, Transition Calgary and a compelling, hard nosed peak oil, economics and carbon pricing talk by economist Jeff Rubin.
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Posted by: Mike Grenville | 21 January 2010

Danish & Spanish Primers

“Grundbog for overgangsinitiativer” and Compendio De Iniciativas De Transicion … We now have Danish and Spanish translations of the Transition Initiatives Primer.
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Posted by: Mike Grenville | 21 January 2010

A Draft Guide for Holding Transition Hustings

A small group of us have spent the last few weeks working on what will become a booklet for Transition initiatives, which will help with the setting up of community grillings of our political candidates, allowing constituents to assess the degree of resilience thinking in their policies.  It could provide the basis for an event, co-run with a range of other similar local organisations.  It sets out how to do hustings, a guide to what resilience means, and also 10 Frequently Asked Questions that might arise.  We are now throwing the draft over to you for your thoughts and consideration.  We hope you find this useful, and look forward to your thoughts.
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Posted by: Mike Grenville | 21 January 2010

Seeking New Trustees for Transition Network!

Transition Network is looking for new Trustees.  We are looking for people who want to help support the organisation and the growing movement, as well as represent the diversity of the movement. 
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Posted by: Mike Grenville | 21 January 2010

TRANSITION TALES 2010 QUEST

Would you like to co-create some Transition Tales? WynnAlice aka Transition Network’s Steph Bradley, invites you to join her this spring and summer on a journey around the UK.

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Posted by: Mike Grenville | 21 January 2010

Transition Discussion Course

Sustainable NE Seattle, an “official” Transition Initiative in North America, has developed a six-week discussion course based on The Transition Handbook. They are now making the course available to other Transition Initiatives who want to offer it to their own members.
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