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Marian farrell's Blog – January 2011 Archive (4)

Fractional Reserve Banking - named!

Positive Money

 

On Tuesday evening, a major step forward was made for this campaign. Robert Peston, the famous BBC presenter on everything to do with finance, actually used the words 'fractional reserve banking' on national television!



Fractional wotsit?



That's the system that the banks used to create £1.2 trillion of 'funny money' over the last ten years.



It's the… Continue

Added by marian farrell on January 22, 2011 at 12:48 — No Comments

Sustainable Community Gardening

The Carbon Zero NI programme is a sector wide initiative by the Further Education sector under the leadership of the South West College in Northern Ireland. This programme is supported by the Department of Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland through the Innovation Fund, Employer Support Programme.…
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Added by marian farrell on January 18, 2011 at 17:40 — No Comments

Water Crisis - Friends of the Earth's Perspective

Water Crisis - Friends of the Earth's Perspective

Chances are that you experienced at least some disruption to your water supply over Christmas and that you've heard a great deal in the local media about the crisis that left tens of thousands of homes without water, in some cases for weeks.…

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Added by marian farrell on January 6, 2011 at 19:00 — No Comments

Hedgerow Laying & Management Course

Hedgerow Laying & Management Course

Derry City Council is hosting a Hedgerow Laying & Management Workshop. If you would like to learn how to select the ideal plants for a hedgerow, prepare the ground, the correct way to plant trees and ensure minimum…

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Added by marian farrell on January 5, 2011 at 20:10 — No Comments

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