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Protect Our North Coast need support Tues 22nd June 6.30pm

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Added by marian farrell on June 20, 2015 at 20:39 — No Comments

97% Owned - Positive Money Documentary Black Box Belfast 8th June

 

Positive Money NI invite you to a showing of the documentary…

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Added by marian farrell on May 14, 2015 at 21:30 — No Comments

BEE FRIENDS - PLANT & SEEDLING SWAP

Hello, 

You are invited to the following event:

BEE FRIENDS - PLANT & SEEDLING SWAP…

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Added by marian farrell on May 14, 2015 at 21:15 — No Comments

What is the Future of Money?

What is the Future of Money?

To discover how a local economic model might look, come to a discussion with Matthew Slater from Community Forge http://cf6.communityforge.net/en/home



Wednesday May 6th Moville Library @ 7pm 

All welcome! Refreshments provided.

Across the world, people are finding solutions that allow growth in the community without dependence on…

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Added by marian farrell on May 3, 2015 at 8:13 — No Comments

A Conversation on a Citizen's Income at OpenSource 2015

A Conversation on Citizen's Income



A Citizen's Income is a payment granted to all citizens (including children) by the state and without means test or work requirement. It offers a remedy to the present economic instabilty and the increasing financial inequality. It recognises a wider definition of 'work' as distinct from 'a job'. Its purpose is to ensure an existence in dignity and enable participation in society. 



It is not a new…

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Added by marian farrell on April 25, 2015 at 18:00 — No Comments

Where does money come from and why isn't there enough?

The Open Source 2015
The hub of The Open Source 2015 is Lower Garfield St Belfast. From Friday May 8th to Sunday May 10th the street will be closed to traffic and buzzing with music, art, theatre, workshops, good food, interesting discussions, laughter and craic. Positive Money NI are facilitating a workshop explaining money as debt (Sunday 1pm) and also over the three days will be engaging with…
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Added by marian farrell on April 20, 2015 at 20:10 — No Comments

Community Gardening Network event Strabane

Community gardening network event



Hello, FCFCG is  a charity which supports community growing (www.farmgarden.org.uk), and we are holding a networking event in Strabane on the 24th April. I wondered if anyone from your project would be interested in attending this event?

This event is suitable for…

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Added by marian farrell on April 10, 2015 at 20:43 — No Comments

Faughan Valley Landscape Partnership - free training for adults and children in biodiversity surveys

FREE  OPAL SCIENCE TRAINING

14TH, 21ST AND 28TH April (Book for 1,2 or 3 dates)

3.30pm – 5.00pm

RAPID Training Centre, Killaloo

 

OPAL is coming to Faughan Valley on Tuesday 14, 21 and 28th April to train teachers, forest school…

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Added by marian farrell on April 10, 2015 at 20:39 — No Comments

Youth Frack Back! 20th March Belfast

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Added by marian farrell on March 15, 2015 at 14:27 — No Comments

Climate change:the Guardian campaign to leave fossil fuels in the ground!

Climate change: why the Guardian is putting threat to Earth front and centre

As global warming argument moves on to politics and business, Alan Rusbridger explains the thinking…

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Added by marian farrell on March 8, 2015 at 11:00 — No Comments

International Year of Soils Event 18th April 2015 Eco-Base Derry

NI Organic Gardening Society & Transition Derry

Healthy Soil for Healthy Vegetable Growing

Saturday 18th April…

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Added by marian farrell on March 8, 2015 at 10:30 — No Comments

Protect Our North Coast from Fracking

Project aim

To cover the professional fees of Environmental Consultants to respond to Rathlin Energy's Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) in relation to their application to drill into the shale at Ballinlea, in Co. Antrim, on Northern Ireland's North Coast. 

About the project

We…

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Added by marian farrell on March 8, 2015 at 10:00 — No Comments

Anti-fracking Conference in Fermanagh 20th February 2015

Andy Gheorghiu from the citizens protest group Fracking Free Hesse is the guest speaker at this conference.











Andrea Nash 

Sinn Féin Communications Officer 

Fón 07708920685

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Speak to TDs about strengthening Ireland's Climate Bill

Email not displaying correctly? See it here » …

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Added by marian farrell on January 30, 2015 at 19:52 — No Comments

Scotland says No to Fracking

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-scotland-politics-31016537

Block on fracking in Scotland announced by minister

Fracking workers looking at drill Fracking involves using a high-pressure water mixture to penetrate rock in order to release gas…
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Added by marian farrell on January 30, 2015 at 19:30 — No Comments

Protect our Coast and Glens (from Fracking)

Hello and Happy New Year!

This is an update from the community group, Protect our Coast and Glens regarding the proposed exploratory drill by Infrastrata Ltd. in the Woodburn Forest, Carrickfergus.

On this project Infrastrata are being allowed to drill to a depth of 2000m only 400m from a major drinking water reservoir which supplies Carrickfergus, Newtownabbey, Islandmagee and parts of Belfast. NI Water have leased the land to Infrastrata for this drill. …



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Added by marian farrell on January 18, 2015 at 13:00 — No Comments

New York says NO to Fracking

1. New York state bans fracking over health risks

Find out about the process leading
to the ban in this Democracy Now interview - …
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Added by marian farrell on January 18, 2015 at 12:30 — No Comments

How to waste £375 billion

In 2010 the government cancelled a program to rebuild 715 schools, because they'd run out of money. But at the same time the Bank of England had created £375 billion of new money through a program called Quantitative Easing. Instead of this money being spent on something useful, it was pumped into the financial markets, benefitting the richest 5% but doing almost nothing to create jobs and stable economic recovery. 
 
So why does the…
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Frack-Off UK campaigners at public meetings in NI

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