Monthly Archives: October 2011

A Walk in the Garden

At the Tonbridge Farmers’ Market that I attended recently I had the pleasure of meeting Michael Smith, editor of “A Walk in the Garden”. Michael has a great passion for the local countryside, which he puts to good use by … Continue reading

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Recycled plastic bottles used to make road bridge

I found an article on that gave me a feel-good warm glow about the state of recycling in the UK. It reports that: “A squad of sappers from the Royal Engineers has helped build the first road bridge in … Continue reading

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Pink Sunday at Tonbridge Farmers Market

On Sunday (9th Oct) I visited Tonbridge in Kent for their 5th Farmers Market. This event was being billed as “Pink Sunday”, with stallholders dressing up with items of pink clothing and some even producing pink goods such as cakes … Continue reading

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Renewables’ training network set up to tackle green skills shortage

RenewableUK, Britain’s largest renewable energy trade association, has announced the creation of a new organisation, the Renewables Training Network (RTN), which will address critical skills shortages within the renewable energy industry. Businesses in the renewables sector have pledged the equivalent of £600,000 … Continue reading

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Blackfriars station to host London’s largest solar array

The Guardian Newspaper report the following: Work on the world’s largest solar bridge formally begins today as the first of more than 4,400 solar panels are installed above the new Blackfriars station platform. The historic London site is undergoing a … Continue reading

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