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Power Up North London – latest news!

Welcome to Power Up North London’s first newsletter! Back in April, Transition Kentish Town, Transition Tufnell Park and Transition Dartmouth Park joined forces to hold a meeting proposing a community renewable energy project. The aim was to consider how we can generate clean, renewable energy in our area and use any income created to benefit the local community. The … Continue reading

Highgate Newtown Community Centre Fun Day

Saturday 6th September, 1pm-4pm We’re back from our summer break, and it looks like autumn already – there’s a chill in the air and the hedgerows and apples are nearly ripe. We hope you had a lovely summer, and will join us in celebrating late summer and community spirit this Saturday at Highgate Newtown Community … Continue reading

Transition projects for 2013

On Saturday 12th January we held a ‘Projects for 2013’ open space meeting, to come together, review the projects we began last year and discussed what to take forward and what new ideas we could develop. The meeting was well attended and we had a great discussion and loads of ideas which – with your … Continue reading

A celebration of giving and receiving (but without the money or waste!)

Thanks to everyone who came along to our Eco- Christmas Give and Take on Saturday afternoon. It was a great way to celebrate Christmas – by giving to and receiving presents from our neighbours and friends – just without the expense and waste we too often see at this time of year. People brought along … Continue reading

Calling food growers who need a garden

We have been approached by a tenant of Circle Housing Association with a ground floor flat and rear garden in Bickerton Road just opposite Dartmouth Park. He is disabled and cannot maintain his garden himself. He gets worried about the state it gets into and would like one or two people to help look after it … Continue reading

How can we make our homes more energy efficient?

Monday 9th July, 7.30pm-9.30pm Upstairs at The Star, Chester Road, N19 Join us for an informative and sociable event on ways to unleash home greening energies, know how and action in Dartmouth Park. Hear from local home greening specialists, and share your own experiences, bright ideas and dreams for less fossil fuel dependent home living. … Continue reading

Transition Drinks and Gardeners Question Time.

Transition drinks Wednesday 2nd May, 6pm-8pm Forks, Swains Lane Join us for our next monthly social evening. The first Wednesday of every month is a chance to find out more about Transition and how you can get involved; hatch future plans and make new friends, over a drink or two (or some tea and cake!). … Continue reading

Plant label making/Ecocide talk with Polly Higgins

Craft session – ‘upcycled’ plant labels   Saturday 28th April, 1pm-4pm Art room (1st floor), Highgate Newtown Community Centre We held our second crafty get together on the last Saturday in March to mend and alter clothes, work on those neglected projects and made a start on some bunting for our events. Although most of … Continue reading

Mission compost accomplished!!!

At 8am this morning a huge truck from North London Waste Authority delivered 5 tons of free, steaming and very fragrant municipal compost to the Wilmost Dixon building site in Chester Road. They had very generously allowed the delivery on the condition we move it by lunchtime (so that Jason, the site manager, could get to … Continue reading

Transition Mission Compost! Saturday 14th March

Our food growing project is coming on in leaps and bounds, and following our Seedy Saturday a couple of weeks ago where we brought together local growers, swapped seeds and shared advice, we have spent the last week building raised beds. First up was our public food growing project at Highgate Newtown Community Centre where … Continue reading

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