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Market Traders who can Deliver

Although the Whiteladies Farmers Market has been suspended because of Covid-19 precautions,  several of the traders who have stalls at the market are able to deliver, either directly or by post. Please visit the following websites to find out more:

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Whiteladies Farmers Market Suspended

It has unfortunately been necessary to suspend the Whiteladies Road Farmers Market for the forseeable future because of Covid-19 precautions. The market will not take place on Saturday 28th March, or for the next few weeks at least. The situation

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Market resumes on January 4th

The Whiteladies Road Farmers Market is taking a Christmas break on Saturday 28th December 2019. The weekly market will resume in the new year on Saturday 4th January 2020.

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Concern for Leigh Court Farm

Update – 29 April 2019: The National Trust have now met with the tenants and agreed to give them new 5 year tenancies on their current tracts of land. They have admitted that they were wrong in the way that

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Climate Change and Energy Talks

Nikki Jones is a freelance reasearcher and writer on global and UK energy. She will be giving a series of talks in Redland in March on climate change and energy, organised by the BCR Energy Group. Talks will take place

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C.H.E.E.S.E Energy Surveys

The C.H.E.E.S.E. Project is a Bristol-based not-for-profit community enterprise that aims to reduce domestic energy losses, at low cost. Some people reading this may already have had a thermal imaging survey of their home carried out by them. If not,

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Song of the Whale

This report has been sent by Vassili Papastavrou from the mid-Atlantic. I have been at sea since March helping to bring the research vessel Song of the Whale back from South Georgia after studying southern right whales with British Antarctic

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Make a swift nesting box for your house

Decline of swift nesting sites Swifts migrate 6000 miles from sub-Saharan Africa to breed in Britain. It was only in 1994, when the Breeding Birds Survey was initiated, that their numbers began to be monitored, and so there are no

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What’s in a Hedge

By Karen Shergold If you have been to Metford Road Community Orchard in the past, you may need to do a double-take as you approach it now. I’ve been an active member for many years, and I certainly did when

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The Renewables Revolution – A Good News Conference

Until very recently, integrating renewable energy technologies into buildings has been a ‘nice to have’ addition, the main barriers being capital costs, competiveness with fossil fuel energy and scepticism. However, recent evidence shows that these barriers either no longer exist

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