Transition Roadshow Event – St Andrews

Saturday 11th October 9.30-17.15:  Arts Lecture Theatre, St Andrews Don’t miss this chance to take part in the Transition Network Roadshow with Transition Co-founder, Rob Hopkins. An inspirational day of workshops and exchanges on positive community action, suitable for established Transition Initiatives, new groups, and others working on or interested in environmental and social issues. AttendRead More…

Transition’s Freshers’ Week Plans

Orientation Week is fast approaching, and we at Transition have a fantastic range of events planned. All our events are open to students (new and returning) as well as staff and local community members. Please use the Facebook event links to share events with your friends, and come along and introduce yourself on the day. We look forward to meeting you! MONDAY 8th SEPTEMBER The Big Green Fair
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Who rules money?

Executive director of the Positive Money NGO, Fran Boait, presented some challenging and insightful perspectives into the British banking system last week Despite my unhelpful lack of economic knowledge, what I took from the talk was this; the main issue with the banking system at the moment is who controls the money supply. To explain this, the analogy of the bath was used (fig 1). We were tolRead More…

Green week review

Green Week brought together community organisations, student societies, academics, and Transition: University of St Andrews, for a week-long celebration of sustainable living in St Andrews. How many events did you get to? We’re still getting together a full report of what happened, but here are some headline figures so far: Events listed: 40 Number of organisations involved: over 25 PRead More…

Green Week is Here….

An action packed week of all types of activities: films, debate and discussion, tree planting, craft making, competition, good food – all aimed at inspiring and celebrating sustainable living in St Andrews. Find out more at http://standrewsgreenweek.com/whatson/ and follow us on facebook at https://www.facebook.com/StAndrewsGreenWeek Friday 7th March 2014 Second hand Bike Sale Local charity Read More…

Green week is coming…….

Its just one month to go until St Andrews celebrates all things ‘green’ in the series of community, staff and student events that is St Andrews Green Week. While there is no doubt that the world is facing some very serious environmental problems, sometimes we all find it difficult to believe our own actions can make a difference. Green week aims to create an atmosphere that is fun, engaging and suRead More…

St Andrews Green Film Festival

Get your tickets NOW for St Andrews FIRST Green Film Festival which is being held on the weekend of the 22-24 November 2013. The festival showcases inspiring feature films regarding the environment, ecology & climate change and tells the story of the inspiring work done by countless organisations & individuals as they work towards a sustainable future for our planet. We have seven inRead More…

Carbon Cafe

Carbon Café is St Andrews green social networking phenomenon which offers a chance for people who are interested in environmental issues to meet socially for a drink and a chat. Carbon Cafés are held on the 2nd Thursday of every month and our next meeting will be on: 10th October 2013 from 6pm to 8pm in the Whey Pat Pub on Bridge StreetRead More…

Elder Flower Cordial

We had lots of requests for the Elderflower Cordial recipe served at the “no Impact Man” film the other week so thought we had better post it here (care of Azaharah).  25 or so elderflower heads Finely grated zest of 3 lemons and an orange ( used a lime in place of a lemon here) Plus juice of the fruit I KG of sugar or equivalent (  also tried out agave and maple which tasted good, doesn’tRead More…

600 Days of Transition

Like many community organisations we are very aware that we work for you, our local area. As consequence, at Transition we are keen to constantly receive feedback about what you want to change in our town. This week saw us launch our 600 Days of Transition Campaign where we are asking people what would you like to change to make St Andrews a better place to live. We want to know what things youRead More…