Big Butterfly Count 2019

The big Butterfly count is on and the meadow area in Guardbridge Community Garden is proving a good spotting location. RingletMeadow BrownShaded Broad-barSmall Tortoise Shell On Friday the 19th July, coinciding with the start of the Big Butterfly Count 2019 we were lucky enough to see lots of Ringlets, a male and female meadow Brown, a small tortoise shell, and lots of what were (probablyRead More…

Towards a Plastic Free Fife – FCCAN Networking Event

Transition are hosting the next Fife Communities Climate Action Network on Monday 25th March, from 6-8pm at the Kernel. Speakers from communities engaging the plastic problem will present on how they are working to prevent plastics, tackle litter and normalise reuse. A workshop follows for all to share their thoughts. This boils down to the main question, how can the FCCAN support the movRead More…

Public Consultation on Lade Braes Path Upgrade

As a part of this local community do you reckon the Lade Braes path needs change? And if so, what exactly? In partnership with SUSTRANS, Fife council are taking on the task of improving the Lade Braes walk to improve its multi-use accessibility. But not without your say! If this is something that interests you then don’t miss out on an opportunity to voice your opinion. This can be done by eRead More…

A Vision for a Living Heart of St Andrews

On the 22nd of January, Joshua Msika, the Transition Steering Group Co-ordinator, attended a committee meeting of the Friends of the Botanic Gardens as a co-opted representative for Transition: University of St Andrews. He was impressed by the dedication and spirit of the members of the committee put a piece together for the next newsletter of the Friends introducing Transition: University of St ARead More…

Talking about ‘The Next Generation’ at the EAUC Scotland Conference

On Thursday 20th February St Andrews sent a delegation to the EAUC (Environmental Association for Universities and Colleges) Scotland Conference in Glasgow. The team included: Dr Rehema White (lecturer in SD and Transition Steering Group Member) Joshua Msika (Transition Steering Group Co-ordinator) Morgan Buckner (Transtition Steering Group Member and Transition Green Week Intern) Lucy ARead More…