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Farmers' market, Stroud.jpg

Sustainability initiatives[edit]

Campaigns[edit]

Frack off our Forest on facebook

Initiatives by topic[edit]

Biodiversity[edit]

Gloucestershire Wildlife Trust - Stroud Valleys Project

Climate action[edit]

GlosCAN, Gloucestershire Climate Action Network

Communities online[edit]

Cheltenham Connect

Community currencies activism[edit]

Fair Shares, community time banks

Cycling activism[edit]

Gloucestershire Bike Project

Education for sustainability[edit]

Friends of the Wilderness Centre, Forest of Dean

Food activism[edit]

Farmers Markets (in Stroud) information from Stroud District Council - Stroud Community Agriculture Ltd - Stroudco Food Hub

Stroud, a market town in Gloucestershire was one of the birthplaces of the Organic food movement and was home to Britain's first fully organic café, Woodruffs. The Biodynamic Agricultural Association is based in the town. [1]

Localism[edit]

Stroud has a strong community of independent shops and cafés, which provide the mainstay of the retail experience in the town. [2] GLOSS FM is local radio for Thornbury and District, offering free local infomertials on-air for local not-for profit community initiatives

Reduce, reuse, repair and recycle[edit]

Thornbury Give n Take on mythornbury.co.uk

Sustainable transport activism[edit]

Cotswold Canals Trust, (Wikipedia): registered charity that aims to protect and restore the Stroudwater Navigation and the Thames and Severn Canal.

News and comment[edit]

2016

Have your say on how developments in Stroud should promote sustainable construction, Nov 10 [3]

Stroud Valleys Showcase will celebrate very best of the Five Valley’s green and sustainable projects, Sep 28 [4]

New Green council chairman Norman Kay partners with climate change awareness project Transition Stroud, May 24 [5]

An evening in Stroud: '10 years and beyond', May 9 [6]

Work starts on Dursley hospital allotments scheme, Apr 20 [7]

Events[edit]

2016

Oct 1 - 8 Stroud Valleys Showcase

2015

June 27 - 28 Edible Open Gardens

February 7 Stroud Potato Day

2014

September 20 - 21 Cheltenham Green Doors

September 20 Greener Gloucestershire Festival 2014

May 3 - 4 Stroud Eco Open Homes 2014

Resources[edit]

Video[edit]

Transition Stroud on Stroud Community TV

Interwiki links[edit]

Wikipedia: Gloucestershire, Stroud, Campaigns, Stroud pound

External links[edit]


References

This page includes Creative Commons Licensed content from the Sustainable community action wiki on Wikia.
The list of authors can be seen in the history, link via drop down menu at top left of page.

  1. wikipedia:Stroud#Character and amenities
  2. wikipedia:Stroud#Character and amenities
  3. stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk
  4. stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk
  5. stroudnewsandjournal.co.uk
  6. Transition Network
  7. gazetteseries.co.uk


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