Sunday, 19 May 2019

Transition Town Milton Keynes Quiz Night - 20th July



A date for your diary - 20th July for the Transition Town Milton Keynes Quiz Night. This is a really fun evening for all and allows TTMK to generate some funding to help us to do our work. Tickets are £12 which includes dinner and entry to the quiz. 

The evening starts at 7pm, and is held at Simpson village hall. Get the date in your diary and we'll share further details of how to buy your tickets in advance of the event closer to the time.


Tuesday, 14 May 2019

Broughton Community Litter Picks

Broughton Community have some Litter Picks coming up:
  • July 7th 2-3pm
  • September 1st 2-3pm
  • November 3rd 2-3pm
Families welcome, children must be accompanied by adults.

Equipment will be provided but please wear appropriate footwear and clothes.
For meeting point go to https//bbccmk.org.



Friday, 10 May 2019

Spring Blossom Picnic at the Woughton Orchards - 11th May

Saturday, May 11th, is our Spring Blossom Picnic at the Woughton Orchards, Milton Keynes!

Bring your favourite food, the family, chairs and blankets and join us for lunch under the apple trees in the Old Cider Orchard. Bring a book, some outdoor games, musical instruments or well-behaved pets - or all of these - and enjoy a lovely afternoon in a great setting.

We'll be there to greet you from 1pm and you are welcome to stay as long as you like.

For more details, see our website here:



Tuesday, 7 May 2019

BCCF's AGM, followed by film, 'THE GREEN LIE'


Bedfordshire Climate Change Forum are holding their AGM tomorrow (8th May), followed by a film screening of 'the green lie'. 

Join them in Room G011 (Ground floor) of The Gateway Building, University of Bedfordshire, Polhill Avenue, Bedford, MK41 9EA. from 7pm OR just join us 7.30pm for the film. There's plentiful free car parking but other means of getting there are obviously encouraged!

There will be refreshments. Their events are free but donations to are welcome. 

Monday, 6 May 2019

Events at Wolverton Community Orchard

Some events coming up at Wolverton Community Orchard....


May events from the Mid Shires Orchard Group




SPRING BLOSSOM PICNIC: WOUGHTON ORCHARDS

Date: Saturday 11th May, from 1.00pm onwards, for as long as you want! 
Venue: Woughton Orchards, off Newport Road, Woughton on the Green, Milton Keynes, MK6 3BD

Pack a picnic, put your blanket out under the spreading branches of the old cider apple trees and enjoy a lazy lunch outdoors, under the blossom. Throw a Frisbee, bob an apple, read a book, chat with friends, make a den with your kids, throw the ball for a dog, sketch the scenery, play a guitar – whatever you enjoy. We’ll have the kettle on and the cider chilling! Price: FREE – but don’t forget to bring a picnic! 

AFTERNOON AT THE ORCHARD: WOUGHTON ORCHARDS
Date: Saturday 18th May, from 2.00pm to 6.00pm 
Venue: Woughton Orchards, off Newport Road, Woughton on the Green, Milton Keynes, MK6 3BD

Join us for bramble-bashing and undergrowth clearing around the orchards, ‘Secret Six’ apple trees and the Plum Hedge. Help us get the orchard ready for summer pruning and our mowing, raking and mulching regime. Bring work gloves, pruning shears, loppers and scrub-clearing tools, or borrow ours. Event is free but donations welcomed towards refreshments

Email Claire at: MSOGChairman@yahoo.com to find out more and confirm attendance or visit their Facebook page for more info 

Monday, 15 April 2019

Consensus meeting - 7th May

This meeting will focus on developing policies for water efficiency in Milton Keynes. The proposed development of part of Midsummer Boulevard East will be used as an example.

The meeting will take place in Room 1.02 at the Civic Offices in Central Milton Keynes.

Tuesday 7th May, 6.30 - 8.30pm at MK Council Civic Offices 




Sunday, 7 April 2019

Transition Town Milton Keynes AGM

Transition Town Milton Keynes' AGM will be held at our May meet up on Wednesday 1st May from 6pm at the Place to Eat cafe, John Lewis, CMK.

Join the meeting to hear about our activities over the last 12 months or stand to become  trustee.

Thursday, 4 April 2019

Green Networking Event - this Saturday


TIMETABLE FOR THE TALKS AND VIDEOS IN THE BAND ROOM DURING THE GREEN FAYRE EVENT
2.00pm - (in the main area) Introduction to the Green Fayre (Transition Town MK) 
2.30pm - Extinction Rebellion MK & Bedford talk (including Greta Thunberg TedTalk) 
2.50pm - Planting Up (including Incredible Edibles video) talk by Kirsty Forshaw 
3.15pm - “Permaculture, self-organisation and the edge of chaos” talk by Nigel Crawley 
3.30pm - Circular economy (including video) talk by Elliot Morgan 
3.50pm - Saving Water a talk by Christine Ballard of Milton Keynes council
4.00pm - Cosy Homes a talk by Emma Brooks 

Litter pick - 15th April


The Parks Trust are running a community litter pick on Monday 15th April- 10- 12 noon. Meet at the water garden car park, Woughton -on-the-Green.