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.

Monday, 1 April 2019

April events from the Mid Shires Orchard Group


EASTER EGG HUNT & AFTERNOON AT THE ORCHARD: WOUGHTON ORCHARD

Date: Saturday 20 April, from 2.00pm to 6.00pm
Venue: Woughton Orchards, off Newport Road, Woughton on the Green, Milton Keynes, MK6 3BD

Join us for a light-hearted Easter Egg Hunt for children of all ages! Afterwards, enjoy a walk around the orchards to visit the fruit trees and enjoy the emerging spring flowers. Hot refreshments will be provided, with Hot Cross Buns too, because it’s Easter Saturday! We’ll do a bit of work also in the Old Cider Orchard, to trim emerging undergrowth and get it ready for our Blossom Picnic on 11-May-19. Free event 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 

Green Networking Fayre - 6th April

Join Transition Town Milton Keynes and friends for a Green Networking Fayre. See poster for details.

 

Saturday, 23 March 2019

Climate Chaos event - 30th March


Milton Keynes Peace and Justice Network and Extinction Rebellion Milton Keynes are holding an event on 30th March from 10.30-3pm at Centrecom. Click here for details.

Public Meeting followed by workshop with guest speakers from: Alex Chapman: New Economics Foundation Samantha Jane-Bray: Extinction Rebellion MK Catherine Rose: Milton Keynes Green Party TBA representative from Transition MK

Wednesday, 13 March 2019

#FridaysForFuture

#FridaysforFuture is a peoples movement following the call from @GretaThunberg to school strike.



This Friday, 15th March, there will be an action by young people outside the Civic Offices from 2 to 3.15 pm. Adults to help in supporting roles on the sidelines and then to take individual actions and join in with groups doing things locally.  

Come along to the Transition Town Milton Keynes Green Fayre on 6th April for inspiration on what you can do to take action locally. 

Sunday, 10 March 2019

MK Council Climate Change Emergency motion - what's next?

How can we follow up on MK Council's Climate Emergency motion?
What does it mean for us?
What can we do and how can we pressure our council to follow through?

Join the Green Party on Wednesday 20th March at Bletchley Library (7pm for 7.30 start until 9.30 pm) for talks, discussions and activities.

Friday, 8 March 2019

Litter picking around MK


A few litter picking events coming up:

  • Great Linford Parish- Sun 24th March 10- 11.30 am. Starting and ending at Sudgrove House. Litter picking in Downhead Park. Tea and cake at end of session. 
  • West Bletchley Parish Council - Mon. 25th March, 2-3pm. Meet at car park in Rickley Park
  • West Bletchley Parish Council- Mon. 8th April 2-3pm. Meet at The Leys, top of Neath Crescent. 
  • West Bletchley Parish Council- Mon. 15th April 2-3pm. Meet at Chepstow Park- end of Blaydon Close

If you know of any more events please let us know so we can publicise