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July 2021

2G3S Nature Walk at Stapleford Chalk Pit

July 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Stapleford Chalk Pit, Haverhill Road Stapleford + Google Map

  You are invited to join our next nature walk at Stapleford Parish Pit on Saturday 24th July from 2-3pm. Stapleford Chalk Pit is a small nature reserve adjoining Magog Downs.   A group of Friends have worked to improve the rich grassland flora and associated wildlife.   The pit was formed by the extraction of a hard chalk (clunch) to be used for building material and the repair of local roads. 70 wildflower species have been recorded on the site and…

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EAT FOR OUR FUTURE – Event in Sawston 30 July

July 30 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm BST
High Street Sawston, High Street
Sawston,
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  A Cambridge Sustainable Food event 2G3S and Cambridge Sustainable Food are joining forces to promote the Eat For Our Future campaign.  Local chef and food writer Rosie Sykes will be preparing climate-friendly snacks, which we will be able to sample after we have seen her prepare them.  The event will run from 11am to late afternoon on Friday 30th July, and will take place outside Boswell’s bakery (near Mica hardware) on Sawston High Street.  We are grateful to Boswell…

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August 2021

Planning Meeting

August 12 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST

  Our next Planning meeting is on Thursday 12 August at 8 pm.  We hope to meet in person, but also have a zoom link available.  Watch this space; alternatively email us at for latest information.  All welcome!

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Nature Walk in Shelford Saturday 21 August

August 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Church Street Great Shelford

  Our next walk will be along Jenny's path towards Hauxton, meeting at the signposted entrance gate on Church Street, Great Shelford, opposite the junction with King's Mill Lane.  Many people will be able get here on foot or by cycle; but if coming by car, park on Church Street. We shall be concentrating on wayside plants and trees.  We shall turn back after 45 minutes as it should take less time on the return as we will have stopped…

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Face to face conversation in a Stapleford garden

August 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm BST
Stone House, Mingle Lane Stapleford + Google Map

  WE ARE CORDIALLY INVITED to join Stapleford resident Patricia Mirrlees for a drink and a chat at her home The Stone House, 40 Mingle Lane, from 6.30 – 8.00 pm on Wednesday 25 August.  This will be a social occasion at which we can get to know each other, but we shall also be discussing green issues.  Patricia is particularly interested in how we can work to improve our local environment for wildlife and biodiversity, be it (for example)…

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September 2021

Litter Pick as part of The Big Green Week, Sunday afternoon, Stapleford

September 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Clerk’s Piece Stapleford, Sawston Road + Google Map

  Meet at 2 pm at Clerk’s Piece (on the cyclepath to Sawston, just after the footbridge).  Litter-pickers will be provided, but bring your own gloves and wear green if you can.  If you have a hi-vis vest, bring that too.  Stout shoes and long trousers are advised.  As with all our events, attendance is at participants’ own risk. But it should be fun!  This is a family-friendly event; children are the responsibility of accompanying adults.  Please note the proximity…

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October 2021

Planning Meeting 11 October

October 11 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Cox’s Close Community Centre, Cox's Close, Stapleford
Cambridge, CB22 5SP United Kingdom
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  Either by Zoom (from 8 pm) or in person at Cox’s Close Community Room, Stapleford CB22 5SP; email for a zoom link or just turn up on the night – refreshments at 7.45 and the meeting starts at 8 pm.

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Nature Walk: The Stone House, Stapleford

October 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST
Stone House, MIngle Lane Stapleford + Google Map

  Join us for a nature walk with a difference!  Following on our visit to The Stone House last month Patricia Mirrlees has kindly invited us to walk round her garden.  Tree identification will be the focus of the walk, looking at leaves, bark and overall appearance.  A a recent count, 35 different types of tree were identified in the garden! As usual, John O'Boyle will lead the walk which starts at 2 pm and will last for about an…

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‘Action for Climate Justice’ – Workshop, Wednesday 20 October

October 20 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm BST
Cox’s Close Community Centre, Cox's Close, Stapleford
Cambridge, CB22 5SP United Kingdom
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Do you feel bamboozled by all the talk of carbon emissions and COP26?  Do you feel helpless in the face of so much bad news?  If so, come along to this friendly workshop organised by 2G3S and the UK Youth Climate Coalition. Katie Williams from the UK Youth Climate Coalition will introduce the workshop, addressing the following issues: What is climate justice? How are people around the world affected by climate change, and what are they doing about it? How…

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November 2021

Film ‘The Sequel: What will follow our troubled civilisation?’

November 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
Sawston Free Church, 1 High Street
Sawston, CB22 3BG
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  7.30 pm Sawston Free Church, High Street, Sawston CB22 3BG Free; donations welcome. THE SEQUEL shines a light on the work and legacy of David Fleming, a historian, economist, and ecologist with a deep understanding of how we got where we are, and a compelling vision of how we can recover what we have lost as the market economy has worked its way into every aspect of our lives. BAFTA-winning director Peter Armstrong guides us to encounter extraordinary people…

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