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February 2020

Great Shelford Repair Cafe 2 – 5 pm Saturday 29 February

February 29 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm GMT
Great Shelford Free Church, High Street, Great Shelford + Google Map

Our latest Repair Café where we shall repair electrical, electronic and mechanical items, bikes, textiles, jewellery, and general bits & bobs.  Watch the repairers work on your item and get their advice; have a cuppa and piece of cake while you wait.  All free; donations welcome.  You can just turn up with your item, but you may have to wait; it’s better to book it in.  Bookings will be open from 3 – 27 February inclusive – go to circularcambridge.org…

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March 2020

Planning meeting

March 16 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
The Rose, 81 London Road
Stapleford, CB22 5DG United Kingdom
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We shall be meeting on Monday 16 March at 8 pm at The Rose.  All welcome!

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Cambridge Carbon Footprint Sustainable Fashion Festival

March 21 @ 11:00 am - 4:30 pm GMT
St Barnabas Church, Mill Road
Cambridge, CB1 2BD
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After the success of the first Cambridge Sustainable Fashion Festival last year, Cambridge Carbon Footprint are organising another one! Further information here

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Conversation Evening: Extinction Rebeliion

March 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
Johnson Hall, Stapleford, 1 Gog Magog Way, Stapleford
Cambridge, CB22 5BQ
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Our final conversation evening for this winter on the subject of climate change.  We welcome Jenny and Derek Langley from Cambridge XR who will give their personal insight into XR and answer our questions.

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April 2020

Earth Day 2020

April 22
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 Go to Information - Useful links for full details The celebration of ‘Earth Day’ began in the US in 1970 when Gaylord Nelson, a Democrat Senator and governor of Wisconsin,  proposed April 22 as a day for Americans to speak out about the environmental crisis.  See him speaking here. Since then Earth Day has been observed not only in the US but around the world.  In 2016, the United Nations chose Earth Day as the day when the historic Paris…

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June 2020

Cambridge Climate and Sustainability Forum

June 13 @ 10:00 am - 2:30 pm BST
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The Cambridge Climate and Sustainability Forum is an annual student-run conference which aims to create discourse with the community and student body of Cambridge, and encourage positive action towards sustainability. This year's theme is 'Towards a Sustainable Future: Local Actions, Global Betterment'.  It will be held via Zoom. Here is the agenda: 10:00 - 10:10 Introduction to CCSF 10:10 - 10:40 Interconnectivity of individual actions and global changes -  Prof Jane Heal, Emeritus Philosophy Professor at Cambridge and Trustee of…

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Transition Cambridge monthly ‘Cafes’: Doughnut Economics

June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm BST
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Transition Cambridge organises monthly cafes, actual or virtual depending on the rules at the time, with lively conversations, talks, presentations and films.  More details, and the programme for future cafes, here. The next Cafe will be a discussion on Doughnut Economics. Wednesday 17th June 2020 19:00-20:30 online Contact Matt for the Zoom link. Transition demands a fresh narrative for our economic life. Oxford economist Kate Raworth has offered the Doughnut model for our enlightenment and Martin Roach will lead a…

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Monthly Cambridge Virtual Repair Cafes

June 24 @ 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm BST
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This is an edited extract from the Circular Cambridge website:  (links in italics) On the last Wednesday of the month, people in Cambridgeshire can use Zoom to get their broken items seen by an experienced Cambridgeshire Repair Café repairer, without even leaving their home! The next one is on Wednesday 24 June. Over lunchtime, you’ll be able to 'bring in' electricals*, household and garden items, bicycles, toys, jewellery and clothing for 1:1 repair advice. There’ll be advice on software troubles too. Everything’s being done virtually…

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Guided Nature Walk: Stapleford Parish Pit

June 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm BST

A wildflower walk to Stapleford Parish Pit led by 2G3S member John 0’Boyle.  There is uneven ground on the site so sturdy footwear is advised.  There is no charge for this event. Stapleford Chalk Pit is a small nature reserve adjoining Magog Downs, managed by a group of Friends under the trusteeship of the Parish Council.  The pit was formed by the extraction of a hard chalk (clunch) for use as a building material and the repair of local roads. …

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The Time is Now virtual lobby S Cambs now 29 June!

June 30
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THE TIME IS NOW: VIRTUAL LOBBY FOR A HEALTHY, GREEN & FAIR RECOVERY (TUESDAY 30 JUNE) STOP PRESS: We are delighted to report that Anthony Browne has arranged a Zoom meeting for the South Cambs constituency at 4.00 pm on Monday 29 June.  It is not too late to register, as below.  You are not obliged to ask a question, but a large turnout will be indicative of the strength of feeling on the issues. Edited extract from The Climate…

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