Friday, 24 April 2009

Transition Towns

Transition Town Aberystwyth [TTAber] do some great work in helping people to prepare for the future and in keeping skills alive.

Transition Town Aberystwyth excluded from Masterplan discussions

Unfortunately some groups are too short-sighted to realise this. Last week the TTAber organisers received a letter from Mark Williams (a copy of one sent to him by Steffan Roberts, the Regeneration Manager) stating that:

Sunday, 19 April 2009

Badger talk

For anyone interested in badgers and wildlife, you may want to come along to a meeting on Thursday 23rd April in the Marine Hotel, Aberystwyth at 7:30pm. There will be a talk on badgers and discussions about actions regarding the proposed badger cull in Wales.

Saturday, 18 April 2009

Eureopean ban on seal imports

The annual Canadian seal hunt is a barbaric practice that is sustained only by demand for seal products. Thousands of seals, pups and mothers are horrifically clubbed to death for a product nobody needs.

There is a desparate need for a European ban on seal imports in order to send a clear message to Canada that the hideous and barbaric clubbing to death of seals is totally out of step with public opinion, as wel as being totally unnecessary. The ideal of a total full ban on imports of all seal products in Europe has yet to be achieved, even though the USA has had such a ban since 1972. It's about time Europe did the same.

Sunday, 12 April 2009

Keep Britain Tidy sees Red Over Elastic Bands

Red elastic bands dropepd by Royal Mail are now a common form of litter - they seem to have replaced cigarette butts as the things you are most likely to see on every road. If you are tired of seeing them littering our streets, then collect them and send them to arrive by 30 April to:

Climate change - campaigning can be a celebration!

Some recent videos of major events below.

Video clip of lights going out all over the world. There are also pictures and news.

Friday, 3 April 2009

Cadw Calon Aberystwyth

Tonight a CIN member attended the Cadw Calon Aberystwyth meeting at MG's on Chalybeate Street in Aberystwyth. It was packed! The group is campaigning for sensitive development, not the destruction of the heart of Aberystwyth with Compulsory Purchase Orders evicting people from homes and livelihoods. We covered this issue recently, and were featured in the Western Mail (p14, Mon 23 March 09 - you can read the online version here or see the image below). Obviously CIN fully support the group.