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Peebleshire Beekeepers - Talk on Honey

Place: 
Community Centre, Walkershaugh, Tweed Green, Peebles
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-02-26

HONEY: its composition and properties, its harvesting and processing.
Alan Riach’s excellent illustrated lecture on everything about honey is a must for beekeepers. And if you’re not a beekeeper but just want to find out more about this amazing food, you won’t have a better opportunity to find out all about it.
 
 

Peebleshire Beekeepers - Queries and Curiosities with Beekeepers Expert Panel

Place: 
Community Centre, Walkershaugh, Tweed Green, Peebles
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-02-21

Everything you ever wanted to know about honeybees and beekeeping – we’ve put together a panel of experienced local beekeepers to pool their expertise and give you up to date information on all aspects of beekeeping. An excellent introduction for anyone wanting to find out more about bees & beekeeping

 

Biochar talk

Place: 
Whitmuir Organics, Lamancha, Scottish Borders
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-02-21

 Black and Green Biochar - talk by Dr Simon Shackley and Dr Saran Sohi from the UK Biochar Research Centre of the University of Edinburgh.

Composting workshop

Place: 
Whitmuir Organics, Lamancha, Scottish Borders
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-02-21

 Composting workshop run by Zero Waste Scotland

Yes Clydesdale meeting

Place: 
Carluke Lifestyles
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-02-23

An evening of cross-party dicussion on Independence. Lanarkshire Greens will be represented, with Janet Moxley speaking on Green Perspectives on Independence and a stall. There will also be speakers from CND, the Jimmy Reid Foundation, Labour Voters for Independence and the SNP.
 
 

You've been Trumped

Place: 
Eastgate Theatre, Peebles
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-02-16

 Not quite in Lanarkshire, but not far from Clydesdale! A screening of You're been Trumped at Peebles Eastgate theatre sponsored by Tweed Green. Tickets £5/4 www.eastgatearts.com/?q=content/scottish-reels

Green MSP prompts committee to review pesticides

News date: 
Tue, 2013-01-22

 
Keeping the bee health theme of the Vanishing of the Bees film which was a recent branch Green Screen offering it's heartening to see that Green MSP Alison Johnstone has managed to get the Scottish Rural affairs committee to include examination of this issue in their work programme. http://alisonjohnstonemsp.com/?p=281 . This is welcome news!
 
 

Lanarkshire Greens Facebook page

Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-02-19

 Facebook page coveraging issues, activities and debate in the Lanarkshire Greens area.

Crackdown on waste incinerator that breached toxic pollution limits

Publication date: 
Sun, 2013-01-20
Source: 
Sunday Herald
Article URL: 
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-02-19

 Article by Rob Edwards from the Sunday Herald on enforcement notice served on the Dargavel Incinerator near Dumfries. Includes comment from D&G Green Alis Balance. Scotgen who run Dargavel also have planning consent for a similar incinerator at Dovesdale, near Stonehouse, although at present Scotgen have withdrawn their application from a licence from SEPA to operate at Dovesdale.

Branch meeting Jan 2013

Place: 
Village Centre, Maxwell Dr, East Kilbride
Bulletin item expiry date: 
2013-02-01

 Meeting for members to discuss current activity in the branch.

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