Author Archives: John Gray

Harvesting at our community garden this Sunday 18 August

Interested in trying your hand at gardening this weekend? Come help us at our regular gardening session this Sunday at 4pm at our community garden (adjoining St Clements Church, Scarcroft Road YO23 1NE). We are going to be pruning back … Continue reading

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Next Street-re-Cycle: Sunday 8 September, 11am to 3pm

The next in our now regular series of households giving things away, to clear clutter, get some great ‘new’ stuff for your house, and to meet people in your neighbourhood. Just sign up – e-mail info@planetsouthbank.org.uk to let us know … Continue reading

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Helpful Hacks & Savvy Swaps (to make Attenborough proud) – family event this Sunday

Here’s news of a great event this weekend which Planet South Bank is supporting. Helpful Hacks and Savvy Swaps Sunday 11 August, 1:30 – 5:30pm, Clements Hall Are you feeling overwhelmed by all the media coverage about plastic pollution and … Continue reading

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#plasticfeedback

Following the recent BBC War on Plastic series (do watch on iPlayer if you missed them – simultaneously depressing and inspiring https://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episodes/m0005xh7/war-on-plastic-with-hugh-and-anita), one of our Planet South Bank members took up the challenge and returned some plastic ‘feedback’ to a local supermarket … Continue reading

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Barbeque at the Nose

On a sunny Sunday afternoon recently we gathered for a BBQ at the community garden in the grounds of Clement’s Church. It was a great chance to enjoy some of the fruits of our labours, including fresh lettuce from the … Continue reading

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Extinction Rebellion in York – “Demand a Future” event

https://www.demand-a-future.org.uk/ A Night Forum on Climate Emergency 21 June 16:00-23:00 at York Explore Library and Archive A community-led, participatory assembly for individuals and organisations who care about creating a sustainable future for all.  

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For info – 10 June: The Creativity of Sustainability: York as a cultural capital

From Mark Alty on behalf of the One Planet York Leadership Team: “THE CREATIVITY OF SUSTAINABILITY: York as a cultural capital” (part of the 2019 York Festival of Ideas) A conference on thinking creatively about York’s future, and how urban communities … Continue reading

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