Author Archives: John Gray

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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Rehoming – stories from the Street-re-Cycle earlier this month

Some stories of what was rehomed; and a one-off notification of one item – a Spellbinder & accessories – not disposed of but still available. And for your diaries: the next Street-re-Cycle is Sunday 8 September 2019. Here are some … Continue reading

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Street-re-Cycle: send us your stories of the day – and 8th September will be the next

We hope you enjoyed the Street-re-Cycle today. A special thank-you to all the households taking part, and to those who visited and gave new homes to so many things. Would you be willing to tell us your stories of the day? … Continue reading

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