30th October 2010

National and International Group News

Mel Stride meeting Gerald Conyngham and Charles Mossman had a meeting with Mel Stride, our local MP, on the 9th October. Although we only had less than 15 minutes with Mel we managed to cover a number of topics briefly. Our first subject was to request that green measures were included in ...

29th July 2010

Property prices soar in the desert

Land in the Thar desert has gone from virtually worthless to valuable overnight

29th June 2010

The US Oil Spill - Was it preventable?

The waste and environmental pollution caused by this mammoth BP oil spill is uncalculable as I am sure you know.

Could it have been prevented? Some well researched and fascinating information, much of which might surprise you!

Logo for AVAAZ.org - the world in action
5th June 2010

The Gaza Blockade

"We call for an immediate, independent investigation into the flotilla assault, full accountability for those responsible, and the
lifting of the Gaza blockade."

Please join me in signing the petition.

Photograph of a scene from Haiti after the earthquake in January 2010
16th April 2010

Dance the night away in Sandford

Haiti Disaster Appeal Celidh: dance the night away at Sandford Ceilidh with the Oggle Band from North Devon. £5 entry plus donations, bar and raffle. All proceeds to the Disaster Emergency Committee's Haiti Earthquake Appeal ...

Photograph of a Gerald and Laura Conyngham on their arrival in Copenhagen
27th January 2010

Copenhagen & Beyond

Cycling to Copenhagen last month to the Climate Conference might have seemed like a mad idea, but Laura and Gerald Conyngham wanted to make a connection between the commitment of local people and the international conference on Climate Change, and to travel there in a carbon neutral way. A ...