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Posts Tagged ‘Transition Heathrow’

Happy Birthday Grow Heathrow

Transition Heathrow celebrates one year of nurturing a sustainable community in the path of the third runway at Sipson. Congratulations! Inspiring mini documentary by You and I Films. Illustrations by Rebecca Peacock and Sam Parr.

Written by Amelia Gregory

Grow Heathrow by Rebecca Peacock
Grow Heathrow by Rebecca Peacock.

Just over a year ago a group of my friends envisioned a radical new version of the Transition Town model. Activists drawn from groups such as Plane Stupid and Climate Camp decided to squat a rundown old market garden in the village of Sipson that was being used as a dumping ground for car scrap in an area planned for demolition to make way for the third runway at Heathrow. And thus Grow Heathrow was born, a great big YES in the face of so many NOs.

We Won! Grow Heathrow by Sam Parr
We Won! Grow Heathrow by Sam… read more

Recent Articles

There’s the General Election, and then there’s Democracy Village in Parliament Square.

We may be in the throes of electoral reform, but for some change is not quick enough - they've taken action into their own hands and are now camping in Parliament Square.

Written by Amelia Wells

Democracy Village. All photography by Amelia Wells. Parliament Square is currently home to the Democracy Village; a few tents, a couple of marquees and a whole lot of passion. It […]

Solar Impulse: the plane that flies with the power of the sun.

On April 7th 2010 the first solar plane took flight. Read all about why this is such an important milestone. Illustrations by Thereza Rowe.

Written by Amelia Wells

The Solar Impulse Plane. Illustration by Thereza Rowe. Holiday season is steadily approaching; the time when adverts for faraway climes become ever more enticing and flight prices drop like environmentalists’ […]