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There are lots of ways to get involved – you can sign up to receive newsletters, to be on the TTb ‘actives’ email list, fill in your interests on the main TTB or Reskilling lists, or follow us on Facebook or via Twitter. Also some TTB groups have their own mailing lists or newsletters – details of these are under Groups.
1. TTB Newsletter: subscribe here
2. TTB Actives List: We’d love you to get involved on a day to day basis. The best way to do this is to join our special ‘active’ google group by e-mailing email@example.com. Transition Town Brixtoners use this group to communicate news and have discussions on a daily basis.
3. General sign up: With this form you can add your interests – click here.
4. Reskilling: If you are interested in learning or teaching skills that will be needed after peak oil then please fill in the reskilling form here.
Or follow us on Facebook or Twitter (click on the bird button on the right). All posts to this site are automatically tweeted, so that’s a good way to hear of new material on the site.
By Elinor Newman Beckett on January 28, 2013
Do you want to be part of promoting a more self-sufficient Brixton? Are you inspired by meeting other people in the local community and coming up with our own solutions for a better future for the area? Do you have experience of running events? Our groups have been working hard over the last 5 years [...]
By Elinor Newman Beckett on January 12, 2013
Join Transition Town Brixton’s shared space this Monday for affirmative applique, to meet the communications group, delicious food and wonderful people. Bring friends and family! Maggie Winnall, founder of TTB Textile and Clothing group and the Sewin’ Studio invites us to join in hand stitching, reusing cloth and using letters to create short affirmations. Her work [...]
By Elinor Newman Beckett on December 9, 2012
Local Greens are offering some very local herb bunches in their Christmas veg bags this year. The bunches will be made up of Bay (for your Bread sauce), Sage (for your Stuffing), Rosemary (for your roast potatoes) and Thyme (for your Turkey – or nut roast of course). We are buying the herbs from community [...]
By Elinor Newman Beckett on November 19, 2012
For the first time this month some Lambeth Council employees will be part paid in Brixton Pounds. The scheme gives all Lambeth Council employees the chance of receiving a portion of their salary in electronic Brixton Pounds (B£e). Employees can then spend their B£e with local, independent businesses or donate to local charities and social [...]
By Elinor Newman Beckett on November 18, 2012
Christmas is coming so we’re sharing ideas for homemade gifts, cards and recipes. Come along to our next shared space event to connect with great people in your community and get those creative juices flowing. Learn how to make beautiful presents from re-used materials. Get to grips with environmentally-friendly gift-wrapping. Have other ideas? Bring them [...]
By Elinor Newman Beckett on November 18, 2012
Remakery Brixton are meeting each Thursday to transform a disused garage block. Throughout October and November volunteers have been heading down to the Paulet Road Estate near Myatt’s Inn Fields to create an affordable, co-working space to incubate recycling, repair and re-use projects. The vision? To bring together waste resources, hidden skills and business development [...]
By Sibylle Mansour on November 6, 2012
Saturday 1 December and Sunday 2 December at the Islington Ecology Centre – Advance booking only. This is the 2 day Transition Network `Launch’ training. Designed for people who want to deepen their understanding of Transition principles and practice and meet others involved in Transition initiatives in London, it includes ideas on how to set [...]
By Penny Noy on July 11, 2012
Exciting vacancies at a community farm 8 miles from Brixton: Managing Director (maternity cover), Growing Training Manager, Organic Growers. They are also looking for people who can help out with local delivieries (paid). But if you’re not looking for a job you can also volunteer and support the farm through Farm membership. Sutton Community Farm, a [...]
By kim.winter on July 2, 2012
TTB’s latest newsletter includes details of the Lambeth Sustainability Forum on 3 July, the Future Brixton planning workshop on 4 July, plus an account of the ‘Who Feeds Lambeth?’ discussion convened by Incredible Edible Lambeth. And congratulations to Duncan Law, who was made a Lambeth Champion in May for his work on Transition Town Brixton. [...]
By Sibylle Mansour on May 21, 2012
Community Draught Busters invite people to join their management board. We would like more people to have their say and input in what and how we do things around energy efficiency advise and draught proofing in Brixton, Lambeth and beyond. If you are interested in becoming a vivid part of our successful social enterprise model, [...]