Monthly Archives: November 2011

Support Amber’s ban the plastic bag campaign

16 year-old Amber has teamed up with our friends along the coast, environmental group, Deal With It, and has set up a campaign to lobby the government to ban plastic bags. She has established an online petition on the government’s petition site and has been generating a lot of local publicity, plus talking to supermarket chains…

Beach clean-up a great success

On a beautiful November Saturday morning, 21 volunteers descended on Hythe’s beach to carry out a clean-up. Over two and a half hours, many bags of rubbish were collected, transforming sections of the beach either side of the Hythe Imperial Hotel. Much of the rubbish, including the most dangerous items, was clearly from fishermen on…

Transition book launched

Want to know more about the Transition movement, want to be inspired with new ideas? Launched in the last couple of weeks, The Transition Companion draws on over three years’ experience of the worldwide Transition movement and gives a new, easily accessible approach to creating change.  It builds on the success of the bestselling The Transition Handbook (over…

Transition Hythe Beach tidy-up: Saturday 19th November

On Saturday morning, 19th November, from 9.30 to 12.00, Transition Hythe is organising a tidy up of the town’s beach. We will meet at the car park at the town end of Prince’s Parade/Twiss Road. We want as many people involved as possible and would like to record how much rubbish is collected in that…