May 2011 Blog Posts (6)

Manufacturing skills and facilities preservation project

Hi all,

 

I wanted to ask you about an idea I've had about what to do with a diminishing trade that I think has a potential role to play in reviving the local skills and economy.  There are some manufacturing premises in the area, producing scientific equipment that for over 30 years has been exported to companies large and small around the world.

 

Essentially my idea is to find local apprentices that would be interested in training at the premises (possibly…

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Added by Alexandra Groszek on May 24, 2011 at 0:25 — No Comments

Initiating Group meeting minutes – Mon 16th May 2011

Initiating Group meeting minutes – Mon 16th May 2011

 

Attending: Careen Hertzog, Elaine Henderson, Nadezhda Rojas, Chris Wells, John Smith, George Latham, Michael Stuart.

  • Firstly with thanks to David Young, who is going to step down from the Initiating Group for the moment in order to concentrate on the BeeKeeping Group and the 5-ways community allotment.
  • John is considering setting up a vegetable box scheme in the Carlton Vale area. He has…
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Added by George Latham on May 23, 2011 at 16:28 — No Comments

Buildings and Energy Group meeting minutes - May

Minutes of Buildings and Energy Group   held   Tuesday 17th May 8-10pm

 

Present:  Tom Wright, Phil Leask, Nick Hartley, Siobhan Cross, George Latham, Armstrong Yakubu

 

 

Actions arising:

 

1)      To produce a leaflet on energy saving (see below).  Nick, Tom, Siobhan.  Chris Wells to help with design.…

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Added by George Latham on May 19, 2011 at 17:00 — No Comments

Brent Solidarity Group

We are a group of individuals wh live or work in the borough of Brent. We are a non heirical, non political party or union. We beleive that by direct democracy, mutual aid, co operation and solidarity we can take back control of our lives and communities. We do not have leaders, our group decisions are made by group consensus. We are opposed to all forms of authoritarianisim,capitalisim,racisim,gender/sexual bigotry and intolerance. We welcome like minded individuals to get involved and active… Continue

Added by Brent Solidarity Group on May 17, 2011 at 13:24 — No Comments

May's food group meeting minutes

Minutes of food group meeting on Wednesday, 11th May 2011

held at 8-10pm at 5 Ways meeting room

 

Present:         Marjory (chair), Heather (minutes), Tom, Nadia, Miko, Ali, Maggie, Archie,

Elaine, Jen, Julienne, Elaine

Apologies:     Michael, Ash, David, Paulette,…

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Added by Transition Kensal to Kilburn on May 12, 2011 at 19:30 — No Comments

Nettle pesto recipe

Nettle pesto

 

 

Pick only the younger leaves at the tip of the plant until early June (later if you see more young leave coming through). Older leaves are not so tasty. Wash well and remove the tougher stems.

 

Stinging nettles are tasty and nutritious: 5.5% protein and 2.3% iron.

 

Ingredients: nettles, oil, nuts, lemon, garlic, salt

 

You can use Kent cobnuts, brazil nuts, pine nuts, ground almonds or walnuts. We…

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Added by Transition Kensal to Kilburn on May 9, 2011 at 11:15 — No Comments

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