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Coronavirus update on our Growing Ability projects

Monday, 9 November 2020

If you've been wondering what's been happening at our Growing Ability projects since we closed the service in March, we have now reopened (in July) and here's an update from Project Manager Liz McElroy:

Never before has our project been of such benefit and importance to so many people in our community. With the life changing effects we have all been immersed in throughout the pandemic, individuals have come together to form stronger bonds of solidarity and register their appreciation towards the continued support and development of our projects.

Silver linings - what covid-19 has taught us

Sunday, 8 November 2020

In a short blog post Chair of Trustees Vicky Wyer considers some of the positives that have emerged over the last year:

This is the year the Triangle Garden should have been celebrating its 20th anniversary and the Pavilion its 10th. However it’s never good to dwell on what might have been, and a missed anniversary is a very small problem to have had. Let’s focus on the positives:

How Coronavirus has affected the Triangle Garden and its activities.

Tuesday, 31 March 2020

Change has happened so fast this past month it has been hard to keep up. No sooner have we held a Coronavirus meeting, revised risk assessments and issued communications than the situation changes, leaving hours of spent time useless in its wake. Obviously this is a minor inconvenience in the scheme of things but the need for decision making has been relentless, with the guidance often running two paces behind what has felt morally right, leaving organisations like us who work with vulnerable people, in a dilemma.

Climate Blog - food

Friday, 22 November 2019

Changing your eating habits is one very effective way that individuals can lower their carbon footprint. According to Mike Berners-Lee, author of ‘How Bad are Bananas? The Carbon Footprint of Everything’, the food we buy makes up around 20% of our carbon footprint. In the UK that’s 170 million tonnes of CO2e which is almost as much as we emit on household fuel and electricity put together!

Climate Blog - holiday travel by Vicky Wyer

Saturday, 31 August 2019

Just back from holiday? Dreaming of your next trip?

Concerned about the impact of travel on the climate crisis?

Here’s some info to help guide you through this minefield – mostly taken from the book ‘How Bad are Bananas – the Carbon Footprint of Everything’ (1) by Mike Berners-Lee (which by the way is well worth buying as a solidly-researched source of information on all this stuff – and a surprisingly entertaining read!).

Tell us what you think!

what do you think?
Thursday, 21 February 2019

Our trustees are currently reviewing the vision, mission and values of the Triangle Garden before writing a new business plan for 2019-2025. The draft vision etc is now out for consultation until the 10th March and we'd welcome the views of all our supporters. Please have a read of the attached pdf and email us your comments here.

Many thanks

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