Let your garden go!

Let your garden go!

Julia Waterlow discovers that doing less in the garden can reap greater rewards for everyone. For some years now I have been leaving a large part of my small lawn un-mown.  The result has been a really lovely patch of long grasses and wildflowers that appear without...
Detoxing your household for spring

Detoxing your household for spring

By Jill Goulder & Julia Waterlow   With spring here, Jill Goulder and friends have been talking about household cleaning and how we can avoid using commercial chemicals and be a little simpler in our habits.   Who are we? Julia is our eco cleaning poster...
Jill’s talking rubbish

Jill’s talking rubbish

By Jill Goulder of TTL A team from Lewes (see photo of us all kitted up) took up the offer noted in the TTL newsletter of a tour of the Hollingdean Materials Recycling Facility, operated by Veolia as are the Newhaven and Whitesmith sites. Hollingdean processes the...

Electric cars

By Julia Waterlow of TTL Driverless cars Рpart of a low carbon future Autonomous vehicles (AVs) are already upon us but many questions remain about how dramatically they might impact our lives. How do you feel about them and how much do you really know about...

The Plastic Free Lewes Project

Sick of single-use plastic bags, drinking straws and overpackaging? Depressed by stories of plastic pollution in our seas? Want to do something about it? Join Transition Town Lewes and partners in a new project to cut plastic use across our town. The Plastic-Free...