Cycling to solar in West Sussex

Jill Goulder visits an Ovesco project An imaginative extra was added to the official opening on 4 September 2016 of a newly-built community-funded 5-megawatt solar farm at Merston east of Chichester. Directors of Meadow Blue Community Energy (a partnership including...

Lewes eco video enjoys worldwide success

By Jill Goulder I’ve been an eco-house owner – part of the Lewes Eco Open Houses weekends – for the last 10 years. I’m happy to say that my house has been popular, largely because of high interest in the magnetic-strip secondary glazing which I’ve installed...
Electric bicycles: what you told us

Electric bicycles: what you told us

As the pandemic shutdown starts to ease, electric bicycles are enjoying a surge in interest as people look for a viable, self-distanced alternative to cars or public transport. Manufacturers and shops say demand has rocketed. Halfords, the UK’s biggest bike retailer,...

Eco cleaning

From Jill Goulder: I’ve been updating my eco house website, with a new page on eco cleaning, and I thought that TTL readers might like to have a look: Eco Cleaning. I’m particularly enthusiastic about loofah washing-up scourers and cellulose cleaning...
Supporting British farmers

Supporting British farmers

A Sussex pasture: the Hook & Son dairy herd on Pevensey Levels ((c) Emli Bendixen)     By Jill Goulder of TTL I offer this Guardian piece about cattle in the confident hope of calm, constructive and balanced comment from the Transition Town Lewes readership:...