Incredible Edible Handbridge CommuniTree

This week marked a special occasion for the Incredible Edible Handbridge community group as they planted their first CommuniTree. The apple tree is located on the front green outside of Industry, Handbridge, the same location as the group's initial and most established community growing space. IEH hope that the tree will thrive there for many... Continue Reading →

Virtual Eco Fair

Thursday 4th June Thursday 4th June 1.00pm Thursday 4th June 2.00pm Thursday 4th June 3.00pm Thursday 4th June 4.00pm Thursday 4th June 5.00pm Thursday 4th June 6.00pm Thursday 4th June 7.00pm Thursday 4th June 7.30pm Friday 5th June Friday 5th June 11.00am Friday 5th June 12.00pm Friday 5th June 2.00pm Friday 5th June - 3.00pm... Continue Reading →

Sustainable Chester Virtual Fair

Much like a lot of the country right now I have been working incredibly hard recently to find things to fill my time, my spare time has been all about crafts and campaigning. About how we can get back on the horse, so to speak. We had no option but to cancel our March Fair,... Continue Reading →

Eco Tips for Lockdown Life

Hannah Swettenham - May 2020 At the moment it can feel more difficult than usual to be ‘Green’.  All that headspace that used to be taken up remembering your reusable bags, going to different shops to buy plastic free products or researching sustainable brands is taken up with planning a socially distant shop, remembering to... Continue Reading →

The Lost Words REVIEW by Martin Preston

This is a book that is both large of stature, and slight of words.  Every one of Robert MacFarlane’s words has been carefully selected, assembled together into verse that captures the very essence and beauty of the wildlife in our gardens, lanes and countryside.    Here is where this book lives in our house, standing upright and proud in the lounge between an elegant vase and... Continue Reading →

Sustainable Chester Fair 21st March

Eco Communities, a brand new organisation created by the people behind the Plastic Free Chester campaign and members of Friends of the Earth Chester & District will be hosting a Sustainable Fair in March. Eco Communities is an organisation set up to support and celebrate the excellent work going on in the region to mitigate climate change and make the area greener and... Continue Reading →

Friends of the Earth in 2019

Last night was our final meeting of the year followed by an informal AGM, but we never do anything normal in our group. We've now won awards for our campaigning the last two years, but what will 2020 bring? With a growing group of volunteers and supporters and more and more activities going on than... Continue Reading →

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