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GREEN SHOPPING NEWSLETTER COMPETITION
WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS FOR FUTURE NOW
Taking place Saturday 8th November 2014, this pioneering spiritual ecology conference explores urgent solutions for sustaining the Earth.
Simply answer this question: Who famously said, “The future depends on the present”?
Terms & Conditions: Entrants must be from the UK and aged 18 or over.

The winner will be drawn and notified by email on the afternoon of 3rd November 2014.

GREEN SHOPPING NEWSLETTER COMPETITION
WIN A COPY OF THE EARTH PATHWAYS DIARY 2015
Win one of three copies of The Earth Pathways Diary 2015. This inspirational diary and network resource sells out each year! Features page-a-week view and month-at-a-view planner. Simply answer this question: May 1st is also known as May Day, but what is it known as in the Celtic Wheel of the Year?

Won by Jim Broome, Lincolnshire, Rachel O'Brien, Pembrokeshire, and Rose Williams, Lincolnshire

GREEN SHOPPING NEWSLETTER COMPETITION
WIN A COPY OF THE 2015 PERMACULTURE CALENDAR
Win one of three copies of The 2015 Permaculture Calendar with moon planting guide. The calendar helps guide your gardening activities while illustrating the principles of permaculture. Illustrated with inspirational images from around the world.

Won by F. Kulasi, Suffolk, Nicole Yunk, Wisconsin, USA and Lolita Arias, New York, USA

WIN A BIG GREEN SMILE GARDENER'S SURVIVAL KIT WORTH £40
To enter visit: www.biggreensmile.com/win-gardeners-survival-kit
Terms & Conditions: Entrants must be from the UK and aged 18 or over.
The winners will be announced within 48 hours of the closing date.
The pack will contain – Bio D washing powder, Dr Bronners Liquid Soap, Jason Sun cream and some hand balm (either from Bare Naturals or Weleda)
Entrants will be asked to subscribe to BigGreenSmile’s customer communication

WIN A COPY OF BEN LAW'S BOOK THE WOODLAND WAY - COMPETITION IN WOODLAND AND OUTDOOR LIVING NEWSLETTER- 26th March 2014
Can you identify these trees? See picture in newsletter.
To enter, email your answer to competitions@permaculture.co.uk.
Closing date Friday 18th April 2014.
The winners will be drawn and notified by email.

WIN A COPY OF THE GOOD SHOPPING GUIDE
It's Fairtrade Fortnight and we have 10 copies of The Good Shopping Guide, 11th Edition to offer as prizes. It puts forward an enlightened approach to 21st-century consumerism, stressing that by channelling our spending power we can support the environment, human rights and animal welfare. 
The Good Shopping Guide provides information for the home & office, food & drink, health & beauty, energy, travel, money, fashion and progressive networks.
To win yourself a copy, simply tell us what is the title of Permanent Publications' new book written by the co-founder of the Fairtrade Movement, Francisco Van der Hoff Boersma. Email: tony@permaculture.co.uk with FAIRTRADE COMPETITION in the subject line. Closing date Sunday 9th March 2014. 
The winners will be drawn and notified by email on Monday 10th March 2014.
The draw is open to our readers worldwide.

There were no winners for this competition.

WIN A YEAR'S SUPPLY OF FREE ELECTRICITY
See Permaculture magazine issue 79 (page 86) for details of how to be eligible to win this prize. This prize is open to everyone who takes out a Two Year Subscription to Permaculture magazine before the closing date.

Closing date Friday 28th February 2014. The winner will be drawn and notified by email on Wednesday 5th March 2014.
Won by Trudy Aspinwall, of Wales

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

The Prize Draw is open to UK residents aged 18 or over except employees of the Promoter, their families, agents or anyone professionally connected with the Promotion. No applications from agents, third parties, organised groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete, or corrupted entries will be accepted. Entries not in accordance with the entry instructions will be rejected.Responsibility is not accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

Grand prize: 1x a year’s worth of free electricity from Ecotricity.

The Winner’s details (name and county) will be made available on request to those writing to: Permaculture magazine, Permanent Publications, Sustainability Centre, East Meon, Hampshire GU32 1HR within ten weeks after the closing date, enclosing a stamped SAE. The winner will be announced here and in Permaculture magazine issue 80, published 30th April 2014.

The Winner may be required to participate in publicity arising from this Promotion. The prize winner agrees to take part in any post-competition publicity. The winners name will be displayed on the website and any related public relations material. Once received all entries become the property of the Ecotricity. By entering the Promotion, entrants agree to be subscribed to Ecotricity’s e-news which they can unsubscribe from at any time.

By entering the Promotion, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Data Controller for the purposes of the administration of this Promotion and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented. All entry instructions form part of the rules.

This Agreement and any issues or disputes which may arise out of or in connection with this Agreement (whether such disputes or issues are contractual or non-contractual in nature, such as claims in tort, for breach of statute or regulation or otherwise) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. The parties hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts to settle any such dispute or issues.

WIN A PLACE ON A PATRICK WHITEFIELD PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE 2014
WIN a place on Patrick Whitefield’s June Permaculture Design Course (worth £800) or his July Permaculture In 5 Days course (worth £400) patrickwhitefield.co.uk
Simply answer the question on page 38 of the magazine. Post your answer to Permaculture magazine or email: competitions@permaculture.co.uk putting the words PERMACULTURE DESIGN COURSE 2014 in the subject line of your email.
Closing date Friday 28th February 2014. The winner will be drawn and notified by email on Wednesday 5th March 2014. Upon acknowledgement details will be forwarded directly to you about your attendance on the course of your choice.

Won by Pixie Willow, of the Isle of Wight

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO WOMAD FESTIVAL 2014
WOMAD are offering a pair of tickets as prizes in PM79 http://womad.org/festivals/charlton-park
Simply answer the question on page 65 of the magazine. Post your answer to Permaculture magazine or email: competitions@permaculture.co.uk putting the words WOMAD FESTIVAL COMPETITION 2014 in the subject line of your email.
Closing date Friday 28th February 2014. The winner will be drawn and notified by email on Wednesday 5th March 2014. Upon acknowledgement delivery details for the winning entrant's tickets will be made.

Won by Hayley Miller, Devon

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO BUDDHAFIELD FESTIVAL 2014
Buddhafield are offering a pair of tickets as prizes in PM79 www.buddhafield.com
Simply answer the question on page 65 of the magazine. Post your answer to Permaculture magazine or email: competitions@permaculture.co.uk putting the words BUDDHAFIELD FESTIVAL COMPETITION 2014 in the subject line of your email.
Closing date Friday 28th February 2014. The winner will be drawn and notified by email on Wednesday 5th March 2014. Upon acknowledgement delivery details for the winning entrant's tickets will be made.

Won by Jaia Toora, Berkshire

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO THE OFF GRID GATHERING 2014
The Off Grid Gathering are offering a pair of tickets as prizes in PM79 www.thoulstonesustainableeventcompany.com
Simply answer the question on page 65 of the magazine. Post your answer to Permaculture magazine or email: competitions@permaculture.co.uk putting the words OFF GRID GATHERING COMPETITION 2014 in the subject line of your email.
Closing date Friday 28th February 2014. The winner will be drawn and notified by email on Wednesday 5th March 2014. Upon acknowledgement delivery details for the winning entrant's tickets will be made.

Won by Tara Heritage Crabb, Scotland

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO GREEN GATHERING 2014
The Green Gathering are offering a pair of tickets as prizes in PM79 www.greengathering.org.uk
Simply answer the question on page 65 of the magazine. Post your answer to Permaculture magazine or email: competitions@permaculture.co.uk putting the words GREEN GATHERING COMPETITION 2014 in the subject line of your email.
Closing date Friday 28th February 2014.The winner will be drawn and notified by email on Wednesday 5th March 2014. Upon acknowledgement delivery details for the winning entrant's tickets will be made.

Won by Annie Page, Gloucestershire

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO WILDHEART GATHERING 2014
The Wildheart Gathering are offering a pair of tickets as prizes in PM79 www.wildheartgathering.com
Simply answer the question on page 65 of the magazine. Post your answer to Permaculture magazine or email: competitions@permaculture.co.uk putting the words WILDHEART GATHERING COMPETITION 2014 in the subject line of your email.
Closing date Friday 28th February 2014. The winner will be drawn and notified by email on Wednesday 5th March 2014. Upon acknowledgement delivery details for the winning entrant's tickets will be made.

Won by Kate Elgood, of Shepton Mallet

WIN A PAIR OF TICKETS TO SUNRISE FESTIVAL 2014
The Sunrise Festival are offering a pair of tickets as prizes in PM79 www.sunrisefestivals.co.uk
Simply answer the question on page 65 of the magazine. Post your answer to Permaculture magazine or email: competitions@permaculture.co.uk putting the words SUNRISE FESTIVAL COMPETITION 2014 in the subject line of your email.
Closing date Friday 28th February 2014. The winner will be drawn and notified by email on Wednesday 5th March 2014. Upon acknowledgement delivery details for the winning entrant's tickets will be made.

Won by Lisa Sanderson, Surrey

WIN A JOSEPH BENTLEY DIGGING SPADE
Joseph Bentley are offering two digging spades as prizes in PM79 www.josephbentley.co.uk/store/product/jby0213.aspx
Simply answer the question on page 44 of the magazine. Post your answer to Permaculture magazine or email: competitions@permaculture.co.uk putting the words JOSEPH BENTLEY DIGGING SPADE COMPETITION 2014 in the subject line of your email.
Closing date Friday 28th February 2014. Winners will be drawn and notified by email on Wednesday 5th March 2014. Upon acknowledgement delivery details for the winning entrants' digging spades will be made.

Won by
1 Rosemarie Moore, of Colchester
2 Lee Madden, Cornwall
3 There will be another prize winner for the best letter printed in PM80, obviously to be announced

PO-ZU COMPETITION
The winner was Imran Rafiq of Birmingham.

SUBSCRIBE AND WIN A YEO VALLEY GREAT BRITISH FARMHOUSE COOKBOOK
The 10 winners of the Yeo Valley Great British Farmhouse Cookbook and a selection of delicious selection of yogurt as featured in Permaculture Magazine issue 78 were: Richard Allen - Devon, JL Clarke - Stanford in the Vale, Sanna Gerber - Swadlincote, Leanne Gorman - Lancashire, Paul Olejnik - Nottinghamshire, Sara Pearce - Shropshire, Zsuzsanna Toro - Crawcrook, Mark Veestra - The Netherlands, David Whittle - Roxburghshire, Yo You - Cornwall.

HOTBIN COMPETITION

Win a Hotbin + Extras worth £185
To win a composter simply answer this question: As the Hotbin can compost 32 times faster, when would you expect to take out your first batch of mature compost? Within 6, 12 months or 3 months. Email the answer to competitions@permaculture.co.uk

Closing date: 6th Dec 2013

The winner was Graham Morris of Dover.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Prize Draw is open to UK residents aged 18 or over except employees of the Promoter, their families, agents or anyone professionally connected with the Promotion. No applications from agents, third parties, organised groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete, or corrupted entries will be accepted. Entries not in accordance with the entry instructions will be rejected.Responsibility is not accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

One prize of Hotbin + Extras from Hotbin Composting. Free delivery to a UK mainland address only.

The first valid entry selected at random by an independent judge from all entries received by the closing date will win the prize. There is no cash alternative. In the event of any dispute the decision of the judge is final. No correspondence will be entered into.

GOOD ENERGY COMPETITION

WIN! A Year's worth of FREE Electricity (see Permaculture magazine no78 for details)

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Prize Draw is open to UK residents aged 18 or over except employees of the Promoter, their families, agents or anyone professionally connected with the Promotion. No applications from agents, third parties, organised groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete, or corrupted entries will be accepted. Entries not in accordance with the entry instructions will be rejected.Responsibility is not accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

Grand prize: 1x a year’s worth of free electricity from Good Energy (up to the value of £500).

The first valid entry selected at random by an independent judge from all entries received by the closing date will win the prize. There is no cash alternative.In the event of any dispute the decision of the judge is final. In the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for an alternative of equal or greater value. No correspondence will be entered into.

The Winner will be notified by email within 60 days of the closing date. The Winner must accept their prize within 28 days of the notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute Winner selected in accordance with the Promotion rules.

The Winner’s details (name and county) will be made available on request to those writing to: Permaculture magazine, Permanent Publications, Sustainability Centre, East Meon, Hampshire GU32 1HR within ten weeks after the closing date, enclosing a stamped SAE. Winners will be announced in Permaculture magazine issue 79, published 29th January 2014.

The Winner may be required to participate in publicity arising from this Promotion. The prize winner agrees to take part in any post-competition publicity. The winners name will be displayed on the website and any related public relations material.Once received all entries become the property of the Good Energy Ltd. By entering the Promotion, entrants agree to be subscribed to Good Energy’s e-news which they can unsubscribe from at any time.

By entering the Promotion, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Data Controller for the purposes of the administration of this Promotion and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented. All entry instructions form part of the rules.

This Agreement and any issues or disputes which may arise out of or in connection with this Agreement (whether such disputes or issues are contractual or non-contractual in nature, such as claims in tort, for breach of statute or regulation or otherwise) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. The parties hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts to settle any such dispute or issues.

Promoter and Data Controller: Good Energy, Monkton Reach, Monkton Hill, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1EE

GREEN SHOPPING NEWSLETTER COMPETITION
WIN A COPY OF THE 2014 PERMACULTURE CALENDAR
Win one of three copies of The 2014 Permaculture Calendar with moon planting guide. The calendar helps guide your gardening activities while illustrating the principles of permaculture. Illustrated with inspirational images from around the world.

Simply answer this question: What is David Holmgren's twelfth permaculture design principle?

Send your answer to: competitions@permaculture.co.uk with Calendar Competition in the subject line.

Closing date: Tuesday 1st October 2013.

Terms & Conditions: Only three prizes available. Winners will be drawn and notified by email on Wednesday 2nd October 2013.

PERMACULTURE MAGAZINE NEWSLETTER COMPETITION
Permaculture magazine has five copies of the latest edition of The Earthcare Manual by Patrick Whitefield to give away to anywhere in the world. To be in with a chance of winning, we simply need you to vote for us as the PEAple's Favourite and help us spread the permaculture word across the world.

Each voter will be entered into the prize draw (ends Sunday 11th August 2013) and the winners will be announced on Monday 12th August 2013.
To vote, we need you to simply tweet the phrase below, just copy and paste it exactly as below into your twitter:
Our Top 10 PEA-ple's Favourite is #permaculturemagazine - they get our vote to win the 2013 @mygreendir #peaplesfavouriteaward 

GREEN GATHERING
The winner of some tickets for this year's Green Gathering was Teri Dowsett of Wimborne, Dorset.

GREEN SHOPPING NEWSLETTER COMPETITION
WIN A LANZAROTE ECO HOLIDAY
You can win 7 nights’ accommodation with Lanzarote Retreats [http://www.lanzaroteretreats.com], in the village of Tiagua. This stunning holiday apartment is less than 10 minutes to Famara's golden beach, near to the island's volcanic national park, its farming/wine growing region and historical villages. The apartment sleeps 2, has access to a solar heated pool and a large sun terrace. 

Simply name one of the 5 accommodations at Tiagua 81.

Send your answer to: competitions@permaculture.co.uk with Lanzarote in the subject line.

Closing date Friday 5th June 2013.

Terms & Conditions: Applicants must be 18 years old or over. The prize is for seven nights accommodation only, the winner/s will have to provide their own flights, transfers, meals and all other expenses. Dates to be arranged with Lanzarote Retreats and is subject to availability. Only one prize available. winner will be drawn and notified by email on Monday 8th July 2013.

The winner of the 7 nights' accommodation with Lanzarote Retreats in the village of Tiagua was David Freeland of Dublin, Ireland

GREEN SHOPPING NEWSLETTER COMPETITION
WIN CLASSIC BEN LAW BOOKS

We are giving away 10 copies of Ben Law's The Woodland Way: A Permaculture Approach to Sustainable Woodland Management (2nd revised and updated edition).
URL: http://www.green-shopping.co.uk/the-woodland-way.html

All you have to do to be in the hat for the draw is to tell us on which cover of Permaculture magazine did Ben appear.
A). 71
B). 65
C). 44

Send your answer to: competitions@permaculture.co.uk

Closing date Monday 3rd June 2013.

The 10 lucky winners are: Angelica Polegato, Cally Brown, Chris Shepherd, Cypren Edmunds, Gary Barlow, John Woods, Jonathan Hill, Joshua Roxendal, Samten Squire and Thomas Smith.

GREEN SHOPPING NEWSLETTER COMPETITION

The winner for the Separett Privy 500 composting toilet kit via our friends at The Little House Company (http://www.littlehouse.co) is Rachel Fountain of East Sussex.

WIN SUNRISE FESTIVAL TICKETS

Sunrise: Another World are offering the chance to win two tickets to this year's event in Somerset.
Prize: 2 adult tickets includes camping for the four days of the festival 30th May to 2nd June but not car parking. Car parking can be purchased from the Sunrise website http://www.sunrisefestivals.co.uk/tickets.
Closing date for entries is Friday 31st March 2013.
Winner will be notified by email on Tuesday 2nd April 2013.
Won by Tania Thorn

WIN FESTIVAL TICKETS!

The Green Gathering 2013 (http://www.greengathering.org.uk) is offering Green Shopping readers the chance to win 2 pairs of adult tickets and free camping (does not include a car or a camper van pass). Just answer this question: Which of these forms of camping are not offered by The Green Gathering? Tipi hire, Yurt hire, Bell Tent hire or Concrete Tower Block hire? Email: competitions@permaculture.co.uk with Green Gathering 2013 in the subject line. Closing date Tuesday 5th March 2013.

PATRICK WHITEFIELD PERMACULTURE COURSE COMPETITION

WIN a FREE place on one of Patrick Whitefield’s Full Permaculture Design Courses (worth £800)

Have you been promising yourself that you would attend a Full Permaculture Design Course, but have never quite got around to it? Well, now is your chance to join one of Europe's leading permaculture teachers on either his February or June 2013 courses – and all you have to do is take out a 2 year subscription to Permaculture magazine before Thursday 14th February 2013 to be entered into the prize draw (the lucky winner will be pulled out of the hat and informed on that day). For further information on each of Patrick's courses please view: http://patrickwhitefield.co.uk/pdc.htm

Won by Sam Ferguson of Bucks

GOOD ENERGY COMPETITION

WIN! A Year's worth of FREE Electricity (see Permaculture magazine no74 for details)

TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The Prize Draw is open to UK residents aged 18 or over except employees of the Promoter, their families, ag aents or anyone professionally connected with the Promotion.No applications from agents, third parties, organised groups or applications automatically generated by computer will be accepted. No incomplete, or corrupted entries will be accepted. Entries not in accordance with the entry instructions will be rejected.Responsibility is not accepted for entries lost, damaged or delayed as a result of any network, computer hardware or software failure of any kind. Proof of sending will not be accepted as proof of receipt.

Grand prize: 1x a year’s worth of free electricity from Good Energy (up to the value of £500) plus 1 copy of the Home Energy Handbook and 24 x runners up prizes of The Home Energy Handbook worth £19.95 each

The first valid entry selected at random by an independent judge from all entries received by the closing date will win the prize. There is no cash alternative.In the event of any dispute the decision of the judge is final. In the event of unforeseen circumstances the Promoter reserves the right to substitute the prize for an alternative of equal or greater value. No correspondence will be entered into.

The Winner will be notified by email within 60 days of the closing date. The Winner must accept their prize within 28 days of the notification. If the prize is unclaimed after this time, it will lapse and the Promoter reserves the right to offer the unclaimed prize to a substitute Winner selected in accordance with the Promotion rules.

The Winner’s details (name and county) will be made available on request to those writing to: Permaculture magazine, Permanent Publications, Sustainability Centre, East Meon, Hampshire GU32 1HR within ten weeks after the closing date, enclosing a stamped SAE. Winners will be announced in Permaculture magazine issue 75, published 29th January 2013.

The Winner may be required to participate in publicity arising from this Promotion. The prize winner agrees to take part in any post-competition publicity. The winners name will be displayed on the website and any related public relations material.Once received all entries become the property of the Good Energy Ltd. By entering the Promotion, entrants agree to be subscribed to Good Energy’s e-news which they can unsubscribe from at any time.

By entering the Promotion, all entrants will be deemed to have accepted and be bound by the rules and consent to the transfer of their personal data to the Data Controller for the purposes of the administration of this Promotion and any other purposes to which the entrant has consented. All entry instructions form part of the rules.

This Agreement and any issues or disputes which may arise out of or in connection with this Agreement (whether such disputes or issues are contractual or non-contractual in nature, such as claims in tort, for breach of statute or regulation or otherwise) shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. The parties hereby irrevocably submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts to settle any such dispute or issues.

Promoter and Data Controller: Good Energy, Monkton Reach, Monkton Hill, Chippenham, Wiltshire, SN15 1EE