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John Adams |
Friday, 28th August 2015

Today's Telegraph leads with the news that ‘The Solar Boom is Over in the UK’.1 It seems that ministers are preparing to cut the feed in tariff for new domestic solar PV installations by between 90 and 100%, effective from January 2016.

Chris Bird |
Monday, 24th August 2015

The Transition Movement has been described as 'the baby of permaculture' so it's fitting that one of the major 'edge events' following this year's International Permaculture Convergence (IPC) is a 3-day trip to Totnes, the town where Transition began.

Anni Kelsey |
Monday, 17th August 2015

A group of permaculture gardeners from Shropshire won a gold medal at the prestigious Shrewsbury Flower Show this weekend.

Permaculture magazine |
Friday, 14th August 2015

The UK’s national media have this past week been reporting on the decline of the UK’s libraries. 

Yet, while our library system crumbles beneath us, examples from around the world illustrate that American and European...

Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 4th August 2015

Following IPCUK (International Permaculture Convergence UK), The Sustainability Centre, Hampshire – home to Permaculture magazine – are holding three permaculture edge events.

One is a PDC with world reknowned Australian teacher Rosemary Morrow, the second is a social permaculture course...

Permaculture magazine |
Monday, 27th July 2015

The Resurgence Summer Camp takes place this week, and there's still a few spaces!

Permaculture magazine |
Thursday, 23rd July 2015

Steel Farm in Northumberland became the national winner of the Small Project Category at the UK Passivhaus Awards.

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Permaculture magazine |
Friday, 17th July 2015

The 'impossible' zero-carbon house has been constructed in Cardiff.

Designers from Cardiff University have created a zero-carbon house with its costs within the range for social housing - which Chancellor George Osbourne...