News in brief

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Permaculture magazine |
Friday, 18th December 2015

In its 7th year, the Oxford Real Farming Conference (ORFC), January 6-7th 2016, will return to Oxford, offering cutting edge agriculture.

Over 650 people will be attending, including many innovative farmers, to discuss the newest ideas in farming and food, an increasingly important topic...

 
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Chloe Anthony |
Wednesday, 9th December 2015

Assemble, a collective working across the fields of art, design and architecture, have just won the Turner Prize. They are the first collective to win the prize and are also at the edge of the art world with their integration of different design approaches and their commitment to communities...

 
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Andrew Blake |
Thursday, 26th November 2015

Italian Chianti could taste very different in 20 years’ time.

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Monday, 23rd November 2015

Permanent Publications have launched their latest book, Permaculture and Climate Change Adaptation: Inspiring Ecological, Social, Cultural and Economic Responses by Dr. Gil Penha-Lopes of the centre for Ecology, Evolution and Environment (cE3c) Lisbon University, and Dr Thomas Henfrey, of...

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Tuesday, 17th November 2015

Howard Johns, author of Energy Revolution: Your Guide to Repowering the Energy System, has been appointed Chair to the Board of Trustees of the climate organisation 10:10.

 
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Emily Hinshelwood |
Monday, 16th November 2015

After many years of development, Awel Aman Tawe’s windfarm is on the road to construction. We’ve launched a share offer and you’re invited to join Awel, the co-op that will own the turbines. www.awel.coop...

 
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Permaculture magazine |
Friday, 13th November 2015

If you subscribe to Permaculture magazine from issue 86 this weekend we are offering you a FREE book: www.permaculture.co.uk/content/subscribe-permaculture-...

 
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Peter Macfadyen |
Friday, 6th November 2015

At a prestigious Urbanism Awards held at a ceremony in London on 6th November, it was announced that the town of Frome, Somerset has won The Great Town Award 2016. The Awards recognise the places that have demonstrated innovation and excellence in all aspects of urbanism and Frome was one of...