Gareth Bain “Drawings and paintings” “The Hours” coffee shop, Brecon October 22nd – November 30th
Gareth Bain’s work is representative of naïve art. He has been living in L’Arche Brecon for over 20 years (an organization takes care of people with learning disabilities). His drawing and paintings are very original. . . . → Read More: L’Arche Brecon is pleased to invite you to Gareth Bain’s exhibition
From all at L’Arche Brecon wishing you all a Warm and Peaceful New Year!
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In this age of consumerism, particularly around the holiday season, sometimes its easy to forget that the things we’ve used the longest often have the most value to us — but the virtues of reuse just seem come naturally to some . . . → Read More: Woman Has Used the Same Christmas Tree Every Year Since 1928
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Here’s an idea that is so obvious it should be a no-brainer: shut the door and save energy. The Close the Door Campaign is asking retailers to conserve energy by keeping their front doors closed.
Why do shops . . . → Read More: Close That Door–You’re Wasting Energy
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Spend a bit of time thinking about the birds that visit your garden. Filing up a bird feeder can be the difference between life and death for them, especially for some of the smaller birds that . . . → Read More: Feed the birds and reduce food waste!
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Stop junk mail and save 3.5 million trees
Here are 6 ways to drastically reduce your junk mail. Junk mail in the UK accounts for 550,000 tonnes of paper annually:
Contact the company
if you’re still getting mail from companies you no longer . . . → Read More: How to keep 550,000 tonnes of junk mail out of landfill
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Last week British Gas’s announced that they will raise gas and electricity bills by 7% effective December 10th. While this wasn’t the Christmas present that most of us were hoping for, there are a number of things you can do to . . . → Read More: How to beat British Gas fuel rises this winter
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With Christmas Eve just one month away, and the British Christmas Tree Growers Association (BCTGA) warning of a Christmas tree shortage, it is time to think about which tree to get: real or fake?
Over six million real trees are bought every Christmas, . . . → Read More: The Greener Option for Christmas Trees
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Love Food Hate Waste is an iPhone app designed in Scotland to help minimize food waste.
The app has over 350 simple meal ideas that encourages users to look at food differently and find ways to reduce food waste.
Although similar . . . → Read More: Love Food Hate Waste: iPhone App helps You To Reduce Food Waste
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This week the iconic designer Vivienne Westwood launches Cool Earth Coffee with the message – "buy one jar get one tree".
Westwood, stated at the launch "It’s really important we do our bit to help fight climate change, drinking Cool Earth Coffee . . . → Read More: Vivienne Westwood launches Cool Earth Coffee