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Forest Row tip faces closure

East Sussex County Council are considering closing the Forest Row waste facility (ie the tip in Station Road). They are currently consulting about this, so it is very important that you submit your thoughts about it by 11 December. The survey is on the ESCC site.

It is worth having a quick read of the supporting documents before you complete the survey,…


Created by BradScott Oct 31, 2013 at 5:46pm. Last updated by BradScott Feb 11.

Transition Projects



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Created by Mike Grenville Nov 13, 2012 at 3:05pm. Last updated by Mike Grenville Nov 13, 2012.


The PDF version of Forest Row In Transition, our EDAP vision, is now available for download here. Printed copies are still available at £5 inc P&P to UK - please contact Mike Grenville for bulk orders and overseas delivery costs (FYI each one weights 200 grams)…

Created by Mike Grenville Sep 16, 2009 at 12:27pm. Last updated by Mike Grenville May 16, 2012.

Notes Home

Copies of The Transition Companion along with other Transition related books are available through Mike Grenville.

This is the 'must read' book about what the Transition movement is all about. Entertainingly written…


Created by Mike Grenville Jun 4, 2008 at 10:00am. Last updated by Mike Grenville Nov 29, 2011.

Other websites

A selection of other websites:

The Transition Network news site

The Forest Row community website

Network with other Transitioners around the South East

The blog of Rob Hopkins - founder… Continue

Created by Mike Grenville Jun 24, 2008 at 5:02pm. Last updated by Mike Grenville Oct 30, 2008.



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Vaughn Wiles is now a member of Transition Forest Row
Brighton Permaculture Trust posted events
Sep 10
Brighton Permaculture Trust updated an event

Care of Fruit Trees at Brighton

May 16, 2015 from 9:30am to 4:30pm
Stanmer Park, Brighton BN1 9PZCost: £55-£145Tutors: Bryn Thomas, Peter May.Learn how to care for new and established fruit trees and orchards, to ensure health and productivity.  This course complements the course, Planning and Planting a Small Orchard.Website:***NOTE bookings can only be made via our…See More
Sep 10
Brighton Permaculture Trust updated an event

Introduction to Photovoltaics at Stanmer Park,

June 20, 2015 from 9am to 5pm
The course covers the basics of photovoltaics, including system design, load calculation, various types of solar panels, batteries and inverters, and their suitability in different situations. A practical session, setting up a small photovoltaic system, is included in the day.  There is also a tour of the award-winning Earthship Brighton.Tutor: Alex Saunders.Cost: £88-£184 See website for full details.***NOTE bookings can only be made via our website:…See More
Sep 10
Brighton Permaculture Trust shared their event on Twitter
Sep 10
Brighton Permaculture Trust updated an event

Building with Straw Bales at Stanmer Park

April 10, 2015 at 9am to April 12, 2015 at 5:30pm
*Repeats 17-19 July 24-26 JulyCost: £145-£280Tutor: Ian Brown.    An intensive practical and theoretical building course, covering all basic skills needed to build with straw bales. Full details and bookings: ***NOTE bookings can only be made via our websiteSee More
Sep 10
Mike Grenville posted a video

Organic Farming Through Biodynamic Methods

I had the opportunity to inform myself about the methods of food production. This is an interesting journey that I recommend everyone to do, because it is a ...
Sep 8
Stella Kassimati posted a discussion

The 'Holy 'Oak'

Sue Hollingsworth visited the "Holy Oak", inside which Ashley Ramsden had the inspiration to found a School of Storytelling in 1991. She immediately noticed 2 things; the tree has had a very bad winter with the roots inside the hollow scoured by running water and quite a lot of fallen bark and debris inside as well + there were a couple of notices pinned to the fence to the right of the tree. Imagine her surprise when she saw that one of the notices was the yellow page from ISOS web site with…See More
Sep 4

Blog Posts

Replacement Film

Posted by Mike Grenville on February 1, 2014 at 9:30 0 Comments

Sadly the film Continuum we had programmed for 11th April will not now be available until next year. So I'm looking for a replacement film. Here are the candidates - add your comments below about what you would like to see.

The trailers and more details are in all the links below:

  1. Project Wild thing


Forest Row newsletter

Posted by Mike Grenville on May 11, 2013 at 15:30 0 Comments

May 2013 Transition Forest Row newsletter

Transition Free Press

With 24 pages of full-on, full colour news and views, the summer edition is now available. Great photographs, great articles, contributed by Transitioners and community activists working in the field. Ordinary people doing extraordinary stuff in all kinds of places: in the city, in…


Backyard biology

Posted by BradScott on May 5, 2013 at 8:00 0 Comments

Becoming aware of the diversity of life on our doorsteps is another side to our developing understanding of where we live and our interdependence. Wildlife isn’t just something that exists in far-away places that we watch on TV. There is an astonishing variety of life in our gardens alone, and it is much more complex and diverse than we might imagine.

Over the weekend of 1-2 June, there is a national wildlife…


May 2013 - Transition Network Newsletter

Posted by Mike Grenville on May 3, 2013 at 9:32 0 Comments

Transition Network Newsletter - May 2013


New Delivery Director

As the first step in its planned restructure, Transition Network has appointed Sarah McAdam to the…


next season film choices

Posted by Mike Grenville on April 30, 2013 at 16:41 0 Comments

I'm just finalising the 2013/14 film programme. There is one spot left and have narrowed it down to 3 films to choose from. Any thoughts on which one?

Chasing Ice…



The Flyer

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Forest Row tip faces closure

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