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Transition Worcester Orchard Workers have resumed their monthly orchard maintenance sessions, after taking a break whilst volunteers ran a programme of apple pressing events. These hands-on sessions take place at New College Worcester, Whittington Road, …

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Apple Pressing 2016: in numbers

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Transition Worcester’s 2016 programme of apple pressing events has now drawn to a close. Here’s a summary in numbers:
 
14 : juicing events held at locations in and around Worcester.
155: people who brought their apples and pears for pressing.
400: people visited us at half term events to see the press in action & sample juice.
2063: litres of juice pressed in total.
1700 kg:  apple waste going to feed some very happy pigs.
£548: donations received, all of which goes into running Transition Worcester activities, including maintenance of the apple pressing equipment and insurance.
10: additional users who hired out the apple pressing equipment for their own use.
A lot : of home grown apples pressed into delicious juice instead of going to waste!
 
Thanks to all our volunteers and customers who supported us. See you next year!

Apple Pressing Events 2016

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This year’s programme of apple pressing events is now underway! Bring surplus apples or pears from your trees and get them pressed into juice with our Orchard Worker volunteers. Please bring your own clean bottles …

Pruning Workshop and BBQ at Old North Stables

Saturday 23rd July
11am for 2 hours workshop pruning our second year cordon apple trees.They have grown a lot in 12 months and this summer pruning will be a little more complicated than last year. Would …

Transition Worcester AGM 2016

Transition Worcester’s seventh AGM takes place on Tuesday 28th June 2013, 7.30-9.15pm, at Worcester Guildhall. Please do come along and find out what Transition Worcester has been up to over the last year. There will …

Next Repair Cafe on the 9th of July

 The next session of the Worcester Repair Cafe will be on the 11th of June.
Our volunteers will be available for all kind of repairs on the 11th of June from 11am – 2pm
at S.T.A.R.S. adult …

First Repair Cafe Session a success

We have had the first session of our Repair cafe and would like to share a few facts, figures and thoughts with you
Thirty repair forms were filled in – generally one item per sheet, although …

Elder Flower Forage – Saturday 4th June 2016

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We’ll be running our ever popular elderflower forage in 2016. The forage will on 4th June, starting at 10.30am,. We are keeping a close eye on the progress of the flowers, and they are just …

14th of May Start of the Repair Cafe at S.T.A.R.S.

Join us for the first Repair Cafe Worcester event! This is a community project to inspire repair and reuse.
When: Saturday 14th May 11am – 2pm (and then every second Saturday of the month)
What: Worcester Repair …

Plant Swap 2016

The Transition Worcester Plant Swap will be taking place on Saturday 7th May from 11am to 3pm.
Join us at the Old North Stables for veg seedlings, advice and to chat with like minded people. Have …

Potato Bash 2016

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Welcome to the Transition Worcester Potato Bash 2016.
This is your chance to take part in a fun potato growing competition, see just how many spuds you can grow for yourself, and you might even win …

The Forbidden Door, a wonderful performance of music and storytelling at Bishops Wood

We would like to draw your attention to the following event:
WHAT:  The Forbidden Door. April Thursday 14th . 7.30 pm.
WHERE: At Bishops Wood Centre, Crossway Green, Stourport, Worcestershire DY13 9SE
TICKETS: £10. Concessions (under 16, OAPs …

Repair Cafe Worcester to make a pitch at Worcester Soup on Sunday 20th March

Repair Cafe Worcester will be making a pitch at the next Worcester Soup session at Tudor Grange Academy at 3pm on Sunday 20th March.
There will be 4 pitches each of 4 minutes in length and …

Earth Hour

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It’s back!
Worcestershire Literary Festival are organising an evening of low-impact entertainment to celebrate Earth Hour.
Where? St. John’s Library, Glebe Close, Worcester WR2 5AX
When? 19th March from 7pm.
Join them, and us, for an evening of poetry, …

Break in at The Old North Stables

Unfortunately we had a break in at The Old North Stables over the weekend.
All our small hand tools, a sack truck, some barrels and 2 toolboxes were stolen.
If someone has seen something please let us …

Seed Swap at the Old North Stables on Saturday 5th March

Today from 10am – 3pm we will hold the Seed Swap 2016 at the Old North Stable Teaching and Display Garden.
In addition to the seed swap, our Energy group will be promoting low energy LED …