Category Archives: Sustainability

What to do with an old piano?

Print PageIf you’ve been to St Pancras International railway station, you may have heard someone playing a piano.  For the last year or longer there have been at least one, sometimes two, provided for anyone to play. I’ve been impressed … Continue reading

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Mackworth ward recycling report completed

Print PageNote: For background information see my previous item, or read the report, referenced below. Over 270 recycling surveys were collected from the New Zealand area of Mackworth ward by volunteers for Derby Climate Coalition whom I co-ordinated.  The surveys have … Continue reading

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Keep angry!

Print PageThis graffiti appeared a week or so ago down by Markeaton Brook.  And I respect its message (though not the way it has been delivered). Anger can be good.  It can motivate. The first time that I recognised this strongly in … Continue reading

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Derby’s new supply cable getting closer

Print PageWestern Power Distribution is continuing its work to replace the main electricity supply cables into Derby.  The ducting is now in place and cables have started being pulled through. Looking into the big access holes they have left to … Continue reading

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