SusWoT News – 21 Dec 2012

Merry Christmas from everyone at SusWoT



  • It’s the festive Local Produce Market tomorrow morning – 9am-1pm, Saturday 22nd December, GP surgery car park – ideal for some convenient last minute Chritmas shopping.
  • Bristol Independents Loyalty Card – at a time of year when shopping is inevitably at the forefront of many of our minds, maybe we can take a moment to consider where we are doing that shopping and what we are buying. Here is a list of local indepent businesses participating in the Christmas loyalty card scheme.
  • LifeCycle UK recycle old, unwanted bikes with the help of prisoners at Horfield Prison – see If you are getting a smart, new bike for Christmas or just have some old bikes languishing in the shed/garage, consider donating your old one to them.

News From Other Local Groups

  • Lawrence Weston Community Farm would like responses to their survey about priorities for a new education officer.
  • Lots of news in the latest Bristol Local Food newsletter.
  • Bristol Green Doors has a new website – do take a look and find out all about how to save energy and money.
  • Here’s the winter newsletter from Bristol Fairtrade. See for more details about their work.
  • Here’s the December newsletter from The Converging World.

Update on Local Issues

  •  You may like to sign this Bristol City Council petition against a new supermarket on the site of Bristol Rovers’ Memorial Ground.

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