Campaigning for a greener future

Green Family

With busy twentieth century life dictating the flow of most people’s lives, it can be difficult to think and be as green as you would like to be. We aim to help you find simple ways to reduce your family’s carbon footprint, from kids to pets, days out to family events.

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5 Tips For Eco-Friendly Gardening

While gardening is an activity that connects and engages us with nature in what seems like a constructive and healthy way, there are aspects of maintaining your garden that can have harmful effects on the environment.

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Tree Surveys With The Kids

This weekend is set to bring fairer weather, so with all the rain and dreary cloud we've had lately, why not head out into the great outdoors with the family this weekend for some fresh air.

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Resolutions for a Green New Year

With Christmas over and a new year begun, many people's attention has passed to what their New Year's Resolution should be.

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Make Your White Wedding A Green Wedding

So many of my friends and family seem to be getting married at the moment that linking the subject with being environmentally friendly was bound to happen sooner or later.

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Greening Your Shopping Basket

The food sitting in tins, bottles, cardboard boxes and plastic bags in your cupboards and fridges can have a huge impact on your family's carbon emissions.

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Bike Bans Leave Kids Unable To Cycle To School

Most people will be aware now that the kids are back at school, if only because of the added congestion that returns once the school gates reopen.

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Paperback Version of The Self Sufficient-ish Bible Launched

The minds behind the Self Sufficient-ish website, which aims to help people findĀ out about becoming more self sufficient and live a lower impact lifestyle whilst still enjoying the conveniences of modern life have published their pearls of wisdom in The Self Sufficient-ish Bible.

Staycationing – A Greener Way To Holiday

With the current economic climate putting restraints on the amount of money people have available to spend on a holiday, staycationing is becoming a popular solution to the family holiday on the cheap.

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New Book ‘Colonel Trash Truck’ Inspires Kids To Go Green

A new children's book, 'Colonel Trash Truck' has been launched ahead of Earth Day and aims to inspire children to care for the environment and get involved with recycling and leading greener lives by asking them to help him and the Green Team on their quest against the litterbugs.

The Green Village Does Spring Watch!

Most people are familiar with the sounds of Spring Watch announcing its return to TV each year, with its hidden cameras keeping an eye on the antics of the creatures living in and around the farm site in the south of England.

What a Cracker! Get Crafty with the Kids this Christmas

It's that time of year when the days whiz by and before you know it, Christmas is upon us again.

Becoming a Child Again

In a world where everyone is so busy and nobody has time to stop and think, never mind to think about themselves, we have many questions we should be asking ourselves.