Film Screening of Anti-fracking film Groundswell Rising

Biggar Snooker and Social Club, Howieson Square, Biggar (just off the High Street next to Arcadia Music).

South Lanarkshire Greens have organised a screening of Groundswell Rising in Biggar on the 8th July
Groundswell Rising is a documentary on the risks of fracking which shows how grassroots efforts have achieved bans, moratoriums, and referenda on fracking. Stanford University Professor Mark Jacobson paves the way forward globally with his Solutions Project for 100% renewable energy. Transcending the genre of environmental film, GROUNDSWELL's passionate stories inspire and empower.
All are welcome.

Time for deeds not words on climate change

News date: 
1st Dec 2015
Greens and RIC East Kilbride at the climate change march

By the time we picked up from Hamilton, our climate action bus (courtesy of EK Community Transport) to join in the Edinburgh march was nearly full. Members of the South Lanarkshire Greens united with like minded people from Oxfam, local churches and Radical Independence Campaign East Kilbride to send a powerful message to our leaders in Paris this week:

Plummeting oil price casts shadow over fracking's future

Publication date: 
Tue, 2015-01-06
Bulletin item expiry date: 
6th Feb 2015
The Guardian
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The price of oil has dropped to around $55 per barrel, but fracking companies need prices of $60-100 to break even. This article discusses what might happen

Euro elections


Euro Elections. Vote Green. Vote Maggie Chapman.

Edinburgh Green councillor Maggie Chapman selected as Euro candidate

News date: 
26th Nov 2012

 Edinburgh Green councillor Maggie Chapman has been chosen to run for the Scottish Greens for the Scotland seat in the Euro elections in 2014. 

Fairtrade Fortnight: Take a step

UK Wide

Fairtrade Fortnight invites us to Take A Step this year. Your step for Fairtrade can be as simple as trying a new Fairtrade product, or as big and bold as launching a campaign to get your whole town to go Fairtrade. Every step counts towards the total of 1.5 million they're hoping to achieve by the end of 2012 – one for every farmer and worker Fairtrade aims to work with around the world.

Social Enterprise Exchange

Glasgow SECC

The world's biggest social enterprise event. To find out more and book your delegate place, please click and we all look forward to seeing you there!

Fairtrade coffee morning

St Mary's RC Church, Cadzow St, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 6HP

Extra special Coffee Morning for Fairtrade fortnight. Free door prize and everyone will have the opportunity to take a step for Fairtrade.

Indian Fairtrade Cotton Producer talk followed by Q&A

New Lanark World Heritage Site, River Room inside visitor centre reception, New Lanark Mills, Lanark, ML11 9DB

Indian cotton producer, Mrnual Lahankar, will give a short talk about her work. This will be followed by a Q&A session.

Fairtrade Fortnight, 27 February - 11 March 2012


In 2012 we'll be asking everyone to 'Take a step' for Fairtrade - starting with Fairtrade Fortnight. It can be a simple step like swapping your tea to fairtrade, or a bigger step, like asking everyone in your office to do it too. Make it as inventive, daring or funny as you like.

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