January 2008

do the green thing

Posted by louise on Tuesday, January 29th, 2008

I’ve just discovered this great new site – Green Thing – which encourages people to take small steps to a more environmentally friendly lifestyle. Each month there’s a new green thing to do, the idea being that many small green things done by lots of people will add up to some really big and important [...]

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Observer Ethical Awards launch

Posted by louise on Friday, January 11th, 2008

For the third year running Seventeen are organising the Observer Ethical Awards in association with Ecover. The Awards launch in Observer Magazine this Sunday, 13th January, and information will be available online from then on at www.observer.co.uk/ethicalawards. The Awards aim to reward inspirational people and organisations who are tackling ethical issues. Seventeen have planned the [...]

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chicken out

Posted by louise on Wednesday, January 9th, 2008

I’m loving Channel 4’s food fight season (despite the teasingly misleading ad campaign). If you haven’t seen Hugh’s Chicken Run which has been on the last couple of nights, check out the concluding part tonight. It’s a real eye-opener even if you think you know the difference between battery and free range chickens. It definitely [...]

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join us!

Posted by louise on Monday, January 7th, 2008

Seventeen are currently recruiting for an event executive to come and join us at container city. There’s an ad in today’s Guardian, which will be repeated on Saturday (12th). So if you’ve got some events experience and are keen to focus it in a worthwhile and exciting area then please get in touch. If you [...]

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…and a very Happy New Year!

Posted by andrew on Thursday, January 3rd, 2008

Hello and welcome to 2008! Hope you all had a great New Year. We trust that 2008 brings you all that you hope for in a sustainable way. No resolutions this year – other than to keep the blog up to date with all the news from Hotel Seventeen.
To kick off the year, some of [...]

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