February 2008

Fairtrade fete

Posted by louise on Friday, February 22nd, 2008

If you’re around the South Bank this weekend why not check out the Fairtrade Foundation’s fete and fairground. It marks the start of fairtrade fortnight and as well as buying lots of fairtrade treats you can also meet some fairtrade farmers.

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Prince and the Two Ronnies

Posted by andrew on Wednesday, February 20th, 2008

Louise got us tickets to see Britpop survivors The Stereophonics play a very intimate gig last night at The Hospital club in Covent Garden. A surprisingly good time was had by all, with Kelly and co rocking through a set of hits and new songs. My attention did begin to wander however when midway through [...]

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Valentine’s wishes

Posted by andrew on Monday, February 18th, 2008

For all you romantics out there… some eco-Valentine’s suggestions!
Lovey dovey cards… heart shaped boxes… buy one get one free on bottles of cheap Prosecco… it’s difficult to escape the fact that today is Valentine’s Day. If you have a significant other then it’s time to get your pennies out (and so soon after Christmas!) and [...]

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Energy Transfer Box

Posted by andrew on Friday, February 8th, 2008

Here’s my latest Wharf column…
It’s always great when Wharfers get in touch with innovative green products for us to feature in the column. This week I had an email from Isle of Dogs resident Andrew Insley, who has been working with eco-energy firm Purssang on a great new device – the Energy Transfer [...]

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Recruitment Marketing Awards

Posted by louise on Monday, February 4th, 2008

Once again Seventeen are organising the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development Recruitment Marketing Awards. The Awards launched on Friday with a reinvigorated website and a fresh approach to the Awards categories. This year there will be 2 separate judging panels: one considering the visual impact of the entries, and the other debating more challenging [...]

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Eco taxes

Posted by andrew on Friday, February 1st, 2008

Every week I write a column for our local paper, The Wharf. I try to focus on ethical and environmental issues which affect residents and workers in east London, and I thought it might be a nice idea to post my column up on the blog for any of you not lucky enough to live [...]

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