Why 20 mph is plenty

This post was taken from the West Midland Police Traffic division that eloquently explains why we need 20mph speed limits. ….well it’s like this, traffic levels are rising at about 1.4% a year. Factor in population growth, of which those in the age bracket most likely to drive is swelled by migration and you see that within 8 years we will have over 10% more vehicles on our roads. Anyone think we’ll have 10 % more road capacity? Imagine the cost for a start, it’s Continue reading →

Demain (Tomorrow) film at The Pound, Tuesday 28th March @ 7.30pm (free)

Demain (English: Tomorrow) is a 2015 French documentary film. Faced with a future that scientists say is a great cause for concern, the film has the distinction of not giving in to catastrophism. Optimistically, it identifies initiatives that have proven themselves in ten countries around the world: concrete examples of solutions to environmental and social challenges of the twenty-first century, be it agriculture, energy, economy, education and governance. It won the 2016 César Award for Best Documentary Film and was distributed in 27 countries. This film is brought to you by Continue reading →

Next Transcoco meeting 24th January

Hi everyone The next Transcoco meeting will be held at the Pound at 7.30pm on Tuesday 24th January.  We will be discussing ideas and plans for 2017 – so come along and give your input on what you think Transcoco could be doing this year.  We already have our next Give and Take day/repair cafe planned for 11th March at Selwyn Hall, and we’re planning another film event in February or March.  Other things are in the pipeline, so come along and hear about these, Continue reading →