MAYDAY! Mayday

A time of new beginnings, trees full of blossom, the new season’s growth shoots forth. At a time when we have never heard starker warnings of impending ecological catastrophe it feels like Mayday in more than one way. Thanks to Arts Connection and all the great folk to Llanfyllin for coming together to create a…

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One School One Planet and Llanfyllin High School

One School One Planet One School One Planet is an Arwain funded project, who are working with the local school and community to tackle the challenge of climate change. We are supporting the community of Llanfyllin to design a better more ecologically sound future for itself in line with the Paris Climate Accord. Since 2016…

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Use Slow and Small Solutions – Principle 9

Principle 9- Use small and slow solutions We have had a very proactive day again in the field with Mr Emyr Jones and students from Llanfyllin High School with spring in the air and energies high as half term term is fast approaching, the students did a fantastic job at laying the weed matting as…

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Humble Hedgerows and Landscape Connectivity

This winter we have planted over 400 native trees and shrubs at Cae Bodfach with local volunteers, MENCAP and Llanfyllin high school students in the form of shelter belts and hedgerows. Go Team! A mixed variety of native tree and shrubs including Hazel, Dog rose, Blackthorn and Elder were planted to fill in the gaps…

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Building community & building soil is how we avert a climate disaster

“if you can’t feed your country, you haven’t got a country“ Climate emergency, food security and community renewal, these things are all very closely linked. The heart of any strategy to combat the climate crisis must work to preserve and enhance diversity in a great many ways. But a healthy civilization sits at first on…

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One School One Planet Podcast – Episode 13!

In this week’s episode we feature select edits from a community conversation at the Cross Keys in Llanfyllin on the theme of ‘Building Resilient Networks.’ We cover a lot of ground in the discussion and demonstrate that Llanfyllin already has the infrastructure in place to be a resilient community, it is just a matter of…

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