Author Archives: Abbott & Booth

Renewable energy funds powered for success

Socially responsible investments enjoyed another strong trading period, with most of the investment funds in the sector achieving decent positive returns.  Renewable energy investment has been one of the best performing areas in the alternatives market.

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UKSIF Celebrates 20 Years

Wednesday 13th July 2011, UKSIF celebtated 20 years of socially responsible investing, although ethical investment has been around for at least another 10 years. I attended the soiree at the House of Lords and was interested to see how many of …

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Phono solar – have you heard of this company?

We are looking at erecting  PV panels for our roof at home – does anyone know about Phono solar panels?  If so, please get in touch. Kathy

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Ecology Building Society AGM

The AGM of the Ecology Building Society is on Saturday 4th June 2011 at the Centre for Alternative Technology, we will be there along with many other trade stands, it starts at around 10.30am. – see you there! Kathy and Nick

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Sad news

Sadly, we lost our little Poppy this week, she was put to sleep at home on Monday by the vet.  She is buried under the Bramley apple tree in the hen paddock.  I obviously am very sad at the moment, …

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Poppy update…read on

If you have ever owned and loved an animal, you will understand this … Poppy is still with us, up and down, it is clearly coming to the end of her life, she has bursts of energy when she is so independent, …

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This is happy then sad but happy! what a weekend!

The wedding of William and Catherine was lovely, I wasn’t intending on watching it as I am a little aloof about this type of commitment and Nick was working anyway – but I was drawn to it, and at 9.30am on Friday I wanted to watch …

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Chorlton Green Day

We had a great day and met lots of lovely folk.  I have never seen so many dogs in one place, it was like home from home!  Dogs and bikes – a great fun day. Thanks to the guy/s who …

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Chorlton’s Big Green Festival 16th April

Live Music -Dance – Food & Drink – Swaps Workshops – Bicycles – Fashion We will be there on Saturday 16th April , with our new stand, fairtrade bananas and other treats, plus lots of stuff about what we do!  …

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Chorlton’s Big Green Festival – Manchester

Saturday 16th April 2011 at St Clement’s Church, Chorlton  - this year’s theme – Bike to the Future! Live Music – Dance – Food & Drink – Swaps – Workshops – Bicycles – Fashion Don’t miss it – and entry …

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