One day I was walking along Bury New Rd from Strangeways to wards Prestwich. On the other side of the road a man was complaining that none of the buses were stopping for him. I stopped to listen, and realised that he was blind and was standing at a stop where only the 96 stopped. … More Doing buses differently
Water is a precious commodity; life would not be possible without it. Looking out of the window in November you would be forgiven for thinking that we have plenty of water in the UK … More Think outside the sink!
Traidcraft are celebrating their 40th anniversary this year. In 1979 they sold only jute products (do you remember those macramé hanging baskets) from Bangladesh, but within two years they were selling tea and coffee as well … More Wake up and smell the coffee!
We live on a beautiful planet. God created a world in all its wonderful variety, and he was pleased with it … More Peat bogs, tigers and you: The danger of extinction
What an amazing number of ecobricks were sent to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Salford to use in their school building projects! When I started my ecobrick I thought it would be really difficult to find enough plastic to fill a bottle, because I really didn’t think I used much … More Life after EcoBricks
We have been trialling the sale of Traidcraft tea, coffee, chocolate and other foods after the Wednesday communion service. Here’s why Fairtrade is important … More A hand up not a handout – how your cuppa can fight poverty