Category: News

From waterworks to wild water park in community hands

What if local people could take over unused public land and turn it into parks, nature reserves, even wild swimming pools to benefit nature and the community? A group in East London wants to do that with a concrete former water depot.
Chris McCartney
11 August
5 minute read

Seed Funding goes live: From tiny seeds, Transition groups grow bountiful harvests

We always knew it. Small seeds can lead to many, varied and bountiful crops in the hands of the Transition community! Now, thanks to funding from the National Lottery Community Fund, we are launching a new round of funding available to groups, and we're bursting with excitement to see what you are going to do. 
Chris McCartney
28 July
8 minute read

The next step for Transition in England and Wales

You’re invited on a journey of discovery, to help us explore what a representative structure to support Transition groups in England and Wales could do for our movement. Read on to find out why this process is important to building a resilient movement for the future, and meet the team who will guide us on the journey.
Chris McCartney
27 July
7 minute read

“Hope with its sleeves rolled up” blooms in Wellington

A disused but valued patch land is being transformed into a forest garden providing food, herbs and building materials for […]
Rob Hopkins
12 April
7 minute read

Building Community Action Through Climate Hubs

It took Transition group Zero Carbon Guildford 18 months from idea to grand opening of their community-led climate hub in a former high street store. The ZERO team has written a helpful guide for other groups exploring something similar for their place - thanks for letting us share it here!
Chris McCartney
27 February
27 minute read

Transition Wilmslow’s gardens grow and grow

Transition Wilmslow in Cheshire was one of 87 Transition groups to receive a seed funding grant from the Transition Bounce Forward project in 2020. Rob Hopkins caught up with Althea, Garry, Andrew and Pippa from the group to find out how their new community garden - and their dream for a network of market gardens - was growing… 
Rob Hopkins
16 February
7 minute read

Meet the new Transition groups

What’s it really like to start a Transition group? To stick your head above the parapet and see who in […]
Chris McCartney
26 January
8 minute read

Why community power is key to building a better future

Today we are excited to launch Transition Together, a new project to help build more resilient, empowered and sustainable communities […]
Rhiannon
16 November
5 minute read

Glasgow communities showing COP leaders the way

With so much happening around COP26, we wanted to ground ourselves in what communities are doing, day in, day out, […]
Chris McCartney
14 November
10 minute read

Growing Great Ideas – New Funding Announcement!

Thanks to National Lottery players, Transition Network has been awarded £5,977,444 from The National Lottery Community Fund’s Growing Great Ideas […]
Rhiannon
28 October
4 minute read