homelessness

How can we all help those who are homeless? – Helen Tandy

Recently, the news broke of a fire in Manchester’s Chinatown inside of a warehouse. Tragically, it was later discovered that two people were inside of the warehouse, believed to be sleeping rough. This proved a stark reminder of how hard and sometimes dangerous life can be for those living on the streets in our major… Continue reading How can we all help those who are homeless? – Helen Tandy

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The Breadline Challenge- Helen Tandy and Castlefield

Over the last few years, ever since I was encouraged by one of my clients at Castlefield Advisory Partner in Oxford I have made a habit of dedicating one week of the year to finishing the breadline challenge.   The Breadline Challenge is a campaign to raise awareness of what it can be like to… Continue reading The Breadline Challenge- Helen Tandy and Castlefield

Save the Bees · Zero Waste

Why are bees important to the Halloween pumpkin? – Helen Tandy

Drivers on the A41 in Chester the afternoon of Saturday 29th October, were surprised to see three giant bees crossing the road with pumpkins. Why was this? The bees (including me) were members of Chester & District Friends of the Earth, we had been at The Piper Hoole as part of The Food Assembly’s Halloween… Continue reading Why are bees important to the Halloween pumpkin? – Helen Tandy

Pumpkin Rescue · Zero Waste

Chester & District Friends of the Earth Pumpkin Cook Book

The scariest thing about Halloween is how much Pumpkin is wasted, let’s change that this year! This is our first Pumpkin Rescue. The cook book has been developed as part of our campaign, with tried and tested recipes with the help of my colleagues at Castlefield Partnership.  Pumpkin Rescue is part of a Zero Food Waste Britain which… Continue reading Chester & District Friends of the Earth Pumpkin Cook Book