By Paul Collinson Radical Landscapes is an exhibition at the Tate Gallery in Liverpool. In the foreword to the exhibition catalogue the Tate Liverpool Director describes the exhibition as ‘an exhibition that explores our individual and collective connection to the rural landscape.’ (page 9 Radical Landscapes Tate Publishing 2022). The rural has been a valid … Continue reading Radical or not? Artists on the rural
By Rohan Lewis The government’s Boiler Upgrade Scheme, or BUS, was launched on 1st April, and applications will be accepted from May 23rd. It provides a grant of £5000 towards the cost of removing your gas boiler, and plumbing an electric air-source heat pump (ASHP), sited just outside your house, into the central heating system … Continue reading Considering a Heat Pump? – Don’t miss the BUS
By Paul Collinson For many the Royal Horticulture Society is epitomized by the annual flower shows such as Chelsea, Hampton Court and Tatton Park. However, behind the perfection there is serious horticulture research being undertaken at the RHS HQ at Wisley in Surrey. I joined with various Hull and East Riding environment, business and community … Continue reading Twenty degrees at RHS Wisley….in mid-March.
By Emily When I first joined Hull Friends of the Earth last year, I had just picked up a wonderful copy of ECO and was inspired by the contents. It was amazing to find a local group building awareness of environmental issues and campaigning in support of them. After attending my first meeting I was … Continue reading Writing to your local representatives