World Rivers and Fish Migration Day, Sunday 27 September – outside South Library

Rivers are aquatic arteries that link our communities and ecosystems. They give us vital access to fresh water, they are an important source of power, and if we look after them, they provide a safe haven for wildlife. Rivers transport rich nutrients from the mountains down to the plains where most of us live, to…
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Shed Stash Swap at New Brighton Library, Saturday 29 February and Sunday 1 March

On Saturday, February 29 (Leap Day!) and Sunday, March 1, shedders everywhere are invited to come along to New Brighton Library for a Shed Stash Swap. Bring along your fixings, fastenings, and other small items that are surplus to requirements and find new treasures that could be just the right thing for your next project. This is part of the Libraries’ Sustainable Living Series of events, and what better way to find new homes and purposes for other people's discarded junk?
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Fatbergs, toilet water, and the number 2 bus: Laurie Winkless: WORD Christchurch Festival 2018

When Laurie Winkless, author of Science and the City, in conversation with Michelle Dickinson (aka Nanogirl) at the WORD Christchurch Festival yesterday, immediately outed herself as massive train and tunnel geek, I knew we were in safe hands. “London life” she said, “is defined by tube lines”. Laurie knows what she’s talking about. She lived…
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