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Read more about these biscuit tin guitars and the @glenbrookrotarymarkets in Lower Mountains Local News (link in profile):https://lowermtnslocalnews.com/glenbrook-rotary-markets/

Music, creativity and sustainability all come together at Glenbrook Rotary Markets every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month, and recently the organisers from the @rotary_club_lower_blue_mtns showcased their continuing commitment to waste reduction by hosting a creative Trash to Treasure Competition for local Lower Mountains kids. #recycling #upcycling #biscuittin #biscuittinguitars #markets #glenbrook #guitarsofinstagram
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A Little Old, A Little New: Revisiting RoseyRavelston Bookstore

Second-hand bookstore and social enterprise @roseyravelstonbooks has moved to Lawson-town. While the core of their social enterprise remains the same(supporting refugees), the move has prompted adaptation and diversification, which has opened up new collaborations and opportunities for the business and the community. Read more in Mid Mountains Local News (link in profile): https://www.midmtnslocalnews.com/rosey-ravelston-lawson/

#bookstore #refugees #lyttleton #gnocchi #music #communityhub #freshproduce #lawson #bluemountains #communityconnection #planetaryhealth
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RoseyRavelston Bookshop and social enterprise has moved to Lawson where it`s become a welcoming community hub! Read more in Mid Mountains Local News (link in profile) #bookstore #socialenterprise #lawson #bluemountains #connection #gnocchi #livemusic #planetaryhealth ...

Every week the children at Carinya Neighbourhood Children`s Centre in Springwood spend time in neighbouring bushland as part of their Bush Preschool program. Read more in Springwood Area Local News (link in profile) #bushpreschool #natureconnection #natureplay #springwood #planeataryhealth ...

Bush Preschool is an international programme which encourages young children to actively engage in the natural environment, rather than just ‘be outdoors.’ Carinya Neighbourhood Children`s Centre in Springwood has embraced the idea, taking their pre-schoolers, babies and toddlers out on regular bush excursions to encourage our next generations to learn about sustainability and the importance of caring for our environment. Read more in Springwood Area Local News (link in profile): https://springwoodlocalnews.com/carinya-bush-preschool/
#bushpreschool #natureplay #natureconnection #rewilding #childcareadventures #springwood #carinya #planetaryhealth #sustainability #wearenature
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When it`s cold and wet it`s so easy to forget what it was like to live in a `Time of Fire`. This is a powerful performance by Harry Laing at the Blue Mountains Planetary Health Studio: not only reminding us what a severe fire season is like, but helping us see the whole experience in a different way. View the full video on our YouTube channel (link in profile) #bushfire #poetry #planetaryhealth ...

Shaun Watson is the NSW Chair of Doctors for the Environment Australia @doctorsfortheenvironment At his home-away-from-home in the Kanimbla Valley, he talks about his motivation to fight for the planet, the health impacts of fossil fuels and simple things we can do to make a difference. Read more in Blackheath Area Local News (link in profile): https://blackheathnews.com/doctors-for-the-environment-and-planetary-health/

#theinterconnectednessofallthings #humanhealthandclimateaction #wearenature #togetherwecan #planetaryhealth #doctorsfortheenvironment
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Volunteering has been experiencing a gradual long-term decline but community needs are higher than ever. The volunteers we’ve interviewed over the last 15 months have all felt that their lives were richer as a result of their volunteering experience, so we’ve compiled a list of volunteering opportunities in the Upper Mountains which can help strengthen our community while also providing volunteers with skills for the workforce, new friends and social connections. Read more in Katoomba Area Local News (link in profile): https://www.katoombalocalnews.com/volunteering-blue-mountains/
#community #allinthistogether #togetherwecan #volunteering #volunteeringisfun #givebacktothecommunity #connection #planetaryhealth
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Our latest newsletter has information about the Planetary Health Bushcare Group starting on 6 July, other volunteering opportunities in the Upper Mountains, Doctors for the Environment, a Bush Preschool, RosyRavelston Bookstore, the Glenbrook Rotary Markets, and an innovative energy monitoring project to help residents save money and energy this winter.

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