Transition Leicester in the media

Local Media

If you’d like to put together a piece about Transition Leicester for local newspapers/magazines/TV/radio, or contact us for an interview, then get in touch!

Below are some links to some older items of media coverage – much of our more recent media coverage is mentioned on the Transition Leicester blog page (search under “Media”).

In July 2009, we had a letter published in the Leicester Mercury calling for some discussion on new ideas for future of the Ecotown site – see it here.

In June 2009, the Leicester Mercury ran a story on Whetstone Community Harvest, the Community Supported Agriculture project that Transition Leicester is looking to develop – read it here.

BBC East Midland’s Inside Out did a piece on the Transition movement in January 2009, which can be seen here.

The morning before the Inside Out piece was on TV, Radio Leicester did a short piece on Transition Leicester on its breakfast show – check it out through the Traydio website here or read all about it on our blogsite here.

In January 2009, Andrew Reeves did a First Person column for the Leicester Mercury on new evidence that the climate situation is more urgent than we previously thought. Read it as published here or as a word document here.

The Leicester Mercury did a very positive full-page spread on Transition Leicester’s food group on November 12th 2008, which can be read here.

On September 11th 2008, we released our report “From Ecotown to Transition Town” – see the press release here.

Our Ecotown ideas were covered in September 2008 by BBC TV news in the East Midlands and on Radio Leicester. You can read about it online here or watch the TV news piece here.

The Leicester Mercury also published a First Person column on the issue by Transition Leicester’s Andrew Reeves (read it here, or download as a word filehere).

On June 17th 2008, Transition Leicester’s Andrew Reeves wrote a piece for the First Person column in the Leicester Mercury, discussing Peak Oil, fuel prices and what Transition Leicester is all about. Read it online as published here or in word format here.