Author Archives: misterjones

Participating in change

Saving the planet is not a spectator sport – it requires us all to take part! One School One Planet – Phase Two The OSOP project is based in the Dragons co-operative office  working to help prepare the community for … Continue reading

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Loanstock Offer

Many housing cop-ops are funded by low interest loans secured against the value of the property. This is a more flexible and affordable way to fund housing than directly via mortgages and allows the creation of affordable and much more … Continue reading

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Its dividend time – loanstock interest has been paid

Dragons loanstock investers of 2 years ago are about to receive their interest payments this week! As Dragons enters its third year of trading it is hard to believe so much time has flown by already! Our co-operative funded the … Continue reading

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Permaculture at the Cathedral

Permaculture design is the tool that can help lead the way from climate chaos and economic mayhem. The secret to solving big problems is to start small and present solutions that can easily be replicated. Its seems like a perfect … Continue reading

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Thursday evening talks at Dragons Gallery

The first Thursday session will be slides and chat about our recent PDC in Kamuli Uganda and the plans for the next one. I hope to have time to intorduce people to teh One School One Planet Project to whet … Continue reading

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Workshops and events at Dragons this Winter/ Spring

Craft workshops are £15.00, limited places,  a £5 deposit will reserve your place. 12.30 – 3.30 pm. Refreshements provided Please call 01691 780180 to book a place or drop into Dragons shop, open Thursday – Sunday 24th Feb: Peg loom … Continue reading

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Art@Dragons

Dragons shop rcently opened the upstairs space as a gallery and meeting space, with a stunning selection of local artists’ work. Here is a flavour.

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Hippy the Happy Hippopotamus

Just in, we finally have copies available of the award-winning Hippy the Happy Hippopotamus at Dragons shop. The brainchild of Professor Chris Rhodes and illustrated by Jeanette Cole this lovely children’s story book is the first of a series following … Continue reading

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Invest in a co-operative future with 4% returns

Investment opportunity: Dragons co-operative is offering up to £12,000 loanstock investment at 4% interest per annum. Housing co-operatives such as Dragons are often at least part funded with loanstock, a relatively low-interest loan secured against a property and paid annually … Continue reading

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Shop stories: Behind the products

Semi precious stones from Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka This collection of crystals, semi precious stones and minerals came to us from a dear friend, healer and inspiration: Peter Hough. Peter was born In Zimbabwe and lived in Africa and UK … Continue reading

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