February - News and Events
Hello .. and welcome to all those who have recently joined us..
We have regular monthly meetings at the Salad Centre
Every first Saturday of the month from midday (approx)
Saturday Feb 2nd
From 12.00 noon .. till we leave
2013 - Salad Centre Diary dates
Location - 667, Christchurch Road, Boscombe, Bournemouth
Lovely vegan choice..! No specific requirements .. just turn up..
Please go to 'Reserved Tables' .. Please wait for others to arrive if you are early..!
Please tell those of us you may know without email ..
Very friendly social meeting .. Socials are increasingly well attended with new and old friends meeting together, staying for a while to meet others and to generally put the world to rights!!
Everyone welcome to come, newbies too .. and those we haven't seen for a while..
We don’t all know each other and it's lovely to meet up with old and new friends!!
Salad Centre serves lovely veggie and vegan food so please come along and join us, if you can make it!
Please tell those of us you may know without email ..
look forward to meeting you..
Bournemouth Vegetarians and Vegans - Website
Please look around .. we need your favourite recipes and reviews on places and event visited, and photos .. to add to site! ----------
Bournemouth Vegetarians and Vegans - Facebook
Vegan Views - magazine for vegan opinion
Published 3 x a year, Subscription £5 for 3 copies
Includes interviews, articles, letters and news and much more.
Latest issue, No 126. Winter 2012 / 2013
Compasionate Dorset .. you may like to join their mailing list
http://www.compassionatedorset.co.uk/---------- Bournemouth Animal Aid
Birthdays - The Salad Centre would always be pleased to do a birthday lunch. They will reserve tables so numbers attending would have to be given. If you would like to arrange a birthday lunch with some of us attending then please let me know too. I will send out the details to get the numbers attending and it can be arranged maybe in addition to something you have already planned
Events - things to share
If you have any related news to share, or events to send out, Please send them to me well in advance / as soon as you possibly can,
so that i can include them in the News and Events for next month / March and to add to the Blog or reviews page on our website - giving people plenty of time to organise and attend etc.. Please add your contact details if you need to be contacted.
I will remove any personal postal address' when it goes on website.
Would you like to host a 'Vegan pot luck' / 'bring and share' meal at your place? We need a few people to host this year
If so please let me know.
Vegan pot luck meals in homes can be for any amount of hours convenient to the host. eg. 3, 4 or 5pm till 7, 8 or 9pm, etc. or less or more time. The host invites us to his or her house for a social gathering and everyone attending takes food of their choice, hence 'pot luck'.
Generally, it's not known how many people will turn up but if there is a limit to how many people your place will take, 'so to speak' then please email and something can be arranged, although generally people may come and go so this hasn’t been a concern for anyone in the past, as no one notices because we are all having a lovely time!
These events are very cosy socials.. lovely to attend .. please consider being a host or to attend them.
Also if you are are not sure about what vegan food to take then please email.
Can you suggest a veggie or vegan friendly place to meet? If you know of cafés, restaurants other venues where we could possibly meet for lunch during the day or evening meal so that more social meetings can be arranged.
Or if you have any other ideas please let me know. ----------
From Linda -
FUN SKITTLES EVENING
Wed 27th Feb 7.00pm - 10.30pm Raffle & Bar
Tickets £6 only in advance to include Cheese Ploughmans Supper (Vegans catered for)
@ Moose Hall. 117/119.Malmesbury Park Road. BH8 8PS.
All proceeds to Animal Aid monthly meetings.
for tickets, please email - please state 'fun skittles tickets' required
From Frankie -Balderdash
Someone in the know needs to counter this nonsense before people start believing it. Frankie
STUDY SHOWS THAT FISH DO NOT FEEL PAIN
(*) Telegraph 13.1.13 Fish cannot feel pain say scientists - For years a row has raged over whether angling is a cruel sport, and now researchers have waded into the debate by claiming that fish cannot feel pain. By Josie Ensor - A study has found that, even when caught on a hook and wriggling, the fish is impervious to pain because it does not have the necessary brain power. The research, conducted by a team of seven scientists and published in the journal Fish and Fisheries, concluded that the fish’s reaction to being hooked is in fact just an unconscious reaction, rather than a response to pain…. (story)
(*) Mail 12.1.13 Anglers finally off the hook as scientists settle age-old debate over whether fish feel pain By VALERIE ELLIOTT - It is a debate that has raged for years. But now Britain’s four million anglers can rest easy – because fish do not feel pain, scientists have concluded… Jim Rose, professor of zoology and physiology at the University of Wisconsin, who led the project, said: ‘In spite of large injections of acid or bee venom, that would cause severe pain to a human, the trout showed remarkably little effect.’… (story)(thank you frankie..)
--------------------------------------------------------------Thanks for everyone’s contributions! (some email sent seperatly)
Please feel free to share this info. with others who may be interested in joining us. We welcome all veggies and vegans and those who wish to be! many thanks ..
(Note: if any weblinks don't appear to work try this - double clik to select the link then whilst selected, right clik., and select 'open link in a new tab or .. window'
B'mth Vegetarians and Vegans - (Group and Info.Centre)
Yahoo Group: http://uk.groups.yahoo.com/group/bournemouthvegetariansandvegans
Editor-Vegan Views Magazine: http://www.veganviews.org.uk
Vegan Society Local contact: http://www.vegansociety.com