Photograph of a group of people in a heart shape
7th December 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 65

As the end of 2015 is approaching rapidly, our thoughts naturally turn to seasonal celebrations. I hope you managed to spot Sustainable Crediton's Christmas Tree at the Christmas Tree Festival in Holy Cross Church. Our tree had decorations made during the Crediton Climate Challenge and so was a re ...

21st November 2015

Climate change - show the world you care this Saturday

Please come to the Town Square on Saturday 28th November from 10am to 12 noon to take part in the Crediton Climate Challenge, or earlier from 8:30 am to help us set up the gazebos and stalls. The event is in support of the Paris global climate change conference. As there will no longer be a climat ...

Shop location next to Refurnish and Morrisons
2nd November 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 64

Welcome to November's Sustainable Crediton newsletter. Crediton Climate Challenge Our headline item this month is our Crediton Climate Challenge event on Saturday November 28th from 10am to 12 noon in the Town Square. If you want to make a difference to the whole climate debate about to happen in ...

19th October 2015

Sustainable Crediton October Events Reminder

Sustainable Crediton's Give and Take Shop Pops Up Again this Wednesday By public demand the Give and Take Shop returns for 6 days starting this week but at a new venue, ReFurnish, next door to Morrisons. It will be open in the old pine stripping shed Wednesday to Friday from 10am to 4pm on ...

2nd October 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 63

Welcome to October's newsletter. In Memory of Andi Tobe It is with great sadness that we report the passing of Andi, one of the founders of Sustainable Crediton or Crediton Climate Action as it was known then. Read Linda Lever's thoughts about Andi below. Sustainable Crediton's Give an ...

31st August 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 62

Welcome to September's Newsletter. After a quiet August we have several groups meeting this September to plan their forthcoming activities. If you would like to join in and help any of our groups, you will find we are very friendly and very much welcome new members to our groups. We can ann ...

Photograph of Sarah Green
3rd August 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 61

Welcome to the August Sustainable Crediton Newsletter. August is normally a quiet month for our activities as our groups tend to have a well earned rest. However this month that is not the case with the Food, Waste and Energy Groups all having meetings. We are delighted to announce that foll ...

30th June 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 60

Welcome to Sustainable Crediton's monthly newsletter. I hope you enjoy the range of articles this month which include our regular veg growers blog, our recipe of the month, wild flower slideshows, updates from our Action Groups and events such as the Climate Lobby in London, something for ever ...

1st June 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 59

Welcome to our June newsletter which has quite a foody feel about it this month! Crediton Festival Starts This year's festival starts on the 6th June. We are involved over the weekend of 13/14 June at the 7th Crediton Food Festival where the Waste Action Group is providing recycling ser ...

30th April 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 58

This is an invitation for you to join us at The Lamb, Sandford from 7pm on the 13th May. It is the occasion of our annual AGM at 7:45pm, but we want it to be much more than that. The Woodmen band will be playing after the AGM and we will be providing a few snacks, so let's party and sing and ...

Newspaper cutting with photograph of Gerald Conyngham tearing up a letter from Tesco
23rd April 2015

Gerald Conyngham asks the most basic question ever, and stumps our smartest politicians

To find out whether this is true or not, you will have to come to the General Election Hustings on the 29th April. The Hustings take place at QE Academy Upper School Main Hall from 7pm to 9pm. We understand that all six candidates will be attending. The Eighth AGM of Sustainable Crediton on ...

Photograph of the candidates at Crediton General Election Hustings, 2010
1st April 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 57

The theme of this newsletter is democracy. Political parties have started campaigning for May's general election and we have several opportunities over the next few weeks to have our say both locally and nationally. Public Transport Review Firstly, there is no doubt that we will feel the ...

2nd March 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 56

Well, our Pop Up Give and Take Shop in Crediton popped up on 6th Feb and then disappeared for the final time on Saturday afternoon 21st Feb. It was hard work but a phenomenal success with over 7,700 people coming through our doors in the 14 days we were open and over 7,000kg of goods finding g ...

12th February 2015

Sustainable Crediton February Update

Give and Take Shop The Give and Take Shop opposite Boots in Crediton High Street has been a resounding success. In just 5 days over 2000 people have visited the shop and over 3.5 tonnes of household goods and clothes have been given and much taken away. We have been on BBC Radio Devon and S ...

1st February 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 55

Welcome to Sustainable Crediton's monthly newsletter! Pop up Shop opens 6th February The Waste Action Group's 'Give and Take' Pop Up Shop on Crediton High Street begins this Friday 6th Feb at 10am, when it will be opened by Town Mayor Frank Letch. The shop is opposite Boots and you are we ...

Photograph of group from Sustainable Crediton at the Xmas Parade 2014
5th January 2015

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 54

Happy New Year 2015 to all Sustainable Crediton Supporters! The New Year is all about making resolutions. Would you like to get more involved in our activities? In this newsletter we have a number of specific opportunities for people to volunteer and help us. Pop Up Shop In February we ...