1st December 2016
As the end of 2016 is approaching rapidly, our thoughts
naturally turn to seasonal celebrations. Don't forget the Crediton Christmas Tree
Festival starting this Thursday 1st December and running 'til
Sunday at Crediton Parish Church. We have a tree decorated by the
Food Group this year. It has a un ...
1st November 2016
Welcome to November's Sustainable Crediton Newsletter. We have
had a very busy October with three big events to organise. In case
you didn't attend the song writing extravaganza, Give & Take Shop or Repair It event, you can catch up on
what happened in our "In Case you missed it" section below. ...
3rd October 2016
Welcome to our latest newsletter
We have three major events for this month:
For the Love
of ... For our next informal event we're doing something a
bit different ... As part of Climate Action Week, Ian Beech is
going to help us write a song! No musical knowledge required (but
much appreciated if ...
1st September 2016
Welcome to September's Newsletter. We have two events planned
for this month.
The Food Group is running a workshop entitled " Seed Saving Made Easy" on Thursday
the 8th September at Sandford Congregational Church from 7:30 to
9pm. It is suitable for beginners and experts alike and whilst
being soc ...
1st August 2016
Welcome to the August Sustainable Crediton Newsletter. This
August is a quiet month for our activities as our groups tend to
have a well earned rest. However both the Core Group and the Waste
Action Groups are planning events for October.
Did you see Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's War on Waste prog ...
1st July 2016
The result is in - we are leaving the EU.
However we must now make sure the UK doesn't water down
environmental safeguards we've inherited from the European Union.
Instead we must improve standards in order to protect our green and
pleasant land. Future generations deserve no less. Our priority
22nd June 2016
... And if you're still not sure which way to go here's a
summary of what a few of our local people said at our EU Referendum
Mary Quicke spoke about a recent report from
the NFU which had found that in only 2 out of 9 possible scenarios
would farmers be better off if we came out of the EU ...
1st June 2016
Our big event this month, the EU Referendum
Debate, is taking place on Monday 6th June at QE Upper School
at 7:30pm. Rather than making this a political event we want
to focus on the implications of staying in or coming out of the EU
from a local perspective. Speakers are: Mary Quicke on Farming, S ...
12th May 2016
At next Monday's AGM on the 16th May in the informal
setting of the skittle alley at the Crediton Inn, Sustainable
Crediton will be celebrating our activities and achievements over
the last year with a look forward to the future. The evening starts
at 7.30 p.m. with complimentary wine, soft drinks ...
3rd May 2016
We have an amazing and ambitious four weeks of activities coming
up. Something to appeal to everyone we hope. Please do come along
to one or all of the events and support us in what we are
Find out about what we are doing generally at our exhibition in Crediton
Library throughout May. Come ...
25th April 2016
On Tuesday 3rd May, Imogen Hallam will be giving an illustrated talk on
"Join us for an evening talk
introducing the topic of honey bees and their lifecycle, the plants
they love and some of their fascinating ways.
I've been keeping bees for over four
seasons now and the craft and the creatu ...
19th April 2016
Sincere apologies for the extremely short notice of this email
but we've just heard that there is to be a public consultation
meeting this afternoon on the Wellparks development.
The meeting will be held at the Boniface Centre between
3.30pm and 7pm.
This is an important opportunity to engage
4th April 2016
For me this is the time of year when the whole world seems to
come back to life and I am pleased to say that a new
Sustainable Crediton Group has put down its roots and is beginning
to emerge with the spring sunshine. I'm referring to The Pig Club
and you can read more below!
Coming up in May are ...
1st March 2016
Welcome to the March newsletter.
Esther is Community Recycling Heroine
Esther Mann, Waste Action Group coordinator accepted the
Community Recycling Hero Award from Recycle Devon for leading the
organisation of the Pop Up Shops in 2015. Read more below.
Seed Share the Best Ever
It was brilliant ...
24th February 2016
The Crediton Pig Club is well under way for 2016, set up with
the help of Sustainable Crediton Food Group. We are now ordering
some super Oxford Sandy and black traditional breed piglets to be
reared by local small holders this year. Freezer ready pork
joints and other products will be collected in ...
14th February 2016
Seed Share, High Street Open as usual
We will be having our annual Seed Share in the Old
Town Hall, Searle Street from 11am to 2pm this coming Saturday,
20th February. Do come and join us and find seeds to grow, saved by
local gardeners together with heritage seeds from the Heritage Seed
1st February 2016
Welcome to February's Newsletter.
Our Waste Group Co-ordinator Esther Mann is on the
shortlist for the Recycle Devon new People's Choice Award for her
work in organising two pop-up shop events last year in Crediton. We
would very much appreciate your vote for her. All you have to
do is to click on ...
4th January 2016
Happy New Year 2016 to all Sustainable Crediton Supporters!
We have reason to be optimistic because of the historic agreement made in Paris with the
ambition to keep global temperature rises below 1.5 degrees.
However the deal will require people-power from organisations like
ours to make politici ...