2017


1st November 2017

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 87

Welcome to November's newsletter. We have several events this month, some in conjunction with our partners in Community Action Groups Devon (CAG Devon). Our Hedgerow Group has commenced coppicing near Morchard Bishop and has two work parties this month. The Pig Club restarts with an open meeting on ...


2nd October 2017

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 86

We've done clothes swaps, plastic collections, give and take shops. So, what next? You are invited to a Waste Action Group meeting at the East Town Cafe in Crediton on Monday 16th October between 7pm and 9pm to have a coffee and help tbe group move forward with new projects. Look forward to seei ...


19th September 2017

Grubs Up Crediton!

There is no such thing as a free lunch, until now that is ! Free lunches will be served in the Boniface Centre, Crediton on Saturday 30th September from 12:30pm. The Waste Action Group is running a surplus food cafe using surplus food from local businesses, supermarkets and seasonal garden produc ...


1st September 2017

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 85

Welcome to our September newsletter. There are several events this month. The first is on the 3rd September when Naomi Wright will be leading a blackberry picking forage from Shobrooke Church at 2pm. Next up on the 6th September is a meeting in Exeter organised by Gerald Conyngham to explore the id ...


3rd July 2017

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 84

We were very sad to hear of the demise of the Plough and Share Credit Union during June. Many of our members had worked as volunteers at the Credit Union and it was a real shock to learn that it had closed it's doors. Somerset Savings and Loans have announced that they can accept new members from D ...


1st June 2017

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 83

Welcome to June's newsletter. There is lots going on in Crediton this month... The Give and Take event is taking place today at the Methodist Church Hall from 10am to 4pm until Saturday 3rd June. Tea, coffee & cakes will be served all day so do come along - you may even find yourself a bargain ...


25th May 2017

Event Reminder: Give & Take 31st May, Hustings 5th June

Another Give & Take event, this time organised by the Methodist Church will take place from Wednesday 31st May to Saturday 3rd June 10am to 4pm in the Methodist Church hall, Union Road, EX17 3AW. Bring along any unwanted items or come along and find something useful. GIVE any re-usable househo ...


picture of honeybee
2nd May 2017

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 82

Bee friendly! This month we're giving away 12 packets of bee-friendly wildflower seeds! Click here to claim your packet, but bee quick! And with election fever here again don't forget to vote tomorrow, on 4th May - our local elections may not get the big publicity of the national event next month ...


3rd April 2017

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 81

There are two major Crediton housing developments in the planning pipeline amounting to over 400 new homes. If you do not agree with these developments it is vitally important that you submit your own personal objections to the planning applications. This article tells you how. The food group is m ...


1st March 2017

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 80

Top of the bill at the Energy Future Talk and AGM at 7.30 pm on Monday 6th March at The Lamb Inn Sandford is Simon Tytherleigh, a popular local speaker on green issues. He will ask is our Energy Future: bright or dim? Simon will explain that there are some extraordinary contradictions in energy pol ...


15th February 2017

Event Reminder: Seed Share this Saturday, Energy Talk & AGM 6th March

Sustainable Crediton Seed Swap is on the 18th February from 11am - 2pm at The Old Town Hall, High Street, Crediton, EX17 3LF. The seed share is now in our ninth year and growing in popularity every year. Come and try locally saved seeds or heritage seeds and learn about Seed Saving. The 2017 seed ...


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3rd February 2017

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 79

Do come and join us at Crediton's annual Seed Share taking place on Saturday 18th February from 11am to 2pm at the Old Town Hall in Crediton. Musicians are wanted for our Sustainable Crediton song to be performed at Credfest this year. And finally a reminder that the Mid Devon Local Plan review c ...


24th January 2017

Sustainable Crediton 2017: What would you like to do?

Thanks for being a Sustainable Crediton supporter! We are currently planning our events for 2017 and would be enormously grateful if you could spare a couple of minutes to take our quick survey so we can be sure to organise events which interest you. The survey is totally anonymous (although you ...


9th January 2017

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 78

Happy New Year 2017 to all Sustainable Crediton Supporters ! Isn't it amazing that Sustainable Crediton is ten years old in 2017? Ten years of practical work to make Crediton, and Mid Devon, more fit for a sustainable future. We are planning to have a big celebration later this year and you can he ...