2018


12th November 2018

Talk: Keeping Our Bees, and threats to them. By Simon O'Sullivan

Apologies for emailing again hard on the heels of the newsletter. The talk includes information about the threat posed by Asian Hornets, which have been increasingly evident in the hot summer we have just experienced. The Friends of Crediton Library have arranged this event which is on Wednesday ...


5th November 2018

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 97

Welcome to our November newletter: it hasn't been a great few weeks for sustainability, with some hard to digest news about the future prospects of so many species with which we share the planet; 60% of all vertebrates have been wiped out by human activity since 1970, according to the WWF. Some pos ...


18th October 2018

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 96

Welcome to the season of plenty, even of more than enough! Thanks to the fine autumn we have had an explosion in the ladybird population. I hope you have enjoyed this sight, and also enjoying the more edible aspects of Autumn! John Craythorne - for Sustainable Crediton ...


14th October 2018

Seminar: Tackling Rural Inequalities - Decarbonisation and Social Justice

This seminar is being held on 18 October by National Energy Action (NEA), a national charity working to end fuel poverty. The venue is the Mercure Exeter Rougement Hotel, Queen Street, Exeter EX4 3SP. Attendance at the seminar is free. The on-line booking form to attend is here. NEA has this to s ...


19th September 2018

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 95

Welcome back to Sustainable Crediton's newsletter. We have had a break during August, so this is a bumper edition including details of an important conference in Crediton on cutting food waste, updates on solar energy, news on how to get involved with Sustainable Crediton,and some yummy seasonal re ...


Photograph of Crediton Market Square
19th July 2018

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 94

Welcome to the July 2018 newsletter. Whilst we enjoy this glorious summer, it seems that the heatwave is being experienced widely across the northern hemisphere with record high temperatures reported from as far afield as Algeria, California, Georgia and Taiwan. Food for thought .... ...


11th July 2018

Visit to Exeter Energy from Waste plant

Members of Sustainable Crediton are offered the opportunity, via Crediton Town Council, to visit the Exeter Energy from Waste plant at Marsh Barton. Information about the plant can be viewed here on the County Council's website. The visit will take place on Wednesday, 25th July 2018. It starts at 1 ...


Photograph of the new Core Group by John Ross
11th June 2018

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 93

The Special General Meeting held on 21 May saw an enthusiastic response to the call for a new blood to become involved in Sustainable Crediton. Some 25 people attended and were keen for SusCred to continue its work. A new Core Group was elected as follows: Chair; Dee Ross: Treasurer; Esther Mann: ...


18th May 2018

Sustainable Crediton Special Annual General Meeting is This Monday

I'm sorry for a further email, but Monday's Special Annual General Meeting is critical for the continuation of Sustainable Crediton. Please come along to the meeting on Monday 21st May, 7:30pm at the Boniface Centre and see how you can become involved. Watch this video to see some of the great thi ...


7th May 2018

Sustainable Crediton Special General Meeting Notice and Newsletter

This email and newsletter are serving as the Notice to our Special Annual General Meeting (SAGM) to be held at the Boniface Centre at 7:30pm on the 21st May 2018. Details of the agenda can be found in the calendar of events and at this link. I'd like to thank very much the twenty or so individuals ...


Graphic outline of the pink flower which is the logo for Sustainable Crediton
10th April 2018

Sustainable Crediton is in Crisis

11 years ago Sustainable Crediton, then known as Crediton Climate Action, was started by a dedicated group of volunteers. It has flourished and grown during that time and become a respected force for good in the area. However most of the initial enthusiasts who started the organisation and have hel ...


3rd April 2018

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 92

With the national news full of issues regarding the use and abuse of personal information we would like to take this opportunity to reassure our members of our commitment to the privacy and security of any information you give to us. If you have registered with us, we store your email address so th ...


1st March 2018

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 91

Welcome to our March Newsletter. It was brilliant to see such a busy, vibrant and interesting Seed Share event in its new venue The Boniface Centre on the 24th February. We think it was our best Seed Share ever, with more stalls and a record attendance. The atmosphere was tremendous, the food at t ...


20th February 2018

10th Anniversary Sustainable Crediton Seed Swap

Now in its 10th year and growing in popularity every year, is our Seed Swap. It is taking place this coming Saturday, 24th February from 11am to 2pm in its new venue, the Boniface Centre. The event promises to be even bigger and better than its predecessors. The aim is to encourage people to enjoy ...


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1st February 2018

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 90

Welcome to February's newsletter. Our big event this month is our 10th annual Seed Share which is being held from 11am to 2pm at the Boniface Centre on the 24th February. We have a bigger venue which means we have lots more stalls including Orchards Live, Medicinal Forest, Bees, Devon Wildlife Tru ...


8th January 2018

Sustainable Crediton Newsletter Issue 89

Happy New Year 2018 to all Sustainable Crediton Supporters! David Attenborough's Blue Planet 2 TV series during December has done a fantastic job of raising environmental awareness particularly of plastic pollution. Attached is a link explaining how small changes you can make will make a huge diff ...