What we should START
25th January 2014

What should Sustainable Crediton do next?

Open Space Feedback SKILL SHARING Discussion concluded: Need a "bank" of skills- include wants and offers. Skills include simple tasks that people don't always appreciate are skills that others would be interested in e.g. sewing repairs, up to more complicated skills ...

28th November 2013

Spectacular Crediton Christmas Lights Switch on Parade

Sustainable Crediton will be joining in the spectacular Christmas lights "Switch on Parade" on Thursday 28th November. The parade of flags, local school children, dancers, snowflakes and local community groups, together with Father Christmas will leave St Lawrence Green at 6pm and walk down th ...

7th November 2013

Core Group Meeting

30th September 2013

Core Group Meeting

Picture of Peter Horton performing 'Gaia - the Cabaret!'
21st September 2013

Gaia theory explained in songs, sketches and surprises

A highly appreciative audience in excess of 40 folk had a wonderfully entertaining evening learning about Gaia Theory. Peter Horton performed songs, told stories and invited audience participation to show feats of human prowess during the 90 minute show which looked at how the dynamic systems ...

Cred Fest 2013
13th July 2013

Visit CredFest - over 90 local events throughout the summer!

From Saturday 1st June to Saturday 13th July Crediton will be THE place to be with over 90 events covering drama, music, sport, visual arts, literature, food, history & comedy. Don't miss out! Join in the fun! As part of the festival, Sustainable Crediton will be taking part in ...

7th July 2013

Treasure Hunt

Thanks to all of you who turned out on such a blisteringly hot Sunday morning! We collected £s for the Crediton Food Bank (unfortunately I was so caught up with marking all the answer sheets that I failed to notice how much but the buckets certainly rattled quite a bit!). Many thanks t ...

28th June 2013

Story of Sustainable Crediton's flag

How was the flag designed and who was involved. The Sustainable Crediton flag was designed by Paula Mossman, the facilitator of Sustainable Creditons Waste Action Group and Ann Thomson a Sustainable Crediton supporter and keen crafter, with help from Bridget one of the artists in residence. ...

29th May 2013

Sustainable Crediton has a flag flying at the Crediton Festival

Sustainable Crediton has a flag flying in Crediton High Street for the next 6 weeks as part of the CredFest Flag Festival. See if you can spot it ! Crediton Arts Centre organised the event which has seen two local artists co-ordinating the design and sewing of 40 flags representing local ...

Crediton festival 2013
8th May 2013

Be a volunteer at the Crediton Festival!

You will be given a festival T-Shirt to mark your role! First Aid training will also be available. If you would like to get involved with any aspect of the Festival either for part of one day, or more often then fill in the "Be A Volunteer" form and hand it in to Olivers Bakery. You will ...

30th April 2013

How can we improve our AGM?

Only 12 people attended this year's AGM. I know the weather was bad but we generally only get a few people. It would be really great if more people came along to celebrate what we have done in the past 12 months and discuss some ideas for what we might do in the following year. We are looki ...

29th April 2013

Sustainable Crediton Runners-up in the Prince of Wales Award

Sustainable Crediton were runners-up in the Prince of Wales Award which has been presented at the Devon County Show for over 30 years. The Award is open to community organisations, schools etc. which have, through their own initiative, brought about improvements to the lives of the rural popul ...

29th March 2013

Meet the Newly elected Core Group

At March's AGM Gerald Conyngham our Chair for the past 5 years stood down. John Skrine was elected to replace him. Gerald remains on the Core Group along with Charles Mossman (Vice Chair and newsletter editor), Anne Tucker (Treasurer), Linda Lever (Note Taker), Sarah Green, Dominic Doble, Kate ...

27th March 2013

A Flag for Sustainable Crediton

The next promotional tool to be developed for Sustainable Crediton is a flag. It will be created to fly in the High Street as part of the Crediton Festival in June and July 2013. The festival organisers are hoping that at least 40 flags representing different shops and organisations in Credito ...

21st March 2013

2013 Annual General meeting

. MINUTES OF SUSTAINABLE CREDITON ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING Present: Gerald Conyngham [Chair], Charles Mossman [Vice-chair], Anne Tucker [Treasurer], Linda Lever [Minutes Secretary], Sarah Green, Kate Povey, John Skrine and Dominic Noble [Core Group members], Laura Conyngham, Dee Ross, Chris ...

26th February 2013

Advertise with us

Free Advertisements Any supporter of Sustainable Crediton can place a post in our virtual Market-Place for free. These adverts will only be displayed to our registered supporters when they Login. To place an advertisement, just send me the text, picture and contact details you would like ...

20th February 2013

'Shrinking the giant hamster: how we can be better off without growth.'

Around 35 people attended Simon's stimulating talk. Simon explained that we are already using 1.5 times the Earth's resources to maintain our current economic lifestyle. However all the world's economies are advocating growth economics as the way ahead. With an average growth forecast by tra ...

18th January 2013

Social Evening with film "In Transition 2"

'In Transition 2.0' Over twenty people attended on a terribly wet evening to enjoy this film and a few drinks. The film was followed by a discussion about the film. ...

Logo for Greenpeace
5th January 2013

Chasing Ice Movie: Exeter Picture House

The Picture House in Exeter is showing the film 'Chasing Ice' next Saturday 5th Jan at 16:10. The film is a documentary about climate change and glaciers. There will be a Greenpeace and a Friends of the Earth Stall. It costs £8.50, if you are interested you may wish to book a ticket as about ...

30th December 2012

Message from Gerald Conyngham

Looking at the latest newsletter and our revamped website, I feel there is a lot we can feel proud of in Sustainable Crediton and that a lot has been achieved in 2012. It may not always seem that way but we have all worked hard and there are lots of good new initiatives emerging eg the Credi ...