30th November 2017

Nine Years of Plastic bag free Crediton

Yes it is hard to believe that just over nine years ago Crediton became an almost plastic bag free town following a ten month long campaign to persuade our High Street businesses to give up single use plastic bags. Most of the independent businesses did agree to change their policy on giving out fr ...

31st October 2017

UK to introduce ‘world’s strongest’ ban on plastic microbeads

Plastic microbeads used by the cosmetics industry are to be banned by the UK government in an effort to eliminate the harmful impact they have on both marine ecosystems and human health. Exfoliating scrubs, shower gels and toothpaste are among the products affected by the decision, which followed ...

30th September 2017

Can you help organise this year's Christmas Tree Festival

Two requests for help about the fantastic Crediton Christmas Tree Festival held in the Parish Church on 7th - 10th December. Firstly, Sustainable Crediton are having a tree. Volunteers are needed to help decorate the tree at the beginning of December. If you have any ideas for a theme for the tree ...

23rd September 2017

Transition Groups Regional Workshop

This day workshop has been developed out of work carried out in London and the South East where groups came together and co-designed a functioning regional network. This network developed through using a series of exercises to come up with ideas and plans and it is these exercises that form the bas ...

30th August 2017

Dormant Core Group

Sustainable Crediton's Core Group, the volunteers who manage the organisation, has currently only five members. Two of those members have some health issues and are taking some time out, at least until the New Year. Sadly the Core Group has decided that as a committee we will go into a "dormant" ph ...

31st July 2017

Core Group Meeting

22nd June 2017

A Song for Sustainable Crediton

Ian Beech and Tim King wil be performing our "Song for Sustainable Crediton" at their "Poetry Island" CredFest event at the Crediton Community Bookshop. Further details on the Credfest website. ...

5th June 2017

General Election 2017 Hustings

Come along to hear our General Election candidates answer questions from members of the audience To submit a question for consideration please email m.baptist@qe.devon.sch.uk by 5pm Friday 2nd June Free entry, refreshments available from 6pm Doors open 6pm, please arrive by 6.30pm, to be seat ...

22nd May 2017

Core Group Meeting

24th April 2017

Core Group Meeting

2nd April 2017

Crediton's Got Talent at Credfest

Following on from our song writing evening some lyrics have been made, and anyone with musical or poetic talents can contact Sarah Green (see panel on the right) if they would like to perform at Crediton's Got Talent during Credfest. The lyrics to the Sustainable Crediton song are available here. ...

25th March 2017

Support Earth Hour on 25 March

What Is Earth Hour? It is an annual global celebration where people switch off their lights for one hour to show they care about the future of our planet. Act now to protect our amazing planet. Sign up to Earth Hour and show you support action on climate change. For more details see WWF Earth ...

23rd March 2017

Important developments in Crediton

There are two major developments in Crediton taking place at the moment. Pedlarspool/Creedy Bridge site - planning application by Gleesons to build 330 homes, including a travellers site and primary school Details found under the planning application and associated documents. There are 45! attac ...

20th March 2017

Core Group Meeting

6th March 2017

Energy Future Talk and Annual General Meeting

TALK: Our Energy Future: bright or dim? Simon Tytherleigh gave a stimulating talk on the future of renewable energy, citing evidence that shows that solar PV & other green technologies are increasing at a far greater rate than expected and are increasingly offering the cheapest form of off-pea ...

20th February 2017

Core Group Meeting

3rd February 2017

Is your newsletter being Junked?

A couple of our members have recently reported that they haven't received their monthly newsletter from us ... yet we have definitely sent it to them. The problem is that most email services now-a-days have automated systems for determining what is 'spam' or 'junk' email and may hide or not delive ...

23rd January 2017

Core Group Meeting

7th January 2017

Musicians Wanted For Sustainable Composition

Download the lyrics for our 'Sustainable Crediton Song!'. You are invited to set the lyrics to music, creating your version of the song to perform yourselves and for Sustainable Crediton to use freely at CredFest 2017 and beyond. Following the original idea of Pete Mason, the lyrics were composed ...