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17th November 2012

Community Bookshop Share Launch

Read all about the launch of the share issue for Crediton Community Bookshop at this link. ...

9th November 2012

Explore the co-operative approach to working, living and learning.

Find out about one of the fastest growing business sectors in the UK. This event, organised by Co-operatives South West and The Fruit Tree for Business, is for young people, teachers, policymakers and co-ops to explore the benefits of a co-operative approach to working, living, learning. ...

26th October 2012

Totnes Costa Free

Costa Coffee, after winning planning permission, has decided not to set up shop in Totnes after a strong local campaign which gathered 5,700 signatures for its petition. A huge victory for local people. All credit to them, and respect to Costa for seeing the light. Read all about it at th ...

13th October 2012

Talk and discussion: economic systems, justice and the planet

Talk and Panel Discussion on Economic Systems, Justice and the Planet with speakers: Stewart Wallis (Director, New Economics Foundation), Symon Hill (Associate Director, Ekklesia), and Maud Grainger (Woodbrooke College) The New Economics Foundation, of which Stewart Wallis is Director, ...

27th September 2012

Community Bookshop Launch 17 November

Learn more about plans to make the Crediton Community Bookshop a hub for all kinds of bookish activity including events, reading groups and writing groups; it will be a place to showcase local literary talent, to interact through social media and, above all, to find friendly, knowledgeable ser ...

19th September 2012

Credit Union Opens

The latest branch of the Plough and Share Credit Union opened on Saturday 15th September in Crediton. Carol Carpenter, a seasoned Plough and Share Volunteer said: "Crediton volunteers! What an exciting morning. We almost joined two new members to P and S before we even unlocked the front do ...

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30th August 2012

Credit Union Opening on 15 September

People who live in and near Crediton and need short-term credit will have a real alternative to expensive loans from door-step and internet lenders from 15 September, when Plough and Share Credit Union's access point opens, run by Sustainable Crediton volunteers. A £500 loan at Plough & ...

15th August 2012

A Victory for the Robin Hood Tax


On 1 August 2012 France proved that Governments can say yes. 

Yes to asking the financial sector to pay its fair share. And yes to giving money to help those who need it most.

The tiny tax of 0.2% will raise hundreds of millions a year from the financial sector and will, in part, be used to tackle global poverty.

6th August 2012

Credit Union August News

Plans for Plough & Share's new access point in the town, coordinated by Sustainable Crediton, are right on track following our public meeting on 12 July. Over a dozen people have now volunteered to help actively with the project - and there are plenty of other supporters. Seven people ...

20th July 2012

Move your money and bank on something better

Move your Money UK campaign:

Half a Million People Have Already Moved their Money. Join them.


12th July 2012

CU Open Meeting

Initial Open Meeting for setting up a service point for a Credit Union in Crediton, getting all interested parties together and discuss roles for volunteers. ...

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2nd June 2012

Credit Union

We hope to hold a public meeting in the near future about setting up a branch of the 'Plough and Share' Credit Union. For latest developments contact us. ...