2017


30th September 2017

MDDC Home Improvement Loans

Wessex Resolutions CIC are working with Mid Devon District Council to offer low cost home improvement loans to MDDC residents. View this short animation for more details. Contact Ellie Lister on 01823 461099 This paper gives more background to the new scheme. ...


6th September 2017

Invitation to a Consultation: Progress on Building the New Economy in Devon

Purpose of Consultation There will be a presentation of the findings from the scoping study that is being carried out over the summer. The study has been commissioned by the Devon New Economy Initiative, of which the purpose statement is here attached. Gill Westcott and Isabel Carlisle will repor ...


23rd August 2017

Devon New Economy Initiative: Towards secure livelihoods and well being for all

Work is going on to explore the idea of a Devon wide organisation to promote different ways of organising our economy. Gerald Conyngham from Sustainable Crediton has been convening this group which includes the previous Director of the New Economics Foundation Stewart Wallis who now lives in Devon ...


1st April 2017

£6000 Consultancy Work on Offer

The Devon new economy working group has obtained funding to employ someone to carry out a short piece of consultancy work over the next few months. The details are attached if you are interested, ie job description and background paper. Background Paper Job Description If you would like to dis ...


4th March 2017

Doing It Ourselves: Forum for a New Local Economy

. "Doing it ourselves" - Forum for a New Local Economy We all know we're in a unique historical moment - Brexit, shifting international politics, a weakening Pound and massive economic uncertainty across the world. Against this background, we're already facing rising challenges across Devon and ...


22nd February 2017

An Audience with Sir Tim Smit

You are invited to a talk by Sir Tim Smit about his vision for J27. Please come along with your questions. We look forward to seeing you. Although the event is free, booking is advisable via Eventbrite. Tim Smit of the Eden Project has teamed up with Westwood developments in a plan to redevelop ...