Climate change and increasing energy costs will alter our way of life - how we work, shop, travel and live will need to adapt.
Transition Lostwithiel is about using our own creativity and talent to build a closer and more resilient community for everyone to enjoy. It's about making a transition from an unsustainable way of life to a sustainable one.
Fairtrade Fortnight 24th February-9th March visit the website
Gardeners Market - Saturday 29th March, Lostwithiel Community Centre: Free packet of seeds, Plants and pre-loved garden equipment, Stone carving demonstration, Willow weaving, Knives and blade sharpener, Plant a wildflower tile, Delicious food at the Kitchen Garden café, Town arboretum orchard project, Unique gifts for Mother’s day, Homemade cakes, Sewing bee ... and much more!
Woolly Wednesdays - from February 5th, Wednesdays 10-12. 2 Quay Street is about sharing skills, using resources, providing information and encouragement. Starting with an invitation to learn to knit/ get help with a woolly project/ learn new stitches/ understand patterns.. what does cf4cf2b mean?!/ help with charity knitting projects/ be inspired to break the rules and get creative. Expert help on hand, beginners welcome - bring whatever project you are working on (crochet, knitting, needlepoint - anything that involves wool!) or come just for inspiration. Drop in and have a nice cup of tea or coffee for a donation to Charity. Ring 01208 872962 for more info.
Lerryn School would like to extend more of their learning outside the classroom. Can you donate any if the following items:
- Old pipes
- Planks if treated wood
- A few logs to use for seating and or building blocks
- Small paving bricks (not heavy ones)
- Crates or anything that can be stacked
Any items gratefully received. If you have anything and are not sure if its suitable please contact the school to speak with Mathew Blunt on 01208 872620 or visit www.lerryn-cornwall.co.uk
Has your journey to work or college been disrupted by recent rail closures following winter storm damage? Why not car share with local residents. Advertise your journey to others and see who is travelling in your direction. Read more on the Lostwithiel website.
Philiknits - stage 1 - A new project to make delicious knitted items to sell for the Typhoon Appeal. Bring any wool you would like to donate to 2 Quay Street, where there will be a collection point and register your interest if you would like to help with the knitting. Look out for stage 2 .. the Lostwithiel special designs!
Lostwithiel's version of Freecycle... New wanted/ offers/ free to good home notice board at the Lostwithiel Community Centre - now available.