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Transition Lostwithiel

TRANSITION LOSTWITHIEL

LostwithielClimate 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.

If you live in the local community, contact us to share your ideas or take part in projects. Join the mailing list to keep updated, or watch this space.

COMING UP:

Plant Swap - every Saturday morning (unless it's torrential) until Sep/Oct. Come and swap your extra seedlings or cuttings... pick up a plant or seeds for a donation.

Badger forest school - woodland activities daily for 0 - 99 year olds at Cardinham woods until 28th August

Cornwall’s first Green Film Festival, being launched by Cornwall Film Festival in St Ives from 16-20th September 2015. Territory will highlight key green and sustainability issues; bringing together environmentalists, politically active community groups, special interest groups, film enthusiasts, community film clubs and film makers from across the region for a five day festival anchored by screenings from some of the best local, national and International film producers.

Eco-roundhouse building - The eco-build has a roof - work will be continued on it and the roof planted in the Autumn so look out for the call for volunteers .. if you have any sedums please bring to Plant Swap or donate straight to the school

73rd Annual Produce Show  - Saturday 12th September at Lostiwthiel Community Centre. To be opened at 2.30pm by The Worshipful The Mayor of Lostwithiel Councillor Pam Jarrett. Doors open at 2.00pm. Plant and produce - bring and buy stall all afternoon. Presentation of prizes at 4.00pm.

 

 

WHAT'S NEW:

It's Our World - a celebratory platform for nation's future custodians (aged 4-19)  to speak out for positive environmental action through art www.itisourworld.org.uk The closing date is 20 November. Upload your picture to take part!

Phili Knits - we received a thank you message and certificate! If you have any spare wool please drop it into 2 Quay St.

Toms Sawmills have another load of bark for free … just ring 01208 872238 to arrange pick up …..small and largish pieces but soon break down in the sun/rain.

Perennial Harvest Gardening Club - a mid Cornwall members non for profit club enabling families to support one another in their growing endeavours. Email them for more info

Tree register  - We wanted to build on our community orchard but couldn't find any publicly accessible land where we could get permission to plant trees. So we've come up with a Plan B: donate productive trees to people who live in Lostwithiel and keep a Tree Register. It means we have a more productive trees in the area and people can bring any surplus produce to the Plant Swap