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.
North Cornwall Book Festival - Daymer Bay and St Endellion, 24th October-26th October
Lanterns Lanterns Lanterns - the Business Group has arranged to work with artists from ARTiculate for this year's Dickensian Night.
- THE BIG MAKE Duchy Nursery have generously offered their workshop for the artists to build BIG lanterns with a Victorian theme that will be paraded on Dickensian Night and then displayed throughout the festive period. The artists will be building the structure then volunteers will spend a day covering it with tissue. If you want to get involved, get in touch!
- FREE LANTERN WORKSHOP Sunday Dec 7th 10-4 - a chance for anyone to build individual lanterns for the parade on Dickensian Night. It's FREE but spaces are limited and you must book a place - email firstname.lastname@example.org or ring 01208 873242
Swishes will be held at the Community Centre on the last Saturday of the month throughout the summer from 10.30 - 12. For £2 you can swap items of clothing from your wardrobe that you no longer wear, don’t like or don't fit and pick up clothes that you will wear, do like and will wear!
Lostwithiel Rug Hookers - Long Room, Community Centre, every Tuesday 10.00am to 12.30pm. £2 per session. More info.
Apple Day and launch of the Devon and Cornwall Food Association Food Hub at the Community Centre on 11th October
Tempus Leisure, a government funded charity, are offering over 50s free swimming and other fitness activities … just go along to Dragon Centre and sign up for a BREEZE card and then there are loads of free activities through until December. Email email@example.com or ring 01208 75715
Plant Swap - we've now ended Plant Swap, and it's been a wonderful thing this year. Thanks to the volunteers and people who support it. See pictures of our donated polytunnel which will be used to bring plants on for next year.
Lostwithiel Leaf Litter project - if you need mulch for beds or trees this Autumn there's some available from this amazing project. It's great for plants AND it's helped prevent flooding in Lostwithiel.
Cornwall ScrapStore at Pool is moving - From 1st September 2104 Cornwall ScrapStore will be open at Carrick Business Centre Annexe, Commercial Road, Penryn TR10 8AR. The ScrapStore will be open between 10am-5pm on Monday and Tuesday each week. from this date.
Lostwithiel's version of Freecycle... New wanted/ offers/ free to good home notice board at the Lostwithiel Community Centre - now available.