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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.


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 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!

Woolly Wednesdays - every Wednesday at 2 Quay Street 10 -12. Bring your knitting or crochet – meet for a knit, natter, cup of tea or coffee and piece of homemade cake - £2 per person – booking not required just turn up! 

Lostwithiel Rug Hookers - Long Room, Community Centre, every Tuesday 10.00am to 12.30pm. £2 per session. More info.



Stop hidden fees - sign the petition to stop banks and brokers hiding fees in foreign exchanges.

Lostwithiel Forum has created a fantastic guide to day excursions from Lostwithiel to all over Cornwall on public transport - these will be gradually updated with visitor information and when timetables change..

Apple Day and launch of the Devon and Cornwall Food Association Food Hub took place 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 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.

Lostwithiel's version of Freecycle... New wanted/ offers/ free to good home notice board at the Lostwithiel Community Centre - now available.

Bus timetable for all of Lostwithiel bus routes