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Welcome to Sustainable Tiverton.

Sustainable Tiverton is part of the Transition Network, which inspires and supports communities to become more sustainable in the face of climate change – building resilience, supporting bio-diversity and reducing CO2 emissions. We encourage local projects that combat global warming and environmental damage; by supporting community groups to set up, run activities and events, get publicity, and work with others nearby.

Click here for our latest newsletter.

Click here for the Transition Network, for information, and ideas.

Our local councils have agreed to act on the Climate Emergency and we need to build up local action. Could you help? Please email info@sustainabletiverton.org.uk if you are interested in any of the following activities (and making new friends) and we will connect you. We are also looking for support with simple admin and social media for several of our groups, so please let us know if you can give even a little of your time.

Prevent food waste through: Community Cafe/Community Fridge/Apple juicing
Re-use domestic goods through: Repair cafes/Recycle for Free/Give or Take
Reduce plastic waste through: Single-Use Plastic Free Communities/Mass Unwraps
Conserve soil and nature through: Compost Training/Beekeeping/Tree planting
Burn less fossil fuel through: Energy Saving Clinics/Green Transport/Cycling

Dates for your diary

We include some events for your interest run by other organisations, hover for links to find out more……
Mon 12th August – Cycle Confidence Sessions
Tues 13th August – Drop in Energy Clinic @ CHAT Tiverton
Thurs 15th August – XR Tiverton planning meeting for Sept 20th
Mon 19th August – Cycle Confidence Sessions
6 – 8th September – National Permaculture Convergence, Oxfordshire
Sat 7th Sept – Repair Cafe Tiverton Library
Fri 20th Sept – Climate Strike Day Events in Tiverton
Sat 12th Oct – Repair Cafe Halberton
Sat 12th Oct – Apple Day Tiverton Pannier Market
Sat 26th Oct – Apple Day Sampford Peverell
Sat 9th Nov – Repair Workshop
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APPLE DAY DATES 2019

This year we are planning our first Tiverton Community Apple Day in the Pannier Market!
So we will have 2 events in October:

Tiverton Pannier Market               Oct 12th 10-3pm
Sampford Peverell Village Hall     Oct 26th 11-3pm

Both days will provide juicing for your own apples or community juice from unused orchards/trees. With refreshments, music and ‘apple-y’ activities.
It would be great to find more ‘unused’ apple trees in our area, if you know of any please get in touch so we can record them and arrange for picking.
And if you’d like to join in creating the juice (it’s fun!) or have a stall at the event please contact:
teresapointing@yahoo.com

Do you have something that needs repairing?
A group of volunteers meet regularly to repair small items.
Free of charge, donations welcome to cover costs.
Our next repair session is on September 7th.
Contact us to make arrangements to drop off and collect your items.
E-mail tivertonrepaircafe@outlook.com.

ENERGY ADVICE CLINICS

Free advice and energy saving info is available at the monthly drop-in energy advice clinic run by Exeter Community Energy, at the CHAT hub, on the 2nd Tuesday of each month between 10 & 12. If you need help or advice about tariffs and switching, discounts, saving energy, grants for heating and insulation,or smart meter advice, then just drop-in, No appointment required. Remember to bring your bills.

Rerooted Community Fridge is now open

It’s in the library – come and have a look!

The banana pudding was yummy

Kirsty

I think what you do is amazing, well done to each and every one of you. A list of ingredients and how to cook the meal would be good.

Rerooted Customer