SPECIAL EVENT: 10-MILE COMMUNITY FEAST

Posted by on Jun 15, 2017 in Events | No Comments
SPECIAL EVENT: 10-MILE COMMUNITY FEAST

A special 10-Mile Community Feast is being held in Belmont Park, Exeter, on 1st July 2017 as part of Newtown Community Association’s 30 year Anniversary celebrations. The feast has been created by Transition Exeter and supported by Exeter Pound and Love Local Food. The feast is inspired by the ’10 Mile Dinners’ initiative which Transition […]

COUNTY COUNCIL HUSTINGS

Posted by on Apr 23, 2017 in Events | No Comments
COUNTY COUNCIL HUSTINGS

Join Transition Exeter on Thursday 27th April at Exeter Community Centre for a chance to hear from and question local County Council candidates. Devon County Council influences planning and development, provision of social care,  transport, highways, infrastructure spending, health and well-being, education, recycling and much more. Questions can be sent in advance to fairandsustainable3@gmail.com – those […]

OPEN MEETING: NATURE + BREXIT

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Events | No Comments
OPEN MEETING: NATURE + BREXIT

Leaving the EU means both threats and opportunities for protecting a clean green environment, and thriving farms forests and fisheries. Even if a UK Act transfers EU rules into UK law, the enforcement mechanisms won’t come with them, and they will be at risk of repeal by those who see protecting nature as a burden. […]

RETHINKING POWER, REMAKING CONNECTION

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Events | No Comments
RETHINKING POWER, REMAKING CONNECTION

We live in a time of upheaval, with the Brexit campaign and referendum and Trump’s election, growing inequality and environmental damage. This event offers space to speak our reactions, fears and hopes and listen to one another, perhaps to listen to ourselves; and to share inspirations and ways to resource ourselves in difficult times. The […]

CRISIS IN DEMOCRACY

Posted by on Mar 30, 2017 in Opinion | No Comments
CRISIS IN DEMOCRACY

Gill from Transition Exeter argues that working to improve democratic processes in our democratic system could be vital for protecting our environment and suggests an initiative… Are we losing more than we’re winning?  Transition Exeter wants to see Exeter transitioning towards a low carbon and socially just society; however more is being invested in roads […]

BIG SHIFT CAMPAIGN

Posted by on Feb 18, 2017 in Events | No Comments
BIG SHIFT CAMPAIGN

The Big Shift Campaign, organized by Christian Aid, aims to clean up the way high street banks invest our money so that it isn’t causing climate change. Whether we like it or not, it is finance that will either generate the low-carbon energy we need or lock us into a high-carbon future. At the moment, our money […]

HELP ORGANISE A FEAST

Posted by on Feb 8, 2017 in Events | No Comments
HELP ORGANISE A FEAST

We are pleased to announce an exciting new opportunity for someone to become a Part-time Organizer for our Big Lottery-Funded Community Feast this summer, which will celebrate local food, engage communities and promote our fantastic local food producers. The project for a 10-mile community feast has been designed by Transition Exeter and will be delivered in […]

EVENT: EXETER REPAIR CAFE

Posted by on Feb 5, 2017 in Events | No Comments
EVENT: EXETER REPAIR CAFE

Following on from the success of the 9 REPAIR IT events held last year in Devon, we are pleased to announce that a new Exeter Repair Café will be launched on 18 February 2017 at St Sidwell’s Community Centre. To find out more about future similar events or to volunteer your skills, please get in touch with […]

INNER TRANSITION RELAUNCH

Posted by on Feb 5, 2017 in Events | No Comments
INNER TRANSITION RELAUNCH

The first meeting of the relaunched Inner Transition took place on January 12th. We saw it as a chance to support each other in fulfilling our needs in sustainable, nurturing and enjoyable ways without the acquisition of unnecessary Stuff, and in avoiding burnout in our activism. The following notes were written about the meeting: The Inner […]

9 REPAIR IT EVENTS IN 2016

Posted by on Feb 5, 2017 in Events | No Comments
9 REPAIR IT EVENTS IN 2016

Can you REPAIR IT? Yes you can! Volunteers at community events across Devon and Torbay have repaired dozens of broken electrical items this autumn as part of an initiative to reduce waste. From September to November nine repair events were held, one in every district and Torbay, giving members of the public the chance to have electrical […]