TDEG AGM 2019-20 – 24 June 2020

Twenty members joined our AGM by Zoom on 24 June, followed by an excellent presentation from Ruth Strange (Ethical Consumer magazine) on the environmental impact of the fashion industry. We had some good group discussions after Ruth’s presentation. The notes of the AGM, Ruth’s presentation, and our group ideas are attached below. Download AGM Minutes […]

Ethical Consumer April Update

We continue to review and discuss product advice in the Ethical Consumer magazine. Please keep an eye on the Tideswell Ethical Consumer Group Facebook Page to keep up to speed with what’s happening in this area. One area our group recently focused on was fashion. Discussion outcomes can be seen on the group’s Facebook page.  […]

Climate Action group

We have invited Roz Lees, NT Ranger, to talk about Climate Action on the Peak District Moors at one of our future TDEG meetings. Andrea was out on the moors on Saturday planting sphagnum moss, as was Kathy on Sunday! We have produced a Spring Climate Action newsletter  (on recycled card to keep to hand) with […]

Wildlife Group April Update

We have obtained grant aid from both the Peak District National Park Authority and Derbyshire Dales District Council to help with the cost of swift boxes on 18 houses around Tideswell, Cressbrook, Windmill, Brushfield, and Bishop Pursglove Primary School. The first boxes were put up on 10 March, and the rest will follow later this […]

Recycling Group April Update

At the February TDEG meeting, the Recycling Group welcomed Anne Welch from DCC, who presented an engaging and informative talk and Q&A session for over 40 people on the theme of recycling. Look out for recycling tips from this talk in the Village Voice “Did You know?” section over the coming months. The recycling leaflet […]

Litter Picking April Update

We have had 4 successful litter picks to date, all taking place on a Sunday, meeting at the Pot Market at 2pm, from where we decide routes for the day. Litter pick sticks and bags have been supplied. So far, the weather has been really poor, so it has shown some great dedication and resilience […]

TDEG Update – April 2020

Catch up with what our project groups have been doing in these challenging times of weather extremes and a global pandemic.  It’s good to hear that TDEG is going strong and working hard to make a positive difference for future generations.  A big thank you to everyone involved in this work – every little helps! […]

TDEG Steering Group Minutes – 4 March 2020

TDEG Steering Group Minutes – 4 March 2020Present: Lynn Crowe, Rob Mitson, Andrea Mitson, Sheelagh Handy, Alice Overton, Suzanne Leckie, Bill Purvis, Steve Elliott, Jules Fell Apologies: Claire McKenzie, Josie Kilner, Richard Thorowgood, Sue Barber, Leonie Redfern 1. Matters arising – all actions from the Steering Group 11-12-2020 have been undertaken. 2. Officer reports Chair’s […]

TDEG January 2020 Update

Catch up with what our wonderful TDEG Project groups have been up to since our last full meeting in November. A big thank you to everyone involved in this work – for your part in making positive change happen! I look forward to seeing you on the 5th February at our next full meeting What’s […]

TDEG Steering group

TDEG Steering group (SG) notes 11.12.19 – Mid-term review 1. Attended: Andrea Mitson, Bill Purvis, Lynn Crowe, Richard Thorowgood, Rob Mitson, Sheelagh Handy, Steve Elliott, Suzanne Leckie.Apologies: Claire McKenzie, Judy Leden, Jules Fell, Leonie Redfern, Sara Price, Sue Barber. 2. Introductions: We welcomed Sheelagh Handy to the group (and to Tideswell). During introductions Sheelagh outlined […]