Tideswell’s new Repair Café – helping both the planet and your purse!

A new Repair Café launches in May for residents of Tideswell and District. The aim of the Café is to encourage more people to repair broken household items rather than replacing them with new. This will help save the planet’s resources, reduce the number of items going to landfill sites, and help people save money. […]

Repair Café – Frequently Asked Questions

What is a Repair Café? Repair Cafés help people to get stuff fixed for free – stuff that might otherwise lie unloved at the back of a cupboard or end up in landfill when it could be brought back to life. You either come and fix it yourself or get the help and advice of […]

Queen’s Jubilee Special Tree Planting Day

Tree planting on the Cliffe, Tideswell, with the Climate Pathfinders Youth Forum Our tree stall – with the Scouts’ `tree of benefits` (Inside Out Photography) Planting behind Litton School Our special tree planting day on 20 March, to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee, was a great success. Well done to everyone involved. We estimate we planted […]

TDEG Whole Group Meeting 2.3.22

  PRESENTATION BY THE RENEWABLE ENERGY ENTERPRISE (TREE)   Our Spring whole group meeting was organised by the Climate Action Group, who arranged for David Todd and Josh Hunt from The Renewable Energy Enterprise (TREE) to give us a presentation.    TREE’s mission is to reduce our carbon footprint.  They work mostly in private homes, although […]

Queen’s Jubilee Tree Planting – Exciting News!

Exciting News! We have been offered free trees and hedgerow shrubs to launch our Queen’s Jubilee tree planting project on 20 March. Free trees will be available for collection on Sunday, 10am-12.30pm, 20 March, behind St. John’s Church in Tideswell. There will also be advice on offer about planting trees.  Trees can be planted anywhere […]

TDEG Committee Notes – Wednesday 16 February 2022

Present:  Lynn, Jules, Sue, Laura B, Sheelagh, Deborah 1. Apologies:  Andrea, Rob, Suzanne, Steve, Josie, Laura S Members present introduced themselves to Laura B. 2. Chair:  Lynn 3. Notes of the last meeting https://tdeg.org.uk/tdeg-committee-meeting/ approved.  4. Actions arising : Bishop Pursglove School: Andrea has approached Rosie, a member of staff, who is happy to be our […]

TDEG Newsletter – February 2022

It may still be winter, but there has been a lot going on in TDEG!  Our February newsletter contains information about the next whole group meeting on 2 March, our new Queen’s Green Canopy tree planting project, as well as updates from the different project groups. If you’d like to find out more about any […]

Climate Action Group meeting 12 Jan 22

Date & time  Wednesday, 12 January 2022 19.45 to 21.00  ACTIONS/NEXT STEPS  Chair  Julia   Note taker  Sheelagh  Attendees  Neil, Andrea, Chris, Dave, Josh, John,  Kath, Bill, Kelda, Kirstin, Ben, Rob, Sue, Faith    Apologies  Claire, Lynn  Mins of last meeting  Approved  Neil and Bill  Matters arising  None    Actions from last meeting  Retrofit Home Energy Research and […]

Wildlife Sightings – October-December 2021

Autumn can be such a beautiful season, and the weather in our area can certainly bring surprises. Whilst October was relatively benign, I think everyone was surprised by the heavy snowfall at the end of November. Combined with some stunning sunrises at the same time, many local residents captured some lovely views of our surrounding […]

Species List 2021

These are all the species recorded by our members in 2021. You can read about all of these in our various quarterly blogs (see our Wildlife Blogs page for the complete set). Do keep sending us your sightings, whether common or rare. We’d like to celebrate the wonderful wildlife in our local area. You can […]