TDEG – Our Election Priorities & Questions for Candidates

Two Elections Tideswell & District Environment Group (TDEG) are aware that there are two important elections in the near future. On 2 May, there will be an election for the Mayor of the new East Midlands Combined Authority. At some point in the next twelve months, there will be a General Election. We wish to […]

How can we support our farmers to help nature?

Our TDEG meeting on 15 November focused on how we might support our local farmers to help nature recover.  We watched the fascinating film “Save Our Wild Isles – Hungry for Change”, followed by an excellent presentation from local farm and environmental consultant, Chloe Palmer, supported by Rosemary Furness (a local beef farmer) and Rebekah […]

TDEG Annual General Meeting 28 June 2023

Our AGM was held on Wednesday, 28 June, 7.30pm, in Fountain Square Church. The short AGM was followed by a presentation from the Travelling Light project. The AGM notes below do not contain full names. If any member would like a copy of the notes with full names, please contact us ( . TDEG AGM […]

TDEG Annual Report 2022-23

Our Annual Report celebrates all the activities undertaken by our project groups and their work with a wide range of partners in our local area, over the last year. Find out about the great initiatives from our new Cycling Group; the continuing success of the Repair Cafe; our work with local schools; activities to enhance […]

TDEG Meeting – “The Oil Machine” 26 April 2023

TDEG’s whole group meeting on 26 April presented the BBC Scotland documentary “The Oil Machine”, followed by a discussion about its implications and possible future actions for both our group and individuals. Jill Turner (a local financial adviser, with a focus on sustainable investments) introduced the film, stating it was released in 2022 and was […]

Doing Good with your Money – Ethical Savings and Investments

Most of us have some money in a bank account or saved with other financial institutions. Modern life appears to require a current bank account, at the very least. You may also have a savings account or ISA, and a pension fund – or even invest in stocks and shares. But do you know how […]


TDEG whole group meeting – 19th October 2022 Following the successful launch of the Repair Cafe in Tideswell earlier this year, it was felt that it would be good to hear about the work of the Restart Project, which was set up in London more than ten years ago.  This project focusses on repairing broken […]

TDEG Whole Group Meeting – 19 October 2022-The Restart Project

Everyone is welcome to our next TDEG Whole Group meeting on Wednesday, 19 October, 7.30-9.00pm, in the Fountain Square Church, Tideswell. Our speaker will be Fiona Dear, Co-Director of the Restart Project Following the recent successful launch of the Tideswell & District Repair Café, we will be hearing about the national and international repair movement. […]

TDEG Annual General Meeting 2022

Wednesday 15th June 2022 7.30pm Fountain Square Church   1.Welcome Lynn (as Chair) welcomed everyone to the AGM. 2. Presentation of the 2021-22 Annual Report Lynn said that the report had been sent out to all members, and was now on the website.  She said it had been a busy year, and highlighted: The successful […]

TDEG Annual Report 2021-22

Your TDEG Committee is delighted to present our Annual Report for 2021-22. Our project groups and members have achieved many great things over the last year. We hope you agree this summary demonstrates how much we can achieve when we work together. You can read the full Annual Report by clicking on the button below. […]