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 […]

Revamped Bicycle Maintenance Offer

TDEG’s Cycling Group is joining forces with Tideswell’s very own bike shop, Peak Tri Store (Unit 7b, Meverill Road), to offer a new and improved format for our Bicycle Maintenance Club. From Saturday 2 December 2023, bicycle maintenance sessions will be held at Peak Tri and have the following 2-part structure, to offer you both:– […]

Tideswell HEAT Hub

Do you want to find out how to improve energy efficiency in your home, save money and keep warm? Come along to the Tideswell HEAT Hub on Saturday 11 November. More details below. You can book on the event by clicking HERE .   Or find out more about the HEAT Hub HERE.

TDEG Newsletter – September 2023

Dear TDEG Friends – Autumn is now well and truly here, after a summer of bizarre and extreme weather, with some truly shocking consequences for communities around the globe. Other countries are increasingly active in developing green energy projects and ways of protecting biodiversity. So it is particularly disappointing that the UK government appears to […]

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 […]

Climate Action Group meeting – 28 March 2023

1 – In attendance: Sheelagh, Mandy, Gus, Carrie, Simon W, Bill, Judith, Simon D, Julia (note taker) 2 – Apologies: Sue, Deborah, Andrea, Sam 3 – Sheelagh presented a summary of where the CAG has got to after 3 years. Networking – Established many good working links with lots of organisations across the area including: […]

Bicycle Maintenance Club Launches!

Getting down to the nuts and bolts A quick wash and brush up Just a little tweaking here… The launch of our Bicycle Maintenance Club was a great success!! We opened up for business on Saturday, 1 April (some might say an interesting date for such an ambitious project) – but the afternoon went really […]

Going Wild – Nicky’s Hedgehog Heaven

– Hedgehog snuffling in a garden (British Hedgehog Preservation Society) – TDEG member, Nicky, shares her success in encouraging hedgehogs to her local garden. Just a few simple measures and Nicky and her partner have created a `hedgehog heaven’. In this post, Nicky shares their secrets and explains why she believes it is so important […]