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. […]

Wildlife Sightings – January-March 2022

Spring begins in March (depending on which metereologist you are speaking to) – not sure that is the case in our area. We have certainly had some interesting weather during the winter months this year. There was only the slightest dusting of snow early in January, and February apparently completed the eighth mildest UK winter […]

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. […]

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 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 […]

TDEG Newsletter – November 2021

Dear TDEG Members – Our TDEG News for November includes our next meeting `Beavers are Back` on 24 November, as well as updates about our `Swap, don’t shop` event on 20 November, and all the latest news from our project groups. The colder months are upon us and, as we switch on our central heating, […]

TDEG Newsletter September 2021

I can’t believe it’s September already – where did the summer go?! I hope you all managed to get a bit of a break, even if you couldn’t fly abroad for a sunny summer holiday. Like many of you, we holidayed in the UK and had a great time exploring different towns and coastlines, and […]

“Adopt A Bird Feeder” Project

The numbers of many of our most loved birds are in steep decline, including Song Thrushes, Swifts, Lapwing, and House Sparrows. There are many reasons for this – agricultural change, urban development, and climate change.  But there are things we can all do to help our feathered friends. We can provide homes and food – […]

Plastic Free Chesterfield

– TDEG Whole Group Meeting – Wednesday 22nd September 2021 Andy Shelton, from Plastic Free Chesterfield, gave a talk on Zoom about how his community is progressing towards removing the use of single-use plastic (please click on the link below to see Andy’s full presentation).  Plastic Free Chesterfield – presentation Andy explained that the “Plastic […]