TDEG Whole Group Meeting – Helping Nature’s Recovery – 9 December, 2020

Our TDEG whole group meeting on Wednesday, 9 December, 2020, welcomed Dave Savage, Regional Manager for the Dark and White Peak, Derbyshire Wildlife Trust. Dave shared with us concerns about the global ecological crisis, as well as ways to help nature’s recovery in the future. Derbyshire Wildlife Trust have exciting plans concerning their own nature […]

TDEG November 2020 Update

Our latest update includes news about our next TDEG meeting, and all the action from our project groups. As we write this, we’re in the middle of another month long national lock down. It is challenging to keep a small community group going in these circumstances – but this is a minor thing in comparison […]

Wildlife Sightings – August – October 2020

So here we are at the end of October – and it feels like we are stuck in some sort of time loop – facing a four week lockdown again. Sadly the weather won’t be as good as last spring, but let’s enjoy any dry days during the autumn months, with some brisk walks and […]

TDEG Whole Group Meeting – 23 September 2020

Ashton Hayes – Carbon Neutral slides –  Around twenty of us met on Zoom to learn about an environmental village project in nearby Cheshire. We first heard about some of the news from our various project groups (more info here), followed by proposals to create a new collective of groups from a wider area across […]

TDEG September 2020 Update

What a year so far!  In terms of the environment, during this pandemic we’ve seen lots of positives and lots of negatives too – from cleaner air, quiet roads and an increase in wildlife sightings, to extreme weather, excess plastic and an increase in litter, we’ve seen it all! Let’s hope that businesses don’t simply […]

TDEG July 2020 Update

During lockdown, there has been no resting on our laurels!  On the contrary, we have been busy ‘zooming’, emailing and working behind the scenes on our mission to improve our local environment and make a positive difference to our community.   Of course, there have been pluses and minuses for TDEG during this time.  On the downside, we […]

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 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 Update September 2019

At the whole T&DEG meeting on the 25th September Faith Johnson, director of the Environmental Quality Mark, kindly agreed to speak about the EQM then about climate change. Environmental Quality Mark Businesses can apply for the Environmental Quality Mark to make their environmental credentials clear to customers thereby giving them a marketing edge with environmental […]

Tideswell & District Environment Group, July 2019

  Here’s an update following our first steering group meeting last week. Yes we have a name…. “Tideswell & District Environment Group,” chosen so that we can be clear of our purpose and to reflect that the group includes neighbouring villages. A range of possible logos were kindly offered by Howard Crowe. A logo depicting […]