Category: News

News and reports about events and community in and around Totnes in Devon

A call for help on the Greek Islands

We’re raising money to buy fishing kits for refugee families on some of the Greek islands most effected by the crisis. We fly out there on the 27th February to distribute fishing rods, lines, hooks and all the kit needed, to refugee parents struggling to feed malnourished children in the overcrowded camps in the Greek…

Two sides to every story: Dartington Trust

20th February 2020 The Dartington Trust are currently receiving a large amount of criticism over plans to sell off 8.7 hectares of land, Broom Park & Sawmills Fields, for development. These areas are mainly fields in the vicinity of Week Village hall. Vocal objectors have raised several concerns relating to wildlife, over-development of green field…

Campaigners step up pressure on Dartington Hall Trust

14th January 2020 Campaigners from the “Save Dartington” and “Don’t Bury Dartington Under Concrete” have increased pressure on Trustees of the internationally-renowned but beleaguered Dartington Hall Trust this week.Campaigners are seeking to prevent the Trust from selling off 8.7 hectares of land for housing because of the serious impacts that the air pollution and congestion…

Urgent call for help! Totnes Waterwheel…

Totnes Town Mill Waterwheel Restoration Project. 13th January 2020 A restoration grant is being sought by the charity, Totnes Trust, for repairs to the Water Wheel that is part of an historic and important 16th century, Grade II Listed industrial building known as Town Mill, Coronation Road, Totnes.  The property is now in the ownership…