Profiles

My Free Conversations Chair

An article about the Free Conversations Movement caught my eye recently, so I had a quick look at the website. I decided not apply to join, but that simple idea of giving anyone the opportunity to have a chat appealed to me and I decided to give it a go ...
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Changing the world one street at a time

11th November 2021 Just as the 26th Conference of Parties (COP26) in Glasgow comes to a close, where world leaders have pledged to take action on climate change, local charity Transition Town Totnes is ramping up its efforts to help residents adapt and face the challenges ahead. Transition Town Totnes ...
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A Passion for Colour – Fiona Green Serving the Community Through Her Art

Brighten Up Your Week! Totnes artist Fiona Green has a new free-to-view exhibition on that's accurately called 'A Passion for Colour'. Adelaide Daws visited her to get the lowdown for the Pulse. Visit the exhibition in one of 2 central Totnes locations from the 14th to 26th October for a welcome ...
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Introducing the Postal Poetry Library!

The basic idea is simple and does what is says on the tin: lends books of poetry via the post, for FREE, including the provision of a stamped self-addressed envelope for the borrower to return the book(s) within a month. Readers can either choose a specific title from the list, ...
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Local Activist and Councillor David Mathews hopeful of MIU reopening…

28th December 2020 ...but vows to keep up pressure on efforts to fight healthcare centralisation in local authorities. The strained situation surrounding the reopening of the Minor Injuries Unit in  Totnes community hospital seems to be coming towards a potentially  promising resolution. Local Councillor and activist David Mathews, who is ...
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