Transition Penwith is an initiative that works to engage all sectors of the local community in addressing the issues which arise from Energy, Economics and the Environment.

Harvest Celebration 2016

Time: 
2 October 2016 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Location: 
Bosavern Community Farm, St Just, Penzance TR19 7RD

Part of the Community Supported Agriculture UK Open Weekend! Egg collecting, farm tours, including the bee garden, the community woodland, The Cob, the metre square veg patches and our new well project and solar panels. Crafts, music, face-painting and fun and games for all! Refreshments will be served all day from the cowshed cafe, hot soup and delicious cakes!
There's limited parking at the farm but it's a pleasant 15 minute walk from St Just across the fields from Carrallack Terrace.

Planning Power Up!

Time: 
8 October 2016 - 11:00am - 5:00pm
Location: 
Redwing Gallery, 36 Market Jew St, Penzance, TR18 2HT

This is a full day (from 11am to 5pm) skill-share and Power Up! session designed to better equip you to navigate and influence your local planning and development system. The intended outcome of this session is that you will be able to better protect your local communities against unwanted development that will cause environmental and social degredation.

The day will include:
- An Introduction to the English Planning System
- The nuts and bolts of planning in Cornwall
- Planning applications: a development near you (sharing our stories, what to look for, evidence, process points)
- Writing a good local plan policy
- Looking forward: what can we do next?

This is not a day to miss for groups who are either engaged in some way or another with planning concerns or who would like to be!

The day will be hosted and facilitated by Naomi Luhde-Thompson, Friends of the Earth's planning specialist.
Please bring a lunch to share!

Transition Penwith Hayle Hub's First Community Meal

Time: 
16 October 2016 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Location: 
Hayle Day Centre, 86 Commercial Road, Hayle TR27 4DE

Some people say that there's no such thing as a Free Lunch. We say otherwise! Come and enjoy a hearty veggie hot pot and fruit crumble, made from locally sourced food kindly donated by suppliers in Penwith.

Transition Penwith’s Hayle Hub invites you to their first community meal; a relaxed way to meet up with others living in Hayle and surrounding area. We welcome and celebrate diversity in our community; everyone is welcome across all ages, and there’s no need to bring anything, just yourselves!

There'll be
- storyteller
- fire engine
- live music
- games for young and old
- food served with smiles!
- tombola
- refreshments

It'll be very much a family-friendly event

Tickets available from:

Cornwall: A Million Acts of Sanctuary

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From the border with England to the north, to way down in the wildness of the west, people are taking action in countless ways across our extraordinary county to offer sanctuary to those people, adults, children, grandparents, young couples, and individuals caught up and forced to abandon their homes and seek sanctuary somewhere across Europe and the Middle East. It's hard to imagine what it must be like to be as desperate, and how much you have to hope for some compassion in others, as you look for safety. There are a million ways offering sanctuary: if you're not sure how, and you want to join in then take a look at: http://www.cornwallamillionactsofsanctuary.com

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