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.

The Future of Community Led Housing in Cornwall

Time: 
25 October 2017 - 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Location: 
The Guildhall, Market Place, Helston TR13 8ST

Mutual Home Ownership in CornwallAmbos is looking to promote the growth of Co-housing in Cornwall using an innovative model called a Mutual Home Ownership Society (MHOS). They are preparing to launch the first of it’s kind in Cornwall and invite you to take a look at its potential to help shape how we provide enough, high quality homes for people living in Cornwall.
Hosted by David Potter (Councillor for Helston) with a presentation from Miguel Fernandez (Design Champion for Ambos), the evening will offer a platform for discussion and solutions seeking, maybe even a cup of tea. See you there!

If you plan to come email Dave at d.potter@helston-tc.gov.uk or for more information about Ambos go to www.ambos.org.uk

Plastic Free Penzance

Plastic Free PenzancePlastic Free Penzance is a new group set up as part of the Surfers Against Sewage 'Wasteland' campaign (see https://www.sas.org.uk/wasteland/about/)

They hope that the group becomes a platform for the community to work together and to promote positive change in order to reduce single use plastics in the town. They'll be working with a range of organisations and businesses, visiting schools and holding beach cleans and other events to raise awareness and share information. It's a really exciting project and they've got a lot of work to do. So, if you'd like to lend a hand, please get in touch with them!

They've had lots of questions on what individual action people can take on single use plastics. So, think what things you're finding it hard to replace? They'll look into the alternatives and share ideas.

St Just Farmers Market

Plastic Free PenzanceThe St Just Farmers Market takes place every Saturday morning between 9:30 and 12:30 at the WI Hall (opposite the church). Fresh local produce and crafts. Veg, cheese, bread, eggs, jams, meat, smoked products, chutneys, cakes, pastries, plants, cards, photography, knitted and crochet items, jewellery. They now offer fresh fish from Newlyn as well. Please check local paper and Facebook for updates on stalls. Tea and coffee served all morning with proceeds donated to charity.
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