22 February 2014

Achievements to date


Events and Projects
2010
  • Reward Card – encouraging the community to use their local independent outlets
  • Eco Fair – promoting local food and crafts
  • Eco visits - to Assington Mill, Edwardstone White Horse, Scotland Place Farm and Sudbury Common Lands
  • Greener Homes DIY scheme – organising free energy saving products for households to cut energy consumption
2011
  • Profile Raising – films in local schools and talks to community groups
  • Swap shop – ‘bring what you like, take what you fancy’ to encourage recycling
  • Apple Pressing – community to bring their apples to be pressed into juice
  • Walks and visits to places of interest
  • Stalls at various events to heighten the Transition profile
2012
  • Planting trees at Waitrose – trees supplied by the local BATs group
  • Plant swop and distribution of free seeds at the Farmers Markets and Community Market
  • Greener Homes DIY scheme
  • Forum on Climate Change with Tim Yeo MP
  • Eco Fair
  • Green drinks evening
  • Swap shops
  • Apple Pressing Day
  • Suffolk Greener Homes campaign
  • Walks and visits to places of interest
  • Stalls at various events to heighten the Transition profile
2013
  • Talk by Anni Kelsey on perennial vegetables
  • Swap shops
  • Energy Debate with Tim Yeo MP
  • Planting edible beds outside the leisure centre
  • 30 mile food challenge in association with Ipswich Transition
  • Apple Pressing Day
  • Walks and visits to places of interest
  • Stalls at various events to heighten the Transition profile including having a smoothie bike at the Taste of Sudbury Food & Drink Festival

Events in the planning for 2014
  • Greeniversity classes including bread making, preserving fruit, knitting etc
  • Seed swap, free seeds to give away and showing how to sow
  • Swap shops
  • Apple Pressing
  • More walks and visits to places of interest
  • More stalls at various events to heighten the Transition profile
  • Local Transition get together in the Summer



21 February 2014