Tag: Action on Climate in Teignbridge

  • Strong Focus on Endangered Species in Climate Festival Art Exhibitions in Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey

    Strong Focus on Endangered Species in Climate Festival Art Exhibitions in Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey

    Visual contemporary artists will showcase their work at the ACT with the Arts Climate Festival from Saturday 22nd – Saturday 29th June 2024 in two galleries in Newton Abbot, and at the Paradiso Gallery in Bovey Tracey. The exhibitions will display thought-provoking visual artworks on themes of climate change awareness, climate justice, and endangered species.…

  • ACT Newsletter February 2024

    ACT Newsletter February 2024

    Welcome to the first ACT Newsletter of 2024. We have a busy year ahead, with much of our attention focused on the ACT with the Arts Climate Festival planned for June this year. With the likelihood of a general election some time this year, we will also be taking a close look at the climate…

  • ACT with the Arts Climate Festival

    ACT with the Arts Climate Festival

    Action on Climate in Teignbridge (ACT) is to hold its first Act with the Arts Climate Festival in 2024. ACT is inviting writers, poets, musicians, dancers, artists, actors, schools, and local community groups to join in creating events that engage, excite, illuminate, and explain what our changing climate means for people in the district and…

  • ACT at Newton Abbot Fayre

    ACT at Newton Abbot Fayre

    ACT took a stand at the Fayre held on Saturday 26th August, and luckily the forecast rain and thunderstorm failed to put in an appearance! The stand was a bit isolated from the main events but we had plenty of visitors despite this. It was a combined energy / carbon cutting and wildlife warden stand.…

  • ACT Newsletter August 2023

    ACT Newsletter August 2023

    Visit ACT at Newton Abbot Fayre We will be setting up a stall at this event on Saturday August 26th in Courtenay Park and would love to see you there. Both Wildlife Wardens and Carbon Cutters will be there with a range of exhibits, games and a quiz so come and test your knowledge, or…

  • Carbon capture and storage: fact or fantasy?

    Carbon capture and storage: fact or fantasy?

    The UK government has committed to a big expansion of carbon capture and storage (CCS), along with plans for more oil and gas drilling in the North Sea. Using CCS is a prerequisite of expanding fossil fuel extraction if the UK is to stick to its target of reaching net zero by 2050.  The government…

  • ACT Newsletter February 2023

    ACT Newsletter February 2023

    Welcome! It’s been a while since we updated you on ACT’s activities. That’s because we’ve been busy running our existing projects and setting up new ones. We’re sure there’s lots more we could do with your help, and we’re compiling a list of the skills, roles and support we need to take on even more…

  • Wildlife Wardens gather to celebrate and say farewell to Flavio

    Wildlife Wardens gather to celebrate and say farewell to Flavio

    Teignbridge Wildlife Wardens enjoyed their first Big Gathering on January 29th, as 50 of the 100 plus team of wardens came together in the Teign Valley, writes Scott Williams. They convened at Oxen Park Farm, Higher Ashton, on a cold Saturday morning. The venue is the location for Teign Greens, local food growers, and On…

  • ACT: three years and counting!

    ACT: three years and counting!

    On April 18th 2019, Audrey Compton was standing outside Forde House, the home of Teignbridge District Council (TDC), with a group of people holding banners. They were there to lobby the council to pass the climate emergency declaration proposal put forward by Councillor Jackie Hook.  “We really didn’t think it would pass, but it did,…