Welcome to Transition Falmouth
Remembering always with love and gratitude, Kate Ormrod, 1949-2020 and her life of loving support to her wide circle of friends and family, pioneering and fostering so many local community projects with her spirit of joy, community, cooperation, wit and wisdom throughout her life
Please note that due to the Covid-19 pandemic Transition Falmouth and Falmouth LETS meetings are currently held online
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Engaging the community in designing a vibrant low energy future for Falmouth and the surrounding area to face the twin challenges posed by Peak Oil and Climate Change.
Please join us and participate in the process.
As mentioned in last month’s article Transition Falmouth has now launched its guide to local good practice. Entitled “Too Good to Waste” it builds on some initial work by Circular Falmouth. Covering principally the Falmouth, Penryn and Truro area, this … Continue reading
In previous articles on this website and elsewhere readers may have noticed various references to the term “the circular economy“. So what exactly does this mean? One official definition appears on the WRAP website which states that the circular economy … Continue reading
In a previous article posted on our website in June, we took a look at home composting, and highlighted good practice, along with concerns over the sustainable disposal of various forms of single-use plastic packaging, which often come with confusing … Continue reading
‘A Fair and Just Future for Cornwall’ brings together 21 key stakeholders from across business, faith and the voluntary sector, all of whom articulate their own particular vision of a better future for Cornwall as we emerge from lockdown. There … Continue reading
As the Country begins to ‘re-open’ after 3 months of ‘lockdown’ and the talk is of bouncing back to normal, many people and groups are concerned that this is not such a good idea. We now have a real opportunity … Continue reading
In his latest book “Elegant Simplicity”, Satish Kumar, founder of the Schumacher College in Dartington, makes some compelling observations; one is particularly notable in the context of Waste and how society views it. He argues that “in Nature there is … Continue reading
Transition Falmouth (and Falmouth LETS) will continue to hold their meetings online using Zoom for the foreseeable future. Anyone interested in the environment, climate, and re-localisation issues is most welcome to join us! TF’s monthly meeting is still on the … Continue reading
This article by Kate is the first in a series of individual reflections by Transition Falmouth’s members as we adapt to the radical changes to our lives wrought by Covid-19. Comments welcome. Covid-19 is upon us, both here in Falmouth, … Continue reading
Like many other environmental groups, Transition Falmouth (and Falmouth LETS) are now holding their meetings online using Zoom conferencing software for the foreseeable future. See here for a comprehensive set of tutorials for using Zoom. We have kept to second … Continue reading
Please note that Transition Falmouth and Falmouth LETS meetings on 12th March are now cancelled due to escalation of Covid-19 virus. Updates to follow. Details follow of these and other local events with a Transition and community ethos in and … Continue reading