Transition Falmouth Meeting 25th September 2013

Transition Falmouth Meeting 25th September 2013 at Star and Garter 7:00pm. Brief updates follow – please contact individuals mentioned for clarification and full reports.

Arts and Crafts: more info from Lorely.

  • Darnit (TF Arts and Crafts group) to set a date for relaunch.
  • Arts and Crafts/Inner Transition: A Shared Threads group commencing in October.

Community: more info from Lorely.

Economics: more info from Rob.

  • LETS Falmouth( Local Exchange Trading System) – Falmouth LETS meets every fourth Monday in the month 7:30pm at Star and Garter, and has monthly work parties most of the year. (Sept work party helped on the outdoor classroom at Trevone – next workparty 19th Oct.) – More info Rob.

Education: Skilling Up: more info from Lorely.

  • Film evening at Rob’s being arranged.  More info to follow (on TF discussion list)
  • The ‘outdoor classroom’ at Trevone Trees is being visited by Marlborough Junior School this week.

Energy: more info from Lorely.

  • Fal Energy Partnership:

    • Solar Club bulk purchase project ongoing.
    • Energyshare crowd funding project started in Sept.
    • A volunteer needed to run the communication side – media and publicity.
    • Next Fal Energy mtg: Thursday 10th Oct.  Falmouth Deli. 7:30.
    • Fal Energy/TF have been invited to talk at Community Energy event 30th Oct at Tremough – Lorely and Charmian attending- others invited to register.

Food: more info from Lorely.

  • Incredible Edible Penryn event : this weekend.  Jenna attending and distributing TF and FalEnergy info.  More info Jenna.
  • Nothing more heard about Trelawney’s Field.
  • A resident is setting up a Farmers Market in Mabe –  Philip to write a TF letter of support.

Health and Wellbeing: more info from Lorely.

  • Inner Transition/Arts and Crafts: A Shared Threads group commencing in October.
  • Ongoing – Date to be arranged – Green Drinks/Book Club – First book possibly discuss ‘Active Hope’ by Joanna Macey and Chris Johnson. Henry from Falmouth LETS has offered to facilitate the group.

Communication and Publicity: more info from Rob.


  • Car Club: ongoing.  More info Nigel and Caroline.
  • TF has been approached by ‘fairtransport’ ship to reach Falmouth next year.  The organisation has offered to give talk for TF end Oct. Lisa and Jenna to organise.

Waste and Resources: more info from Philip.

  • Letter/email has been sent to Cornwall Council advocating Eunomia report as a budget measure for CC. Philip also sending on to other relevant organisations.
  • Local Waste and Resources Strategy in hand hopefully ready by November.

Building: more info from Lorely.

  • No activities at the moment.

Partnerships: more info from Lorely.

  • No activities at the moment.

Present: Bee, Jenna, Lisa, Lorely (notes), Philip, Rob: 01326 374397, 01326 317587

Next meeting, 19:00-20:30, Wed 23rd October 2013 at Star & Garter, 52 High St, Falmouth

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