Category Archives: Community

New Orchard for Acomb

Tynedale was once a thriving fruit growing area but with the march of supermarkets and the ‘perfect’ red apple most local orchards have been lost and yet another connection to the source of our food gone. We aim to replace … Continue reading

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Tynedale Fruit Map

Tynedale Fruit Map The new google map is now available for public view to help you all find free fruit in the hedges and fields of Tynedale. The map is ongoing. Everyone is encouraged to send in findings of new … Continue reading

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Tynedale Fruit Map

For fruit foragers – the Tynedale Fruit Map ! 2016 promises yet again to be a bumper year for fruit and yet again a lot of this will not be harvested and go to waste unless picked and processed. To … Continue reading

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Community garden clearup

Sat 17th Sept :   HMS community garden Big Autumn Clear Up     10.30 – 4pm      Please come and help harvest produce and tidy up for early Autumn . Jobs include :       – : Harvesting the … Continue reading

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Annual seed and plant swop stall

As part of our aim of encouraging local food production we are holding our annual plant swop stall at the Farmers market this year on Saturday 14th May  9am – 2pm   This year we are teaming up with the … Continue reading

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Massive People’s Climate March – Nov 29th

There are moments in history when the very act of people coming together can force change. Sunday 29th November, the People’s Climate March, could be one of those moments. In just over three weeks’ time world leaders are coming together … Continue reading

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Transition Tynedale, Transition Network and Party Politics

There has been some debate recently within Transition Tynedale about how members should publicise a political party that they support and whether Transition Tynedale as a whole should align with one single party. The Transition Network, based in Totnes have been very … Continue reading

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TT and the Green Party.

Hi This extract of a post from the Transition Network explains the situation with regard to Transition’s movements involvement in politics. “At a local and national level the question of Transition/politics matters because one piece of legislation has the power … Continue reading

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Hexham Neighbourhood Plan 7:00pm, 22 April, Great Hall, Hexham Abbey.

What is a Neighbourhood Plan? The Hexham Neighbourhood Plan (HNP) will serve the Hexham community by: •providing residents and businesses with a vehicle for collaboration and engagement on the future of the town (its spatial development), •working within the planning … Continue reading

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Proposed Sustainability Policy for Hexham town council.

Find below the Proposed policy proposed by the Town Plan Built Environment and Transport Group Cllr Cleg has put up the proposal at Mondays Town Council meeting at Prospect House at 6.45pm. “The Council should adopt a Sustainability Policy. To … Continue reading

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