TVEG Who we are and what we do

This website is always under development!


TVEG has been awarded £500 to help its plastics project! The aim is to support Knighton Carnival to become plastic free. More news on the Plastics project page soon 

Next litter pick 31st October 2021. Meet at Knighton Community Centre  Centre at 10 am. Bring your own gloves

Knighton Community Woodlands Group is looking for people who are willing to be trained in plant, bird and moth surveying techniques and to then act as surveyors in those areas for the Woodlanders.   Contact Gary Cowell on  01547-520374 or email

TVEG has been successful in a bid to the Big Energy Network. We have been given £3,500 to assist with giving advice to people on how to save energy costs. Notification was received on 27th July 2021. More information will be posted on the Energy pages.

The Teme Valley Environment Group (TVEG) is based in and around Knighton, Powys.  We are an open group and welcome people of all ages and abilities who are concerned about local sustainability and the environment. Our current concerns include local food production, reduction in the use of plastics, renewable energy supply via our partnership with Knighton Community Woodlands Group and other environmental projects including regular litter picking, developing sign up to to free water refill schemes  and support to other local single issue campaigns. We support and have cross membership with other local groups such as Wales in Bloom, and the sustainable food group

Please join us

:-email Penny Nicholson on

:-phone Anne Mary Davies on 01547 528833e

Be part of a creative and inspiring movement. Or just turn up at one of our open meetings and we’ll be pleased to see you!

There is no fee to join.

You can

a) join in to any of the projects that are already running

b) you can set up your own project

c)  you can just receive emails about what we are doing

                                 SUMMARY OF OUR ACTIVITIES

Knighton Community Woodlands Group (formerly known as Knighton Tree Allotments Trust – KTAT) manages local woodlands with the help of volunteers who then have access to locally produced firewood, bean poles and other woodland products: to volunteer and learn more contact Gary Cowell on  01547-520374 or email

Edible Knighton  needs volunteers to tend the fruit and nut trees and herb beds around Knighton.  For details or to volunteer contact Sheila Clarke at: or phone 01547 520019. Go to the ‘Edible Knighton’ page for more information . This scheme supports Wales in Bloom

Litter Pick. The kit is available for any local group to borrow free of charge. Contact Sheila Clarke at phone 01547 520019.  Go to the ‘Tidy Towns’ page for the details of planned litter picks

Community Allotment  – Go to the ‘Allotments’ page for more information

Project Plastic   A campaign to raise awareness on damage casued by plastic and to change organisations and individuals behaviours. For further information contact Nicola Colston and go to the ‘Project Plastic’ page 

Crisp bag collection to reduce waste to landfill (Powys do not recycle bags) around Knighton. Volunteers needed For further information contact Nicola Colston

Knighton Railway station garden  This is maintained and developed by volunteers of the group. For further infomation contact Sheila Clarke or phone 01547 520019. There is no separate page on this activity. The work group meet on the last Monday of the  month at 10 am at the Railway Station. Just turn up! This scheme supports Wales in Bloom  

Refill scheme TVEG supports the development of this scheme which encourages shop owners to provide free tap water for customers own non plastic bottles For further information go to the  ‘Project Plastic’ page

Support Sustainable Food Knighton. For further information go to the ‘Sustainable Food’ page


The Teme Valley Environment Group hold general meetings on an as needed basis. You can be involved in joining activities and projects without attending general meetings. Sub groups/meetings concentrating on specific projects will also be held from time to time in response to need. For full details see the ‘Meetings’ page.

The last Annual General meeting was held on 20th April 2021


Read our Constitution.  Find it on the’ Constitution’ page.