TVEG Who we are and what we do

This website is always under development!

STOP PRESS Coronovirus

Teme Valley Environment Group is following the government advice on allowable essential activities during  the current pandemic. Our first group activity is planned to be a litter pick on 25th April meeting at the Offas Dyke Centre at 10 am. The litter pick will maintain social distancing and on meeting up please wear a mask.

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.

Please join us

:-email Penny Nicholson on info@tveg.org.uk

:-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

              (although much has been on hold during the pandemic) 

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 woodland@tveg.org.uk

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: sheila_clarke@hotmail.com or phone 01547 520019. Go to the ‘Edible Knighton’ page for more information .

Litter Pick. The kit is available for any local group to borrow free of charge. Contact Sheila Clarke at sheila_clarke@hotmail.com.or 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 nicky.colston@btinternet.com and go to the ‘Project Plastic’ page   

Knighton Railway station garden  This is maintained and developed by volunteers of the group. For further infomation contact Sheila Clarke sheila_clarke@hotmail.com or phone 01547 520019. There is no separate page on this activity. The work group meet on the last Thursday of the  month at 10 am atthe Railway Stattion. Just turn up!  

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

Crisp bag collection to reduce waste to landfill (Powys do not recycle bags).

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

MEETINGS:

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. All face to face meetings are currently cancelled.

The Annual General Meeting is planned for 6.30 on 20th April 2021 on Zoom.

CONSTITUTION

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