This website is always under development!
STOP PRESS Coronovirus and a new opportunity.
a) TVEG’s first group activity in 2021 was a successful litter pick on 25th April which maintained social distancing and met other regulations. Next litter pick is on May 30th meet at the Knighton Community Centre 10 am
b)Refurbished greenhouse! At the allotments off Pen y bont Rd the 6 by 8 foot greenhouse has been resited and refurbished. A big thank you to those who did this. If anyone is interested in using it please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further information. As of April 2021 we are looking for people who would like to use it.
c) Knighton Community Woodland 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 email@example.com
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
:-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.
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 email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 email@example.com
Knighton Railway station garden This is maintained and developed by volunteers of the group. For further infomation contact Sheila Clarke firstname.lastname@example.org 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 at the 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
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. All face to face meetings are currently cancelled.
The last Annual General meeting was held on 20th April 2021
The next general meeting is 11th May 18.00 hours by Zoom. Please do come – a Zoom invitation will be distributed on the 10th May 2021
Read our Constitution. Find it on the’ Constitution’ page.