Saturday, May 23, 2015

Deal With It - Transition Deal Monthly Huddle 23rd May

We had our monthly Deal With It Organising Huddle at the Landmark Cafe this morning:

Food Projects
- Next Seedy Sat (30th May) arrangements
- Progress on Landmark Garden Changes (should complete on Monday + time for willow raised bed) +£170 of new native planting
- Next Seedy will be on 4th July with Applefest 17th Oct and 'DealWali' 19th Dec
- Deal Station Garden running ok and coldframe up and working

Beach Cleans
- Still looking for finance to replace pickers stock
- Next one Walmer on Sunday 7th June
- Sandown 5th July
- Deal MCS one 20th Sept

Green Gym
- Jane getting details on Ash
- Chris T has prices on Rugby Club
- Sue has details on possible North Deal one

Energy Projects
- Reportback on Folkestone Community Energy meeting
- Workshops in Ashford Monday 8th June Sarah, Rosie, Steve attending
- Idea of developing a community energy audit pilot at Landmark
- More work on energy champions
- Stephanie looking at Green Doors event
- Possible project at Betteshanger

Anti-Fracking update from EKAF - Village groups looking at community energy

- Deal Folk By the Sea has raised over £300 for gardens. Big Thanks to them

- No takers yet for transition conference in sept
- Looking at ideas to support the formation of Dover Transition Group
- Ideas for COP Paris event in Deal in Dec
- Ideas for a 'Celebrate Your Deal' to showcase the range of community activity in Deal
- Meeting with Kent Wildlife Trust on new MCZs and their plans for Coastal Wardens

Next Huddle 27th June 9:30am Landmark cafe - all welcome

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