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January 2022

The Marsh – Open for Garden Waste & Compost

23 January @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm GMT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until 26 June, 2022

The Marsh Composting site South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

For Marsh Volunteers Rota: Click Here The Marsh: SSB’s composting site: adjacent the South West Water site on Exeter Road is open on Sunday mornings from 10am-1pm both to leave garden waste, and to buy compost. Having placed collection of compost on hold for a few weeks, compost is available for collection again. However, we still need MORE green garden waste eg. grass cuttings, dead flowers etc., and LESS wood! Please don’t bring stumps, vines, bamboo, Japanese knotweed, Himalayan balsam,…

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Family Cycle Ride around Ivybridge

23 January @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am GMT
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Fourth of the month, repeating until 27 March, 2022

One event on 20 February, 2022 at 10:00am

Watermark, Ivybridge Ivybridge, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Sunday 23 January, Sunday 20 February; Sunday 27 March (Mother’s Day) 2022: Family Cycle Rides around Ivybridge. Join PL21 with your family at 10am at The Watermark, Ivybridge for a cycle ride around Ivybridge and enjoy breakfast at The Watermark. Trained ride leaders from Big Bike Revival will take you around quiet lanes and traffic free paths. We will be cycling at an easy pace for about 2 miles. The roads are mainly flat but there is one hill. A…

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The Steepers – Coppicing and clearing undergrowth in Penstave Copse

30 January @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Penstave Copse South Brent, Devon + Google Map

Sustainable South Brent’s Hedges and Woodland Group - The ‘Steepers’ We undertake conservation projects like hedge laying and woodland coppicing, as well as harvesting wood fuel, in and around South Brent. We enjoy the traditional skills and satisfaction of working outdoors together, while doing our bit to maintain diverse and healthy wildlife habitats. Our practical site work takes place fortnightly during the cutting season in autumn and winter to avoid disturbance to wildlife, while in the summer we have a…

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Community Litter Pick

30 January @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm GMT
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An event every 2 months that begins at 2:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until 27 November, 2022

One event on 17 September, 2022 at 2:00pm

Palstone Park Recreation Pavilion South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Two Monthly Community Litter Pick from 2-4pm meeting up at Palstone Park Recreation Ground at 2pm organised by SSB’s ‘Talking Rubbish’ group. Please join us if you can. There will be some hi-vis jackets, gloves and litter-pickers available, but if you have some, please bring them. See: https://ssb.org.uk/event/community-litter-pick-2/. Every 2 months on the last Sunday of the month from 30 January 2022. FFI contact Eva or Tina at rubbish@ssb.org.uk Sunday 30 January 2022 Sunday 27 March 2022 Sunday 29 May…

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February 2022

SSB Trustees/Directors meeting

1 February @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until 6 December, 2022

South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Regular Monthly meeting of SSB Trustees/directors.

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TBC. Eco-Pub-Hub – details tbc (? ‘Divestment’)

3 February @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm GMT
ZOOM Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

One of a series of workshops with an informal chatty feel to help reduce our carbon footprints

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Work Party at the Luces

4 February @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm GMT
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until 11 February, 2022

The Luces, Hillside
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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We are working at 'The Luces', to bring it back to some of its former glory, transforming it into a sustainably managed communal wildlife garden with wildflowers, fruit trees and beds of edibles, and a publicly accessible footpath that allows pedestrians to avoid the narrowest part of Hillside and engage with nature, learn about rural skills and food production and enjoy a peaceful place to stop, sit, rest and contemplate. (see https://ssb.org.uk/projects/the-luces/), To do all this, the Luces Project group…

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The Steepers – Tree planting in Penstave Copse

13 February @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Penstave Copse South Brent, Devon + Google Map

Sustainable South Brent’s Hedges and Woodland Group - The ‘Steepers’ We undertake conservation projects like hedge laying and woodland coppicing, as well as harvesting wood fuel, in and around South Brent. We enjoy the traditional skills and satisfaction of working outdoors together, while doing our bit to maintain diverse and healthy wildlife habitats. Our practical site work takes place fortnightly during the cutting season in autumn and winter to avoid disturbance to wildlife, while in the summer we have a…

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Talking Rubbish Zoom meeting

15 February @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm GMT
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until 20 December, 2022

One event on 13 December, 2022 at 7:00pm

South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

The recently revitalised Talking Rubbish group will be holding their Zoom meeting monthly at 7pm on the Third tuesday of the month. We’ve got lots of great ideas and plenty of room for new members! Everyone welcome, so please email rubbish@ssb.org.uk if you would like to receive the Zoom invitation.

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The Steepers – Tree planting in Penstave Copse

27 February @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm GMT
Penstave Copse South Brent, Devon + Google Map

Sustainable South Brent’s Hedges and Woodland Group - The ‘Steepers’ We undertake conservation projects like hedge laying and woodland coppicing, as well as harvesting wood fuel, in and around South Brent. We enjoy the traditional skills and satisfaction of working outdoors together, while doing our bit to maintain diverse and healthy wildlife habitats. Our practical site work takes place fortnightly during the cutting season in autumn and winter to avoid disturbance to wildlife, while in the summer we have a…

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