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,…Find out more »
Competition entry deadline midnight July 1st!: Last chance for 02-21 year olds to enter SSB's free-to-enter Competition. Great prizes up for grabs for photographers, artists and writers. Click on banner above for full details.Find out more »
Monday 11 July 2022: Dartmoor Invasive Species Project: Following the survey conducted by ecologist Mervyn Newman for Dartmoor National Park, Mervyn, and Dartmoor Ranger Ella Briens and are looking for help to tackle Himalayan Balsam around Brent. “If anyone is able to help out it will be really appreciated. We are meeting at 10am near Lydia Bridge, then car sharing up to the site and will be working on site from 10.30am-3pm. Please dress for Dartmoor and bring gloves– there…Find out more »
SSB's Jessica Shipp, Nick Cape and Penny Wainwright will be on air on BBC Radio Devon, on Friday 15th July on the their Breakfast show between 6 and 9am, in a recorded item from the Old School Community Centre about the Community Fridge and also the Fair for South Brent. If you missed it, you need to listen to the Radio Devon Breakfast show programme between 1:56:40 and 2:00:45, or CLICK HERE for the extract.Find out more »
To download a programme - CLICK HERE SSB is collaborating with South Brent Parish Council, to run this really enjoyable, free to enter, day out. We’ve got over 50 stalls, with local community groups, organisations and businesses, loads of free or low-cost activities and workshops for all ages, a table-top jumble sale, great food and drink and some fabulous entertainment lined up. Plus competitions, quizzes and a raffle with generous prizes. The stalls and activities will…Find out more »
The 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 email@example.com if you would like to receive the Zoom invitation.Find out more »
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 firstname.lastname@example.org Sunday 30 January 2022 Sunday 27 March 2022 Sunday 29…Find out more »
Thursday 4 and Tuesday 9 August 2022: Balsam Pulling Days in South Brent as part of the Dartmoor Invasive Species Project. Following the survey conducted by ecologist Mervyn Newman for Dartmoor National Park, Mervyn, and Dartmoor Ranger Ella Briens and are looking for help to tackle Himalayan Balsam around the moor. In addition to the South Brent days, there will also be sessions in Princetown on 3 & 10 August and Lustleigh on 8 August. All sessions start at 10am.“If…Find out more »
Jeremy Sabel says: “We have been enjoying the wildflowers once again in the village as more road verges are being allowed to grow wild. Now we are entering hay making season and once again we want to give you all an opportunity to try scything for yourself. So please come along at 2pm on Sunday 7th August to the wildflower verge outside the play park to try scything for yourself. Anyone who has their own scythe and can safely use…Find out more »
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