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May 2021

The World’s Biggest Bike Ride

30 May
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Sunday 30 May 2021: World’s Biggest Bike Ride: Kicking off Bike Week (30 May-5 June) the World’s biggest Bike Ride is back. Whether you’re a roadie or a mountain biker, a seasoned tourer or commuter, it’s not about distance or duration, it’s about giving it a go. Any kind of cycle ride counts no matter how far you go or what your motivation is. As long as you get on your bike on 30 May, alone or with friends, if…

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June 2021

Eco-Pub-Hub: ‘Snug as a Bug’ Home Energy – I

3 June @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Thursday 3 June 2021: ‘Snug as a Bug?’- Home Energy I from 8-9.30pm. Another ‘EcoPubHub’ session on Zoom, organized by SSB, focusing this time on ideas to improve home energy performance. Inefficient homes waste energy and money. How can we make our homes more energy-efficient in a way that’s better for the environment and better for our pockets? Would you like to know how you could be saving energy in the home, or have experiences to share? Then come to…

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The Marsh open to drop off green waste and for compost collection

27 June @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm BST
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until 27 June, 2021

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

The Marsh: SSB’s composting site: is open both to leave garden waste, which is NEEDED, and to buy compost . The Marsh is now open on Sunday mornings from 10am-1pm . This is the busiest period of the year and more compost than usual has been collected. From Sunday 23 May, 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 e.g. grass cuttings, dead…

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July 2021

Eco-Pub-Hub: ‘Going off Fossil Fuel’ Home Energy – II

1 July @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm BST
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Thursday 1 July 2021: ‘Going Off Fossil Fuel’- Home Energy II from 8-9.30pm. The second home energy themed ‘EcoPubHub’ session organized by SSB, exploring alternative energy sources for your home. Our home heating has a big impact on carbon release - and cost. Gas fired boilers are on the way out, so how can we adapt our home heating in a way that’s better for the environment and better for our pockets? A chance to share practical ideas and solutions…

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Dr Bike and South Brent Launch of Big Bike Revival 2021

4 July @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Palstone Park Recreation Pavilion South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Sunday 4 July 2021: South Brent Launch of Big Bike Revival 2021 from 10am-2pm: including ‘Dr Bike’ at ‘The Rec’ Palstone Park; Do you have a ‘previously loved’ pair of wheels and want to get into cycling again for your health and wellbeing? Has your bike been collecting dust for a while and you want to feel safe getting back in the saddle? Maybe your child has an old or second-hand bike that you want to be sure is safe…

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SSB Trustees. Directors meeting

6 July @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm BST
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An event every month that begins at 7:30pm on day First of the month, repeating until 7 December, 2021

South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Regular Monthly meeting of SSB Trustees/directors. Via Zoom until in person meetings are enabled again

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Dartmoor Invasive Species Project – Volunteers needed

14 July @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Penstave Copse South Brent, Devon + Google Map

Wednesday 14 July 2021: Dartmoor Invasive Species Project: Volunteers needed. Dartmoor Ranger Ella Briens and ecologist Mervyn Newman are looking for help! Following the survey conducted by Mervyn for Dartmoor National Park to help plan for the control of invasive alien species, they will be will be working in Penstave Copse, pulling Himalayan Balsam and de-seeding ‘American Skunk-Cabbage’. They will be on site from 10am and working on until about 3pm. If you can, please spare the time to join…

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Learn How to Fix & Maintain Your Bike

17 July @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm BST
Old School Community Centre, South Brent, TQ10 9BP
South Brent, Devon United Kingdom
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Learn How to Fix & Maintain Your Bike: from 10.00-14.00 at the Old School Community Centre, South Brent - Join any, or all, of these free, small group, sessions with an experienced mechanic to learn basic cycle fixing maintenance skills. If you can, please bring a bike; preferably your own bike! Sessions will focus on: 10-10.45am:        Tyres & punctures: tyre sizing, replacement & removal, puncture repair 11am-12.30pm:   Drive & gears: chain fix and maintain, how gears work and…

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Dartmoor Invasive Species Project: more volunteers needed

21 July @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm BST
Lydia Bridge South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Wednesday 21 July 2021: Dartmoor Invasive Species Project: more volunteers needed from 10am-3pm. Dartmoor Ranger Ella Briens says: “It was brilliant how much Himalayan Balsam we got cleared on 14 July, however, there is unfortunately plenty more in the area so we will be working again, meeting at 10am at Lydia Bridge itself and walking together to site. Do please bring your own gloves if you have them plus a packed lunch and plenty to drink – I’ll get some…

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‘Bike Bus’ to Dartmoor for ride from Combestone Tor

24 July @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm BST
Palstone Park Recreation Pavilion South Brent, Devon United Kingdom + Google Map

Saturday 24 July 2021: ‘Bike Bus’ to Dartmoor for Bike Bus ride 1: from Combestone Tor. Minibus and bike-trailer transport for riders and their bikes up on Dartmoor National Park for a ride from Combestone Tor via Holne and Hembury to Buckfastleigh. Including picnic and short talk from former Natural History Museum head entomologist, Malcom Scoble. Participants from South Brent may then ride back ‘under their own steam’ or return to Brent on the bike bus. Pick-ups: 9am: South Brent…

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