Transition Town Totnes


Overview

Transition Town Totnes (TTT) is a dynamic umbrella organisation consisting of different theme groups, for example food, building and housing, business and the local economy, and with over 20 local projects, originating from these groups or who have become affiliated with TTT due to common aims and principles.

Our work aims to:

1 – explore and develop practical actions that will reduce our carbon emissions and dependence on fossil fuels, and through doing this:

2 – strengthen the resilience of the communities that make up Totnes and District to withstand the shocks of peak oil, climate change and economic crisis.

Our charitable objectives

The promotion of the conservation, protection and improvement of the natural environment and prudent use of natural resources for the benefit of the public in Totnes and environs by:

–      Advancing education and raising awareness of climate change, resource scarcity, peak oil and economic resilience.

–      Promoting individual, community and organisational commitment to a reduction in CO2 emissions, energy saving, reducing reliance upon carbon emitting energy sources, and increasing resilience to resource scarcity.

– The promotion of sustainable development for the public benefit of the citizens of Totnes and environs by the promotion of sustainable means of achieving economic development and regeneration in order to reduce reliance on scarce resources including oil.



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Conker is a small family-run business with a team of friendly shoe fitters and of course, our highly-skilled shoe makers. Combining leather and rubber soles of high quality we use traditional techniques to make our shoes for men, women and children. Our workshop is located behind our High Street shop and when you visit us you are welcome to look around. Our shoes can be made to order in around 50 different colours so you can be as creative or as classic as you want. We also have a large range of shoes available to buy off the shelf, if you simply can't wait! Our shoes can also be resoled and repaired meaning you get more out of your shoes and lessen your environmental impact. We also specialise in beautiful fair trade, natural fibre clothing from the likes of People Tree, Beaumont Organic, Monkee Genes, Skunk Funk and Earth Kind Originals .We stock a very wide range of tights from European companies Cecilia De Rafael and Falke. Plus beautiful socks, made in England by Pantherella and Scott Nichol. Alongside our leather shoes we have a variety of exquisite handmade leather bags from The Last Bags Company which are beautifully handmade in Devon with English leather and copper rivets, 100% leather belts with solid brass/silver buckles and bags made by us. As one would expect we also stock a very comprehensive range of quality shoe care products to keep your Conker Shoes looking their best. You can also find us on Instagram.

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