Next Meeting:

Tuesday March 27th 2018 at 7.30pm Swan Inn, Dawlish

3rd Fix Fest

Saturday 10th March. 10am-3.30pm at the Manor House. Volunteers can repair electrical items including computers, bikes and clothes free of charge but a small donation would be appreciated. Proceeds to Friends of Dawlish Hospital.

Sustainable Travel and Tourism Forum :

Saturday 24th March from 10 a.m.- 1 p.m
Methodist Hall, Brunswick Place, Dawlish

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Welcome to Dawlish Transition Ambition

Dawlish Transition was launched in February 2011 with the aim to reduce our dependency on oil by promoting and encouraging a change in life styles to make this a reality. We seek to bring together everyone in the community who share this ambition.

Sustainable Travel and Tourism Forum on 24th March from 10 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the Methodist Hall, Brunswick Place, Dawlish

Come along and find out more about the latest on sustainable transport and green tourism with presentations from key speakers and a question and answer session.
Key Speakers:
Jeremy Christophers, Leader, Teignbridge District Council
John Burch, Deputy Director of Operations, Confederation of Public Transport
Helen Scholes Project Manager Stagecoach Buses
Lewis Ward, Regional Development and Programme Manager, GWR
Roger North, Cycle, Walkway Design Engineer Devon County Council
Graeme Smith, Coastal Officer, Economy and Assets, Teignbridge District Council
John Sell The Cycle Hire Manager, Dawlish Warren

Dawlish Walking Festival April 20th - April 29th 2018

Two very successful Walking Festivals have taken place in Dawlish during April over the last two years. Dawlish Transition are taking over the organisation of the Dawlish Walking Festival which has run successfully by Sustrans for the last 2 years. Scott Richards Solicitors have generously agreed to continue their sponsorship of the festival for 2018.
If you can help at all please let us know so that we can finalise the arrangements.

Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group (NPSG)

Carolyn Ballard is representing our Transition Group on the Neighbourhood Plan Steering Group (NPSG). Dr. Chris Marsh wrote the paper‘The Case for a Local Food Strategy as Part of the Dawlish Neighbourhood Plan’, it was presented to the NPSG on 3rd March and received an interested response.
The responses so far to the Local Food questionnaire are available here

The Teignbridge Local Plan 2013-2033 (Policies DA2 and DA6) allocates land to the North West of Secmaton Lane, Dawlish for at least 860 dwellings, associated infrastructure and land for community facilities. The documents and survey are available here

If you would like to find out about what we have done since our launch look at our Activities. If you would like to join us (membership is free) or receive a copy of our monthly minutes and emails about coming events please use the Contact Us form.

We meet on the last Tuesday of the month (except August & December) at 7.30pm in the back bar of the Swan Inn, 94 Old Town St, Dawlish EX7 9AT.