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.