Welcome to Transition Truro
Helping to build a resilient Truro that’s both planet and people friendly.
Responding to the global challenges of climate change, environmental damage, economic hardship and shrinking supplies of cheap energy.
We are holding regular meetings to enable local people to find out more about these issues and contribute knowledge and ideas – engaging the community in creatively developing sustainable solutions to all aspects of our lives.
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Introduction to insulation for the elderly When winter rolls around it brings inevitable illnesses such as coughs and colds. However, for many people and especially the elderly, winter can cause a number of more serious health complaints. Among others, serious … Continue reading
Feock Parish, which lies to the south of Truro, publishes a bi-monthly parish magazine, which carries a wide variety of subjects of interest to local residents and often a wider audience. One such resident is Transition Truro member, Phil Pearce, … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what to do with those spent biros, toothpaste tubes or empty crisp packets, and other hard-to-recycle plastic items? Then look no further than the following update on collection points serving the Truro area. Recycling programmes are … Continue reading
Just to say that firework night, Tuesday Nov 5th, clashes with the next monthly shared pot luck evening meal at Bosvigo School Children’s Centre. So it has been cancelled and moved to Tuesday 12th. Hope you can still come. (see the … Continue reading
Yesterday, 20th October, saw the start of One World Week which is being marked with an exhibition in Truro Cathedral. Exhibitors include Transition Truro, Shelterbox, Living Churchyards, Plastic Free Truro, Co-Cars, Truro Cycling Campaign, Amnesty International, Truro Foodbank, and the … Continue reading
This is an interesting and comprehensive guide to electric and hybrid cars. Even though it’s a corporate website the information is worth a browse. https://www.hendy.co.uk/electric-hybrid-cars-21st-century/ This posting was suggested by Melissa Miles. … Continue reading
Have you ever wondered what to do with those empty crisp packets, spent biros or toothpaste tubes and other hard-to-recycle items? Then look no further for starters than the following easy-to-access collection points serving the Truro area. These points are … Continue reading
Last month saw the official opening of the long-awaited Household Waste & Recycling Centre to serve the residents of the Truro area. Situated at Tregurra Parc – just beyond Waitrose off the A390 towards Tresillian – a wide range of … Continue reading
Quote: “If we are to make the changes the climate emergency demands of us, the next 10-15 years will be a time of social, cultural, economic and political transformation almost without precedent. It will be a time when our imagination … Continue reading
Transition Truro, with support from Transition Falmouth, had a highly successful four days at the Green Truro Festival last week, along with its partner groups, Wild Truro, Penair Community Garden and the Truro Cycle Campaign. The photos below speak for … Continue reading