Welcome to Transition Chesterfield! We're an inspiring community group aiming to make Chesterfield more resilient and sustainable. We want to create positive local solutions to the twin challenges of 'peak oil' and climate change, and make our town a better place to live. You can catch up on our latest news on this home page, or have a look round the rest of the website to to find out about upcoming events, general background, useful links, contact details and more.

Another Totley Yard Sale!

On Sunday 19th April from 11.00am. Over 40 Totley people will be selling things from their front gardens.  Lots of bargains - like a big neighbourhood car boot sale but starting at a reasonable hour. Teas and cakes available from one house.

List and map of sellers available from 16 The Grove, S17 4AS  

Hen Keeping Course Coming Up!

Have you thought about keeping hens? Do you know what it involves? Want to learn?

What do you think Transition could be doing?

Planning Open Meeting, Thursday 12 March, 6.30 - 9 pm at The Assembly Rooms

Mending Workshop

Saturday 14 March 2015,  10.00 – 12.00am

The Mending Workshop will be led by Becky Annison at Loundsley Green Community Centre 

This session will cover the basics of mending clothes and fabrics, sewing on buttons, mending hems and seams and darning.  Please bring along any items you've got which need mending and we will tackle it together.

Book, & details, through workshop@transitionchesterfield.org.uk.

An Introduction to Permaculture Open Meeting

All are welcome to attend the Permaculture evening on Thursday 12th February at The Assembly Rooms, above the Market Hall. The speaker for the evening will be Paul Paine of Ecoworks in Nottingham (7pm-9pm). 

The Permaculture method of growing is closely alligned with the Transition movement and promises to be of interest to a lot of our growers.

Potato Day 2015

Please join us at Unit 25 (ex- Early Learning Centre) of The Pavements Shopping Centre Chesterfield on Saturday 31st January 2015 from 10am to 2pm. See our website: www.potatoday.org.uk

Growers can find a wide variety of seed potatoes, onion sets, shallots, garlic, pea and bean seeds of the best quality. We will also be holding a FREE seed swap, FREE potato dishes to try, 25% off Mr Fothergill's 2015 vegetable seeds and details of some interesting new events later this year!

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