More about cittaslow….

Way back on 9th March, 6 GPG members went to a presentation on Cittaslow. We arrived with open minds and left full of enthusiasm and hope.  

Cittaslow as presented by Jan Kearns, a town councillor from Mold where cittaslow has taken root, came across as a movement that might be just the ticket for  Penarth!
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Food presentation: minutes of meeting 30/03/10

Present:   Tricia Griffiths (Chair) 7 visitors & 23 others

Apologies: Mary Taster, Ramesh Patel, Val Roberts, Alison Norris

1. Introduction to Food topic by Sandy Clubb

Covered issues including:

  • The concept of being ‘only 9 meals from anarchy’ i.e. the supermarkets only stock enough food for three days,
  • Buying food from developing countries for example the impact exporting green beans from Kenya has on local crops,
  • Ways in which individual can make a difference by changing what we buy, where we buy it, growing more of our own.

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Penarth plotsharers

Basket of veg and lush, growing vegetables in a garden.
From derelict patch to productive plot...

Longing to get growing but haven’t got a garden?

or

Have  a garden with space for someone else to grow some veg?

Penarth Plotsharers are encouraging people to get together to share gardens.  If you’d like to know more – contact us on
07773949485

Longing to get growing but haven’t got a garden?

or

Have a garden with space for someone else to grow some veg?

Penarth Plotsharers are encouraging people to get together to share gardens. If you’d like to know more – contact us on

07773949485

HUSTINGS EVENT…

There will be a good, old-fashioned hustings event on  Thursday, 22nd April, 7pm at the Tabernacle Church, PlasseyStreet.  Questions to:  questionsforhustings@yahoo.co.uk.

This  is our chance to ask nominiated candidates for the General Election directly about their views on a wide range of questions – including the environment.  Questions will also be taken on the door.