Fantastic new short film captures Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s Atmos visit

By |2012-09-13T13:32:05+01:00September 13th, 2012|News|

We are very grateful to Chris Watson of Totnes film-makers Smith & Watson for making this short film documenting the recent visit of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall where he was unveiled as a Patron of Atmos Totnes.  We hope you love it too:

From Totnes Times: Atmos group close to securing agreement

By |2012-09-13T10:17:29+01:00September 13th, 2012|News|

CAMPAIGNERS cheered as they heard they are close to securing a special ‘game changer’ agreement for the Atmos Project on the Dairy Crest site in Totnes.  And TV chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, unveiled as the project’s newest patron, spoke of the ‘incredible buzz’ he felt when he came to ‘trailblazing’ Totnes. The scheme could give people confidence that there were other ways of living their lives and running their communities, he insisted. Around 150 people, some [...]

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s speech upon being unveiled as the fifth Patron of Atmos Totnes

By |2012-09-13T10:06:11+01:00September 13th, 2012|News|

When Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall visited Totnes recently, he gave a short speech having been formally unveiled as a Patron of Atmos Totnes.  Here is that speech:

From Herald Express: TV chef’s support for eco-housing and business complex campaign

By |2012-09-13T09:21:43+01:00September 13th, 2012|News|

TV CHEF Hugh Fearnely-Whittingstall is the latest celebrity to put his name to a campaign to turn a derelict industrial site into a community owned and managed eco-housing and business complex.  The River Cottage chef visited Totnes to pledge his support to the Atmos campaign. The Devon-based eco-campaigner joins Kevin McCloud, Jonathan Dimbleby, Tim Smit and MP Dr Sarah Wollaston, who are already patrons of the project which is seeking to bring the former Dairy [...]

Images from Friday’s visit by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

By |2012-09-10T08:46:34+01:00September 10th, 2012|News|

Here is a selection of photos from last Friday, when Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall was unveiled as a Patron of Atmos Totnes.  We are very grateful to David Pearson who took most of these.  Our thanks again to everyone who turned out. People arriving in preparation for Hugh's arrival. Having been introduced as a new Patron, Hugh gave a short speech outlining why he had chosen to throw his support behind the initiative... (Left to right) Rob [...]

From Western Morning News: Chef backs town’s hub project

By |2012-09-08T11:11:21+01:00September 8th, 2012|News|

Hundreds of people yesterday joined celebrity chef Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall for a "big picture" opportunity as the campaign to make an old dairy into a community hub gathered pace.  Mr Fearnley-Whittingstall, who is based at Axminster in East Devon, has become the fifth high-profile patron of the Atmos Totnes project. He said: "This is fantastic, to come down here this morning and see the crowd and see the amazing potential of this site is so great. [...]

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall on why he wanted to be an Atmos Patron

By |2012-09-07T15:12:50+01:00September 7th, 2012|News|

We had a glorious morning today in front of the Dairy Crest site where Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall was unveiled as a Patron of Atmos Totnes.  Some better photos are to follow soon, as well as a short film of the event.  For now though, here is a short interview we did with Hugh, about what it is about Atmos Totnes that inspired him to become a Patron. Why did you decide to support Atmos and to [...]

A press release from Atmos Totnes 30/8/2012

By |2012-08-30T14:13:10+01:00August 30th, 2012|News|

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall calls by to lend his support to the Atmos Totnes campaign Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, the TV chef best known for his high profile campaigns on food issues, will be in Totnes on Friday September 7th to give his support to the Atmos Totnes campaign and to be unveiled as a new Patron of the project. He joins Kevin McCloud, Jonathan Dimbleby, Tim Smit and Dr. Sarah Wollaston MP who are already Patrons of the [...]

Be part of our Big Photo with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall!

By |2012-08-30T07:05:31+01:00August 30th, 2012|News|

The Atmos Totnes project would like to ask for your help with getting as many people down to the Dairy Crest site at 10am on Friday September 7th for a big photo with Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, who will be unveiled as a new Patron of the Atmos Project. We are really thrilled to have Hugh behind Atmos, and as with Jonathan Dimbleby, having as many people as possible down for the photo will help us to sustain the [...]

New paper ‘Can Totnes build itself?’ released

By |2012-07-12T10:13:36+01:00July 12th, 2012|News|

When it comes to building houses, which offers the best return to a local economy, concrete blocks or straw bales?  Gypsum or clay plasters?  Imported timber or local timber?  Atmos Totnes today announces the release of a ground-breaking new paper, 'Can Totnes build itself?', which looks at the local building materials potentially available for the construction of the Atmos Totnes development. Atmos is a community-led initiative seeking to bring the former Dairy Crest site into community [...]

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