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Atmos Totnes Update April 2019

By |2021-05-16T06:49:07+01:00April 20th, 2019|News|

As you may be aware Totnes Community Development Society has planning permission through a Made Community Right to Build Order for the affordable homes, employment and community space on the Atmos Totnes site. Since obtaining planning permission the team at Totnes Community Development Society has been undertaking various elements of post planning pre-development work required to meet conditions of the Order. Part of the programme in preparation for commencement of development includes putting in place [...]

An invitation from Totnes Community Development Society

By |2021-05-16T06:49:07+01:00September 16th, 2018|News|

You are warmly invited to become a member of Totnes Community Development Society At Totnes Community Development Society we are all very excited to now be able to invite the whole community to become members of the Society. After the fantastic participation of the community in the Atmos Totnes consultation and referendum, and the wonderful Golden Iris Festival of last autumn, we know things have gone a bit quiet from our side and in particular [...]

News and updates from Totnes Community Development Society

By |2021-05-16T06:49:07+01:00July 12th, 2018|News|

There has been a lot going on! We are pleased to be able to update you on the work of Totnes Community Development Society, which many of you have been involved with over the last few months, and more opportunities coming shortly for thousands more people locally to participate, including through opening up membership of the Society this summer… Bat licence granted for Atmos Totnes The Made Community Right to Build Order for Atmos Totnes was achieved [...]

Totnes Community Development Society Update

By |2021-05-16T06:49:07+01:00April 6th, 2018|News|

Atmos Totnes Project architects have been updating designs for the Brunel Building. These show detail on meeting, performance and other spaces for local people, community enterprises and organisations,  and are based on the brief provided by Totnes people in 2014 and 2015 during a whole range of consultation sessions, and leading to the Community Right to Build Order for the scheme. Look out for more on this in a later newsletter. Over the winter, our ecology [...]

An update from Totnes Community Development Society

By |2021-05-16T06:49:07+01:00December 4th, 2017|News|

It has been incredibly busy since our last update, so apologies that this one is coming out later than we would have liked. As we head towards the end of another year, this briefish update focuses on some of the oldest facilities in our community (the Mansion) coming into community management; some of the youngest members of our community showing some amazing appetite for supporting each other and developing their own talents  (the Golden Iris Festival); and some of [...]

TCDS: Election notice

By |2021-05-16T06:49:07+01:00May 10th, 2017|News|

During the period in the run up to the election the Directors of Totnes Community Development Society (TCDS) and as Sole Trustee of the King Edward VI College Site Foundation (known as the Mansion), would like to make it clear that we work on behalf of the community of Totnes as a whole, across the political spectrum. TCDS does not endorse and does not support any political party. TCDS does not have any allegiances with [...]

Lottery give go ahead for redevelopment of Brunel Building

By |2021-05-16T06:49:07+01:00May 5th, 2017|News|

An application for a £2.9 million National Lottery grant for redevelopment of the Brunel Building at Atmos Totnes has been accepted by Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF). Totnes Community Development Society (TCDS) have now been awarded an initial development Heritage Enterprise grant by the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) of £199,000 to finish the pre-development work on the Brunel Building. Subject to the approval by HLF of this first stage of work, the award of the second, [...]

Atmos Totnes Community Right to Build Order is Made

By |2021-05-16T06:49:07+01:00March 5th, 2017|News|

The Community Right to Build Order for Atmos Totnes was made by South Hams District Council on the 1st of March. This is following the referendum on the Order which took place on 23rd November 2016. At that referendum 85.69% of those voting in the local community voted ‘yes’ on if the Order should be granted planning permission. To continue work towards the construction period, Totnes Community Development Society will be holding specific sessions around [...]

Atmos Totnes, looking to 2017

By |2021-05-16T06:49:07+01:00December 13th, 2016|News|

The community voted on 23rd November that the Community Right to Build Order for Atmos Totnes be granted planning permission. Our thanks again to everyone that participated, and to volunteers who supported people across this community to obtain the information they needed to cast an informed vote on the day. As many of you will know Totnes Community Development Society did not campaign for a yes or a no vote in the run up to [...]

Results of the Atmos Totnes referendum

By |2021-05-16T06:49:07+01:00November 24th, 2016|News|

The results of votes cast in the referendum on 23 November, on whether or not the Community Right to Build Order for Atmos Totnes should be given planning permission are as follows: Votes cast in favour (‘yes’ votes): 85.69% Votes cast not in favour (‘no’ votes): 14.31% Turn out: 30.64% You can see the official notice of these results on the South Hams District Council website. Totnes Community Development Society would like to thank everyone [...]

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