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New paper ‘Can Totnes build itself?’ released

July 12, 2012

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 […]

An evening with the Atmos site’s neighbours

June 29, 2012

Last night members of the Atmos Totnes team attended a meeting with some of the Atmos site’s neighbours in Totnes Rugby Club.  They knew about the scheme and had asked for the opportunity to ask their questions and raise their concerns.  It was a very constructive evening, and as part of it, we asked them […]

New Atmos video! ‘Atmos: how one community is rethinking development’

June 28, 2012

Here is a new video we just made about the Atmos project.  It was made by Emilio Mula of nu-project and is narrated by Totnes poet Matt Harvey.  We rather like it, and hope you do too.  Please post on your Facebook pages, email to friends, spread it far and wide as we keep up […]

From Totnes Times: More big names back town’s Atmos Project

June 28, 2012

THE Atmos Project in Totnes has been boosted by support from to leading  figures in the eco world – television presenter Kevin McCloud and Eden Project founder Tim Smit.  The two are backing visionary plans to develop affordable housing, new businesses and open space for public meetings on the old Dairy Crest site. The pair […]

From Western Morning News: Community hub bid wins backing of Smit and McCloud

June 25, 2012

A community group which is campaigning to transform a disused dairy into a “community hub” has attracted two more high-profile patrons.  Eden Project co-founder Tim Smit and designer and TV’s Grand Designs presenter Kevin McCloud have signed up to support Atmos Totnes, the project which aims to invigorate a site in the South Devon town […]

From BBC News: McCloud and Smit back Atmos Totnes eco-business centre

June 21, 2012

[From BBC News Devon]  Television presenter Kevin McCloud and Eden Project founder Tim Smit have backed plans for a business enterprise centre built to high ecological standards in Totnes.  The pair join broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby and local MP Dr Sarah Wollaston as patrons of Atmos. The aim of the project is to turn a former […]

Tim Smit and Kevin McCloud announced as new Atmos Totnes patrons!

June 14, 2012

[Press release from Atmos Totnes 15th June 2012] Atmos Totnes, the community campaign working to bring the former Dairy Crest site next to Totnes station into community ownership, has unveiled two new high profile Patrons bringing their support to the project.  Atmos has, in recent months, succeeded in mobilising many hundreds of local people in […]

From Totnes Times: ‘Lock-out’ hopes for Atmos project

May 17, 2012

TOTNES’ Atmos project may be given the chance to temporarily secure the former Dairy Crest site while it proves the value of its innovative community vision.  Members are hoping to secure a lock-out agreement, which would see the derelict site taken off the market while negotiations are held solely with Atmos for a period of […]

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