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Totnes Times: ‘Campaign launched over Dairy Crest site’

March 28, 2012

A SIX-month campaign has been launched to breathe new life back into the Dairy Crest site in the heart of Totnes.  The Totnes-based community group, Atmos, has spent the past five years working on sustainable plans for the eight-acre site. Now frustrated by Dairy Crest’s reluctance to engage seriously with townspeople on the future of […]

Press release from Atmos Totnes. 22nd March 2012.

March 22, 2012

 “Concrete proposals?”  Atmos Totnes respond with incredulity to Dairy Crest statement. Last week, the Atmos Totnes campaign was launched, designed to get Dairy Crest to engage meaningfully with the community of Totnes over the future of their former milk processing site adjoining Totnes station.  Atmos Totnes patron and writer and broadcaster Jonathan Dimbleby was joined […]

From ‘The Grocer’: Dimbleby calls on Dairy Crest to donate disused site to community

March 20, 2012

A lobby group fronted by BBC presenter Jonathan Dimbleby has launched a six-month campaign to bring a disused Dairy Crest site in Totnes into community ownership.  Dairy Crest acquired the South Devon site in 2000 and ceased production in 2007, when business from the Totnes dairy was transferred to its site in Taunton. The Atmos […]

Fantastic film of launch event!

March 20, 2012

Here is a great film, by Chris Watson of Totnes-based Smith and Watson, of last week’s Atmos Totnes launch event.

Photos from the launch event with Jonathan Dimbleby 15/3/2012

March 19, 2012

Here are some photos from the day of the launch event outside the Dairy Crest site.  We are hugely grateful to everyone who made it down there, people seemed to enjoy it so much that lots of them were still hanging around chatting after 10am!  A short video of the morning will be posted here […]

Totnes FM: Transition Town to launch plan for Dairy Crest site

March 19, 2012

TRANSITION TOWN TOTNES (TTT) is set to launch a campaign to bring the former Dairy Crest site, next to the town’s rail station, into community ownership with an ambitious plan to create a scheme for new businesses, the arts and affordable housing.  The Totnes-based community group is embarking on a six month campaign, launching on […]

Western Morning News: “Broadcaster wants ‘eyesore’ transformed”.

March 16, 2012

Broadcaster and journalist Jonathan Dimbleby is backing a community group’s bid to turn a disused dairy building into an “extraordinary” new community facility.  He is supporting campaigners who have criticised Dairy Crest for its “reluctance” to engage with them over land it owns in Totnes. They have been working for five years to bring it […]

Atmos Totnes: the story so far….

March 10, 2012

The story of the Atmos Project is a fascinating one.  As you browse around this new website you may miss the bit about The Story So Far.  In many ways it is the most fascinating part (for me anyway).  It is a great testament to the patience of those who have got this project where […]

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2 months ago by @AtmosTotnes

Ecologist carefully moving a grass snake (and 112 slow worms to date) to a local receptor site in #Totnes in advanc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

2 months ago by @AtmosTotnes

Totnes #Community Development Society has been developing detailed plans for redevelopment and refurbishment of a r… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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Totnes Community Development Society is inviting #contractors to #tender for the Atmos Totnes Brunel Building refur… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

4 months ago by @AtmosTotnes

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4 months ago by @AtmosTotnes

Free #EasterMonday event #Totnes See you there for fun in the sun! 😍🌞🍮🎼 (Please RT)