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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 […]

Be part of our Big Photo Opportunity!

March 7, 2012

As part of gearing up for a big press launch for the Atmos Project, one of our Patrons, Jonathan Dimbleby, will be visiting Totnes for a photo opportunity in front of the Dairy Crest site on Thursday 15th March at 9am. We want to take a photo that contains as many people as possible in order to […]

Atmos group given a new lease of life

February 20, 2012

(From the Totnes Times, 16th February 2012) Community campaigners fighting to develop the now-derelict Dairy Crest site in the heart of Totnes could be on the brink of a major breakthrough.   An eco-friendly consortium has spent almost four years putting together a ground-breaking live, work and play sustainable development scheme called the Atmos Project for […]

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