TIMELINE

2017

NOVEMBER - AGM and showing of film Demain at Ditchling Village Hall

MAY Building a rain garden – with Ouse and Adur Rivers Trust at Adastra Hall, Hassocks.


MARCH Where the Waters Rise – rainwater and flood mapping Hassocks, with speaker Dusty Gedge. 


FEBRUARY Seedy Saturday – seed swap and activities, Hassocks Market, February.

FEBRUARY Ceilidh – Ditchling Village Hall – February

2016

NOVEMBER– AGM with talks on Waste and Sustainability 


OCTOBER – Apple Day, Ditchling


SEPTEMBER– Hurst Festival, talk on rivers and flooding.


JULY– Bioblitz Hassocks


JULY – Flood event in Hassocks with Hassocks Amenity Association

JANUARY - COMMUNITY STREET AUDIT
In January 2016 we worked with Living Streets on a community street audit in part of Hassocks with a  report available below, which. deals with specific issues on the west side of town (e.g. Stonepound crossroads) that make life difficult for pedestrians, and also some of the bigger issues about the impact of traffic across the village. HKD Transition is keen to make it easier for people to walk and cycle, and leave their cars at home.

Living Street Hassocks Report 2016

2015

FEBRUARY – Seed Swap Saturday

JANUARY – Ceilidh Ditchling Village Hall

JANUARY – Ditchling Orchard Wassailing

2014

DECEMBER – Wreath making and selling event at Light Up Hassocks


JUNE – Chasing Ice – film showing at Hurst Cinema and Ditchling Village Hall


MAY – Big Buzz – a two day event on 3 and 4 May to celebrate and highlight the plight of bees. Run with South Downs Garden Centre, Hassocks


APRIL – Spring online internet event at Hassocks Library with volunteers sharing time and knowledge to help people learn digital skills


MARCH – Family Ceilidh, Hassocks


FEBRUARY – Seed Swap Saturday

FEBRUARY – Planting of Ditchling Orchard

2013

OCTOBER - Chasing Ice film with Hurstpierpoint Film Society


SEPTEMBER - Eco Open Houses with Transition Town Lewes in Ditchling and Hassocks


JUNE - Queen of the Sun film with Ditchling Film Society


MAY - Join the Buzz bee day with South Downs Nurseries


FEBRUARY - Seedy Saturday at Hassocks Village market


JANUARY - Ceilidh at Hurstpierpoint Parish Centre

2012

SEPTEMBER - Autumnfest at Downlands School, Hassocks


MAY - JULY  First in Hurst village market

MARCH -  Gasland film

FEBRUARY - Age Concern community orchard planting

JANUARY - Ceilidh at Ditchling Village Hall

2011

NOVEMBER - Really Local Food Directory distributed to all homes in Hassocks, Hurst and Ditchling

October Octoberfest at Downlands School in partnership with Hassocks Twinning Association


MAY - Spring Family Picnic

2010

OCTOBER - Cut those bills! Practical guide to eco-refurbishment.  Workshop at Ditchling Village Hall

APRIL - Eco fair at Ditchling Village Hall

JANUARY - Age of Stupid film at Pauline Thaw Centre, Hassocks

2009

OCTOBER - Low carbon energy: Where will it come from?  Talk by Dr Jim Watson, University of Sussex


SEPTEMBER - Life beyond the car.  Talk by Norman Baker MP and panel of local transport activists


MAY - Year-round productive and beautiful vegetable plot.  Workshop by  Bea Burke at The Barn, Ditchling


APRIL - The 11th Hour.  Documentary film  by Leonardo di Caprio


MARCH -  Climate Change Initiatives from Sussex to Nepal.  Talk by Richard Miller, ActionAid UK and film by Tamara Plush about the impact of climate change in Nepal

2008

DECEMBER - First HKD Transition steering group meeting.

 
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