Sunday, 23 April: Feed the Trees Community Work Day
Come and help feed the trees and plant wild flowers on St George's Day. For children, there will be wheelbarrow jousting, a treasure hunt and best dressed St George or the Dragon. For workers, there will be tea, cake and hopefully some sunshine.
Time: 2pm to 4.30pm
Venue: The Community Orchard, Cornwood
For more information, please contact Gill Clegg: 01752 837705
Wednesday, 3 May: Open Meeting
Join us for an open meeting to help determine our future activities. Our vision is for Ivybridge to be a healthier place to live. If you want to see more trains or buses, better cycling and walking facilities, more wildlife and recreation or renewable energy, why not pop in? Entry is free
Time: 7pm to 8.30pm
Venue: Watermark Centre, Ivybridge
Sunday, 14 May: Guided Bike Ride to meet Hannahs at Ivybridge
Join us on our second fun and friendly guided bike ride to meet residents at Hannahs School in Ivybridge - a great way to gain confidence in cycling and meet new people in your area.
We'll meet at South Brent with friendly and supportive Sustrans and Sustainable South Brent volunteers. We will be cycling seven miles to Ivybridge then return the same way.
We'll follow National Route 2 along quiet roads, taking in the beautiful surroundings and enjoying the countryside views. This ride is designed to help you gain confidence and meet new people. We'll spend time at Hannah's School to meet and engage with their local community.
What's Hannahs at Ivybridge?
Hannahs at Ivybridge is home to a School, Respite Centre, Community Hub, Children’s Home and Hannahwood – an innovative transition project for older students. Their holistic approach offers professional support from therapists, educationalists, expert medical staff and a care team in a lovely and relaxing atmosphere.
The rideRides are open to everyone but you need to be reasonably fit and be prepared for changeable weather.
The event must be pre-booked 24 hours beforehand and will be run on another date if there is an adverse weather forecast.
Meeting pointWe'll start the ride at the Old School Community Centre in South Brent at 10am and return to the same spot a few hours later. For more information and booking: www.sustrans.org.uk/events/ivybridge-guided-bike-ride
Sunday, 4 June: Guided Bike Ride to Discover the Dartmoor Way
Join us on a fantastic guided bike ride led by Sustrans and PL21 Transition Town Initiative volunteers to discover the heart of delightful Dartmoor.
Starting in Ivybridge or South Brent, we'll follow scenic lanes with stunning views to discover some of Dartmoor’s finest landscapes.
From secret river valleys and ancient woodlands, we'll cycle through little villages and climb up onto the high moors passing ancient torrs to find Dartmoor’s highest town.
The route is a circular ride of 50 miles and we'll climb 5,000ft. There will be several stops including a well-deserved lunch break.
We'll be following National Cycle Network Routes 2, 272 and 27 and other quiet roads to enjoy the countryside.
This ride is a circular route of moderate to challenging difficulty with some steep hills. Rides are open to anyone but you need to be reasonably fit and be prepared for changeable weather. A back up car will be provided.
Time allowed for this event is eight hours. We will cycle at an easy pace with rest breaks on route. There will be time to stop and take pictures too. Choice of starts and finish will be at the same place: