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TCDS Totnes Community

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About Us

Totnes Community Development Society (TCDS) was established and incorporated as an Industrial and Provident Society for the Benefit of the Community in July 2012.

There are four Directors of Totnes Community Development Society: Dave Chapman, Rob Hopkins, Frances Northrop and Anna Lodge.  You can find out more about them here Directors.

Totnes Community Development Society works to bring spaces into community use, management and ownership, including working in partnership with other groups and organisations locally to achieve this and in support of local service provision.

Currently Totnes Community Development Society:

Facilitates Atmos Totnes a community-led redevelopment of the former Dairy Crest site adjacent to Totnes railway station for truly affordable housing, community and work space.

Manages the Mansion on Fore Street in Totnes as a community facility held by the King Edward VI College Site Foundation.

Partners with Golden Iris Productions to support young people to develop spaces for creativity, skills development and positive mental health.

You can download a copy of the Totnes Community Development Society Rules here. The latest accounts for TCDS (ending 31st December 2017) are available to download here.

To become a member of Totnes Community Development Society click here.

To make a donation to Totnes Community Development Society click to support the costs of running the organisation click here.

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We are deeply grateful to those whose financial support, large or small, has made it possible for Totnes Community Development Society to reach this stage.  While some of those would like to remain anonymous, we would like to thank the following organisations for their support:

LASTEST NEWS

Event opening of the Elmhirst Building is postponed

This afternoon two portaloos that were in place ready for the Golden Iris Easter Monday fun day were deliberately set alight. In turn, the toilets set fire to the Elmhirst building which caused damage internally and externally including to the roof and electrics. We are really sorry not to be enjoying young musical talents tomorrow at Elmhirst as a result, and the opening of the building will have to be postponed.

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Atmos Totnes Update April 2019

Part of the programme in preparation for commencement of development includes putting in place the strategy for protecting various species of wildlife currently on the site. Between now until the middle of May our ecologists will be undertaking some of the earliest stages of this work in green spaces across the site. This period will be focused on relocating reptiles from the Atmos Totnes site to another location in Totnes prior to demolition and construction on site. This will involve clearing of foliage so that the animals can be spotted and appropriately collected by our trained ecologists….

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