Sponsored Bike Ride

The South West Green Party raised over £300 on Saturday 8th October with a sponsored bike ride & walk along the canal in Exeter. The funds will go towards the campaign to get a Green MEP elected in the South West.

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From left: Tris & Rob Woodland from Bridgwater Greens, Lizzie Woodman from Exeter Green Party, me in the pink scarf and my nine year old Natasha & Adam (Lizzie's son) on far right

The weather was much better than expected and we did about ten miles from the Quay right down past the Double Locks pub to the Turf and back again.

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Natasha having a break at the ferry crossing to Topsham
Rob & Tris took the ferry over to Topsham
Rob & Tris took the ferry over to Topsham
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Adam & Lizzie taking a break
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A lovely place to enjoy some free time, either walking or cycling. We saw lots of wildlife along the way - herons, cormorants, dragonflies, ducks and lots of swans

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Tasha enjoying a hot chocolate at The Turf
Tasha enjoying a hot chocolate at The Turf
On the way back to Exeter
On the way back to Exeter

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Back on the train on the way home!
Back on the train on the way home!

Next East Devon Green Party Meeting March 31st 2010

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The next meeting of the East Devon Green Party takes place in Ottery St Mary on Wednesday 31st March 2010 at 7.30pm. The venue is to be confirmed (I’ll add it on here as soon as we’ve got our venue booked).  Please add a comment below if you are hoping to come and please add where you are based and whether you are looking for a lift or can offer a car to share. We advise you use the traveline website to find bus times/routes.

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Everyone is very welcome. Come and find out more about the Green Party, our election campaign and how you can help us help East Devon. Our Ottery meeting will give Green Party members and supporters the opportunity to discuss the proposed supermarket application in the town.

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We are a very new group – only set up in Jan 2010 but we already have over 40 people on our supporters list and several active members. Our East Devon group covers the constituency of East Devon & half of the Tiverton & Honiton constituency.

The East Devon Green group encompasses the areas of Exmouth, Budleigh Salterton, Sidmouth, Honiton, Ottery St Mary, Axminster and Seaton. If you would like to be added to our emailing list to receive updates, agenda’s etc – please email me sdpavey@googlemail.co.uk