Organisations, businesses, projects and groups that are not formally associated with Transition Durham at the moment but we think they are doing great work and deserve some attention.
Solar PV experts that are local to Durham, see their website here.
Your local fair trade shop, great for presents, tea, chocolate and coffee, based at St. Nic’s Church in the Market Place.
A range of vegan items and if you just want a conversation, you’ll be pleased that they don’t have wifi …here is their Facebook page
Provide support for social enterprises that are bringing positive social, economic and environmental change to our region. Find them here.
A wonderful retro cafe / bar and in a launderette. We love the way they have combined the two functions and they are known to hold music events too.
A pop up community cafe that intercepts food before it becomes waste and serves it up to the community on a pay-as-you-can basis. Run as a social enterprise, they welcome help with cooking and washing up in lieu of payment so it really is inclusive.
It’s really worth finding this independent, radical book shop right in the centre of Durham. As well as having a wide range of books, it’s also a great meeting place to discuss ideas, get involved in community campaigns and learn more about the NE. Details of their opening hours are on their website.
Providing solar services across the North East. Find them here.