Protest: Teignmouth begrudges the sludge.

It was a heartwarming sight to see over 100 Teignmouth residents out in force tonight to oppose the dumping of marine silt and sludge from Exmouth marina. The Teignmouth Post and BBC Spotlight were present to record the event. Super banners were being brandished with slogans such as 'we begrudge the sludge' to 'save our … Continue reading Protest: Teignmouth begrudges the sludge.

Teignmouth, say ‘NO’!

If you haven't seen the front page of today's Teignmouth Post, it's about the black sludge from Exmouth. Tonnes of it are going to be deposited at Sprey Point for the next 10 years. As I outlined in yesterday's blog, the impact to the environment and tourism is vast. There is a campaign to block … Continue reading Teignmouth, say ‘NO’!

Save Teignmouth beach! You may remember the environmental travesty last year on Teignmouth beach: thick, black sludge covered the whole of front beach for days and days. This unsightly and more than likely toxic debris arrived as a result of the Marine Management Organisation granting a licence for dredging silt from Exmouth Marina and dumping it at … Continue reading Save Teignmouth beach!

Swishing – the cure for fast fashion?

Fast fashion is a contemporary term used by retailers for the rapid updating of trends and clothing available in shops and online. We are urged to buy buy buy the must have latest look for this month, even week, but what is the real price of this constant consumerism? While the majority of us love clothes … Continue reading Swishing – the cure for fast fashion?