Downton green network

Fordingbridge refill shop now open

Fordingbridge Refill Shop, The Green Gram, has been going for a while now, and is worth a visit. Find out more from their website .

We've changed our name!

But we're still here to make a difference for the planet - helping each other to make changes, both individually and locally as a community, so that we can head towards a sustainable future.

The Network's aim is:

  • to include and encourage everyone who is concerned about the future of the planet
  • to share ideas and spread the word about what we can actually DO!  Lots of small individual actions can add up to something much bigger!

If you've got ideas which would help us get the message out there - then please get in touch and join the network!

More local Green initiatives

Check out our page on local action.  Many individuals, organisations and businesses are already stepping up to the mark, and planning for the future.  

Please contact us and let us know what you are doing so that we can compile everyone's ideas into a Green Directory for Downton. Let's share the successes, and pick up as many ideas as we can.

You can contact us via  or on Facebook.

Take a look at the list on our What's going on in Downton page.

DOWNTON GREEN NETWORK: aiming to promote sustainable living within the local community.

Don't throw it away!  

See if the Repair Cafe can fix it.  

If you missed Seedy Sunday

We are popping up outside the library on Saturday May 20th. Click here for details.

​Every Wednesday and Friday morning. 

Redlynch Village Hall

10am - 12 noon

​Leave your name & phone number, and you will be contacted when your item is ready for collection.  

You are simply asked to pay for material costs and give a donation to our Local Projects.

Enquiries: Paul 01725 510753 or preferably email

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Community Larder opens

Downton Baptist Church has teamed up with the Co-op and Bidfoods to open a community larder, which is free to use and will help to reduce food waste.  The larder is open to everyone.  More information and opening times etc from the Baptist Church website. 

Climate Emergency:

 Take action!

  • Visit our TIPS page for ideas.
  • Wildife Trusts has an excellent page of ideas too
  • Keep yourself informed - our links page  will put you in touch with like-minded people who really want to DO SOMETHING
  • Contact us with your ideas on helping Downton meet the challenges of climate change.