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Credit Union

Credit unions are financial co-operatives owned and run by their members. They offer a friendly, local and safe place to save with access to low cost loans along with a range of other benefits. Unlike other financial organizations credit Unions help keep money within the local Community. 46 St. Marys  St, Cardigan, SA431Ha. Tel. 01239 621 408                   email:admin@credcercreditunion.co.uk       www.credcercreditunion.co.uk

Naturewise Teifi Community Forest (Cardigan/St.Dogmaels)

* Sustainability *
* Food Growing *
* Healing *
* Education *
* Wildlife Habitat *

Would you like volunteer, Contact: Alpay Torgut,
info@naturewise.org.uk
Tel: 01239 621039 mob: 07717473435
www.naturewise.org.uk

New Life Community Projects.(N.L.C.P.)

New Life Community Projects.(N.L.C.P.)Second hand furnituprojectsbike.jpgre & household items at affordable prices. Free collection of unwanted furniture in reusable condition. Household maintenance & decoration undertaken.

Open Monday to Friday 10 - 5pm, 13/14 Queens Terrace, Cardigan, SA43 1LJ (Near to Guildhall car park)

Tel: 01239 621 253/615 864

Small World Centre

Home to Cardigan’s Community Arts Centre and Small World Theatre. The building is a multi-purpose space rising to 11m in the middle, with large amounts of natural light, providing Small World Theatre with a wonderful studio space for the design and construction of their large theatrical props for street and other performance events. It is also a space for professional and amateur live performance and is available for hire to user groups and the general public. Early in the design process it was decided that the architecture of the building would reflect the enthusiasm, creativity and hand on nature of Small World Theatre. The most important aspects of the design are that the spaces within should be sustainable and adaptable and that the design should maximize the 5 Rs – Reduce, Recycle, Repair, Re-use and Review. In practice this decision resulted in:

  • The use of timber instead of steel as a main structural frame
  • The re-use of Cardigan brick, available from demolition on the site
  • The incorporation of rain water collection and re-use in the building
  • The use of recycled newspaper in most of the insulation in the building
  • The decision that at least part of the building should demonstrate a method of construction obviating the need for cement.

01239 615 952
www.smallworld.org.uk

New Image Bicycles

Founded in 1997, is the local cycle shop for Cardigan and the surrounding areas. 29-30, Pendre, Cardigan, Ceredigion SA43 1LA
Tel: 01239 621275
E-mail: info@newimagebicycles.co.uk
www.newimagebicycles.co.uk

CM Organics

We are a small Organic vegetable growing business , situated in west wales. We grow, import and distribute Organic vegatables and fruit to both wholesale and retail customers. We prefer to source locally, and that is always our priority, but in order to maintain continuity and offer as wide a range as possible we then look further afield. We offer a mainly bespoke organic vegetable box delivery service in south Ceredigion, Pembrokeshire and West Carmarthenshire. All produce organically certified organic certification UK5, soil association certification AGO8846.

Our contact details are as follows: CM Organics, Chris & Matthew Young, Pengelli Farmhouse, Hebron, Whitland,Carmarthenshire, SA34 0JX.
chris@cmorganics.co.uk
Tel: 01994 419 481
www.cmorganics.co.uk

Celtic Sustainables

Supply natural, sustainable paint and insulation products in South-West Wales. We are based in Cardigan, and are open 8:30am-5:30pm Moncelticday to Friday. Come in and see us in our showroom where you can: See demonstrations of sustainable products. Buy the eco paints, natural insulations and other sustainable products listed on this site. Get advice, hints and tips.

Tel: 01239 623506 Fax: 01239 623518
Email: info@celticsustainables.co.uk        www.celticsustainables.co.uk

Michelle Cain

Michelle Cain was born in the Wirral, graduated from Preston polytechnic in 1985 with first class honours in fine art, moved to Wales in 1993 where she first learnt to weave willow and began making sculptures with groups for festivals.

Michelle's work can now be seen at festivals and beauty spots across Britain and Ireland. Her giant sculptures have become regular visitors to the many annual music baskets2events that take place during the summer, the most popular being Glastonbury where the twenty foot tall figures majestically look out over the entire festival from the Green Fields above the main site. Different colours and sizes of willow are used to create the pieces. Her work is recognised as outstanding and original, created at her hidden retreat in rural West Wales surrounded by the landscape that inspires her.

As well as building her giant willow sculptures Michelle also runs creative willow workshops teaching the arts of basket making and sculpture building. 

This blog replaces my website temporarily. You can email me at michicain@aol.com

twistedhedge@blogspot.co.uk

Y Felin

Y Felin is one of the last working water mills in Wales producing traditional stoneground flour. Y Felin is set in picturesque surroundings adjacent to the 12th Century Abbey of St Dogmaels The adjoining mill pond is home to a variety of waterfowl which you are welcome to feed. Y Felin produces a range of stoneground flours and a guided tour of the mill is both enjoyable and educational. A large selection of flours and local produce is available from the mill shop. Mill Open: 10am - 5.30pm Mon - Sat. 2pm - 5.30pm Sunday. Tea Room Open: 10.30am - 5.pm Mon - Fri May - September Tel. 01239 613999 www.yfelin.co.uk

 

 

St. Dogmals Local Producers Market

Shop local, support your community.
Free Tasters
 Fruit & Veg, Plants, Wood things, Jam & Pickles, Bread, Eggs, Cows & Goats cheesies, Meat, Fish.

Every tuesday 9am.-2pm. rain or shine.
Mill Pond car park by the Abbey

ECO PC

Eco Friendly, Energy Efficient PCs for your home or business

Eco PCs are fast, fully upgradeable and virtually silent, yet use a fraction of the electricity of the average PC. Unlike laptops you can keep upgrading the system for many years, avoiding the inevitable resting place in a landfill.

Call 01239 622152 FAX 01239 622152 Email: sales@ecopcs.co.uk, www.ecopcs.co.uk

Parc House, Parc Teifi Enterprise Parc, Cardigan, Ceredigion, West Wales, SA43 1ET

Opening Hours, Monday to Friday 9am to 5.30pm Saturday on call (phone) until 12 

Coppicewood College, promotes, supports sustainable woodland managemcoppicecollegeent and runs courses using traditional methods and tools. These affordable courses cover all aspects of coppice practice, hedgelaying and coppice craft in our own woodland in Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire, West Wales. Coppicewood College provides training in woodland based traditional rural skills and related crafts. Now is the time to consider the opportunity of planning to come on one of our established short courses. These start in September and carry on throughout the winter.

Cwm Plysgog wood is in West Wales, situated in the village of Cilgerran, Pembrokeshire, nestled between the River Teifi and the Cilgerran Wildlife Centre.

Ring Bruce on: 01239881394

or email   coppicewood01@aol.com        www.coppicewoodcollege.co.uk

 

Gleblands Market Garden                                                                          

Fresh Veg On St. Dogmaels Rd. We are at St. Dogmaels, North Pembrokeshire on a six acre site, very close to Cardigan and specialising in over the gate or farmshop sales.
We are producing a range of seasonal crops and keen to promote the produce and cuisine of West Wales. Our crops include Spring Greens, Pak Choi, Spinach, Broccoli, Salad Leaves, Beans, Leeks, Caulis, Fennel, Courgettes, Lettuce, Squashes, Cucumbers and Herbs supported by roots and fruit from other regional growers. Direct selling to the public provides very competitive prices as well as maximum freshness and taste.                                                                                                 

We are open to the public as follows:                                                      

Thurs 10.00 - 5.30 , Fri 10.00 - 5.30 , Saturday 10.00 - 5.30 , Sunday 11.00 - 3.00

contact@glebelandsmarketgarden.co.uk     http://www.glebelandsmarketgarden.co.uk

 

Troed y Rhiw Farm, is a family run Soil Association certified organic farm committed to farming and growing with nature. We produce a wide range of vegetables, herbs, soft fruit and flowers. We believe in locally grown food, sold to the local community, keeping food miles to a minitroedyrhiwfarmmum & reducing the carbon footprint of the farm.

Troed y Rhiw offers quality accommodation on a working organic farm, and we also run a range of courses throughout the year focused on skills for sustainable, environmentally friendly living. Troed y Rhiw is located in Llwyndafydd just over a mile from Cymtydu beach on Cardigan bay’s protected heritage coast.
Address: Troed y Rhiw Organics, Troed y Rhiw Farm, Llwyndafydd, Llandysul, SA44 6BY
Phone: 01545 560 475     
Email:
info@troedyrhiwfarm.co.uk  www.troedyrhiwfarm.co.uk
 

 Denmark farm

 Denmark Farm Conservation Centre is located in the heart of rural West Wales, within easy reach of the coast, market towns and travel options, yet remote enough to see the stars, hear the leaves in the trees and enjoy the freedom of our 40 acre site.denmarkfarm Wildlife is at the heart of everything we do, from our campsite to our easy trails and nature-watching hides, and from our training courses to facilities for your own events. 

Denmark Farm Conservation Centre
Betws Bledrws, LAMPETER, Ceredigion, SA48 8PB

Telephone:             01570 493358       (normal office hours)
E-mail: info@denmarkfarm.org.uk

www.denmarkfarm.org.uk