Case Studies in Herefordshire

Transition Leominster

This report set out a series of the first publicly identified practical projects and steps that Transition Leominster, the wider community, partners and Leominster Town Council can take in the decade 2020 to 2030.


Formed by Llangarron Parish Council in 2021 this working group now runs monthly talks, sends out a regular newsletter, has a Repair Cafe, community tree nursery and other projects.


Working closely with the Parish Council although not part of it, EESG has been running several projects running including becoming a plastic free community.


Fownhope were the first parish to be involved in The Great Collaboration and were critical in developing, testing out and refining the toolkit and the model of community development as an Environmental Group. Two years on from setting up the parish council group this is a case study for a community activity day.

Kings Caple

The group at Kings Caple is part of the parish council and it covers a small parish but a lively community. Their first consultation resulted in some positive ideas including support for recycling from the local school. 


Colwall has a long history of environmental projects including setting up a community orchard however activities had slowed down a little so they relaunched with renewed vigour and involving a new group of volunteer


Working separately from the parish council Green Group Almeley started their activities with some interesting projects including helping local people carry out thermal imaging surveys.