Gwyrddio Penarth Greening

Shop in Penarth schemeGPG is a lively, community-led, organisation which is helping local people adapt and prepare for a future with less oil and a changing climate. By involving people of all ages, experiences and backgrounds, GPG is developing practical projects which will help reduce dependency of fossil fuels and lead towards a more sustainable and resilient future for Penarth. Our projects include the Shop in Penarth local loyalty card scheme.

We may be have serious aims, but take a look at our projects and reports from our past events, to see that we also have fun. Getting involved could mean just coming along to the occasional meeting, or joining one of our project groups. Membership is free and open to all.

Contact us if you would like to get involved or learn more about us.

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GPG Penarth Local Food Festival 2015

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Gwyrddio Penarth Greening (GPG) will once again be hosting the popular Penarth Local Food Festival this summer. This year’s Festival will take place on Sunday July 12th from 11am to 4pm. Once again the location will be The Kymin House and Grounds on Beach Road, an ideal location for this very popular community event which was described by one stallholder as ‘the festival with the view’  Continue reading

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Apple Day 2014

appleGPG are once again holding their annual Penarth Apple Day in Belle Vue Park. This year’s event is taking place on Sunday 26th October, from 11am to 3pm.

The day is a community celebration of the seasonal and the local with apple juicing, cider tasting, apple treats, family fun and more. Entrance is free and open to all. Please bring along apples from your garden for juicing and sharing.

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GPG Penarth Local Food Festival 2014

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Gwyrddio Penarth Greening (GPG) will once again be hosting the popular Penarth Local Food Festival this summer. This year’s Festival will take place on Sunday July 20th from 11am to 4pm. Once again the location will be The Kymin House and Grounds on Beach Road, an ideal location with stunning views across the Bristol Channel.  Continue reading

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GPG Food Festival feedback

The third annual GPG Penarth Local Food Festival was another resounding success. Building on the popularity of the first two years and blessed with glorious summer weather the event was a true community celebration of local food producers and suppliers.foodfest1
From the 11am start and for the duration of the day the site was filled with crowds of Penarth locals and visitors keen to sample the wide array of treats on offer.
Full report to follow shortly, meanwhile some feedback from festival participants and a facebook album of pics from the day. Continue reading

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GPG Penarth Local Food Festival 2013

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Gwyrddio Penarth Greening will once again be hosting the ever popular Penarth Local Food Festival this summer. This year’s Festival will take place on Sunday July 21st from 11am to 4pm. Once again the location will be The Kymin House and Grounds on Beach Road, an ideal location with stunning views across the Bristol Channel.

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20’s Plenty update

20mphFollowing the recent GPG public meeting on lower residential speed limits for Penarth a group of local residents are set to launch a 20’s Plenty for Penarth campaign. The February meeting was well attended by a wide range of Penarth residents and featured a presentation from Rod King, the founder of the national 20’s Plenty for Us campaign. Continue reading

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