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Contact details

Ty Bro Dyfi

Y Plas,
Machynlleth, Powys, SY20 8ER, UK.
phone: 01654 703965
e-mail: info@ecodyfi.org.uk

Become a member of ecodyfi We want everybody in the Valley to join, so it only costs £1. Drop into Ty Bro Dyfi or send some stamps.

The information centre is open Monday to Friday between 10.00 and 3.00. You might even like to get involved in staffing it or in helping to run a project. Please come and see us!

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Other pages in this section

Directors' Report Oct 2010 [DOC 64kB]

Directors' Report Nov 2009 [DOC 60kB]

Directors' Report Oct 2008 [DOC 74kB]

Directors' Report Sept 2007 [DOC 56kB]

Winter 2005-6 newsletter [PDF 270kB]

Summary of ecodyfi's Forward Plan for 2006 / 07 [Word doc 64kB]

Contact us

People

Legal structure

Volunteer work with ecodyfi

Our vision is for the Dyfi valley to be a thriving bilingual community with a reputation for sustainability.

It is based on the following ideas:

  • Strengthening the local economy is the key to meeting social needs

  • Tourism and farming are the most important local industries.

  • The only kind of tourism that will succeed here is sustainable tourism. Short-term fixes will not do. Equally, the only kind of farming that will succeed here is sustainable farming.

  • Local distinctiveness is the key to success in many markets nowadays, particularly in tourism and increasingly in local produce (including foodstuffs).

  • Food, holiday and other products will all benefit from being associated with a clean, green image of the valley - where the Dyfi valley is a leader in sustainable community regeneration.

  • Globalisation of production and distribution systems leads to unsustainable levels of resource use and waste creation and makes local economies more vulnerable to external factors. Reversing this trend is sometimes called "relocalisation".

Our mission is "to foster sustainable community regeneration in the Dyfi valley".

Local needs must be met within a long-term vision. This implies attention to global as well as local environmental sustainability, to the robustness of the local economy and to the capacity of local people to take responsibility.

More information

Click here for links to reports, our development plan, and minutes.

 

 

 

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