Sustainability event at the Dolphin Center in Darlington
The new sustainability event in Darlington will take place on Friday and Saturday 2nd and 3rd June from 11am to 4pm.
Organized by Darlington Borough Council, the event also caters to the general public, who can also learn more about living more sustainably.
Visitors to the free event will have the opportunity to make a bike smoothie, take part in a Scalextric race and enjoy a crazy bike session in the marketplace.
Guided bike tours with Sustrans and a fix-your-bike clinic are also available.
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If cycling has whetted your appetite, there are a number of vegan food stalls and local producers.
For drivers considering the EV switch there is a wide range of electric cars from local dealers including Vertu Motors, Lookers, Drive Cars and Teesside Audi covering models from Vauxhall, Nissan, MG, Skoda, Cupra and Citroen; Experts are on hand to advise you.
The sustainable fun continues indoors with wooden crafts, library exhibits, a chance to meet the Darlington Beekeepers Association and the team at Acorn Dairy, sustainable bridal wear and more.
Charities and community groups will also be on site including the Woodland Trust, Tees Rivers Trust, Sustrans, as well as furniture recycling and Living Woods North East.
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Local businesses interested in learning more about the benefits of designing more sustainably can stop by various stands for more advice and ideas, and to network with like-minded businesses.
For more details on the Council’s work on carbon neutrality and how people and businesses can get involved, visit: www.darlington.gov.uk/sustainable
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