Environmental charity, Global Action Plan recently launched an exciting new community energy initiative, the Big Energy Race. We hope that organisations like yours will help us encourage communities to save energy, win prizes and get ‘energy-fit’ together!
What is the Big Energy Race?
The Big Energy Race* is a national initiative to help community groups and individuals to take control...
Repowering is a not-for-profit co-operative that specialises in creating local energy through the delivery of community owned renewable energy projects.
The East London Model Railway Group in 2014
It's another busy year of community projects for the East London Model Railway Group. Thanks to the generous grant from the Skipton Building Society we have been able to buy the materials needed to progress our model railway layouts. These materials included timber, plastic material, electronic components, paint, glue, printer ink...
Let's make London a National Park! We are campaigning to make London the world's first National Park City, a new kind of national park. Follow the cluster to stay up to date with our progress! Tweet us @LondonNP
Welcome to the Permaculture Cluster!
This page brings together projects, events and other information from across Project Dirt related to Permaculture.
Enjoy a sensory filled yoga and mindfulness meditation experience followed by a three course meal.
DJ Strong will be playing live chillout tunes throughout your practice to get you into the flow.
Your hard work will then be paid off with a three course meal while your glass is filled with something sparkly.
Starter: Spinach, Pine nut, and goat...
Today we plan to plant the Orchard trees that will make our "Memorial Orchard".
We invited residents to give us details of the births and death dates of lost loved ones and each tree will be dedicated and planted with the resident and group.
The idea being that people can walk among the blossoms and fruit and remember their loved...
Pigpen Social is back! This free entry event will feature sustainability networking and presentations, creative commons cinema, a free shop with books and vinyl, live music and more.
Taking place on
Saturday 28th February 2015 1pm to 1am at The Greenbank Pub in Easton,
From 1pm to 4pm Net Impact Bristol are delighted to be hosting the sustainability networking...
On a dull, grey morning in February I pulled up at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital site for my first day out as a Project Officer on the Health for Life in the community programme. I was excited but also nervous - as I am a food growing novice! But walking up to the site I was intrigued to see five raised...
A beautiful sunny Tooting morning.....,
.....and guess what time the really cold rain started yesterday?
Yes, exactly as we started the games.
Nevertheless, adults were seen and heard up trees, and a 2-year old was soon playing hug-tag (come next time to find out how to play that game..). That brave family deserves our respect!
There will be...
Supporting the growth of community renewable energy through the use of Camden assets
New to community energy? Don’t know how to get started?
We can help!
Camden wants to support community energy projects to get going and be successful and as part of this will explore with your community group (e.g. Tenants’ & Residents’ Association, Transition Town group etc.) how we can make Camden assets available to host installations.
What do you need to do if you want to develop a community energy project in Camden?
Where to look for other support or information?
http://www.roughguide.to/communityenergy - an overview of community energy
http://www.planlocal.org.uk/ - short films and resources for communities
http://www.cse.org.uk/thesource - a vast array of resources and toolkits, including how to select an appropriate legal structure for your group
https://www.gov.uk/urban-community-energy-fund - the Government’s financial support scheme for urban community energy
HASC Sustainability Strategy Team
Tel: 020 7974 2530, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org