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.
Birmingham GreenFest offers everyone the chance to learn more about sustainable living and how to be greener whilst enjoying a fun, family day out!
Adults only have to pay a special entry price of £2 on the door (under 16s go free) to enjoy the Birmingham GreenFest event and explore the grounds and Victorian glass houses of the gardens.
We are inviting you to join us at Queens Wood Community Garden to share gardening skills, meet local people and learn how to grow veg, fruit and herbs.
The garden is open year round for anyone to enjoy.
Drop in volunteer sessions are every Monday and Thursday from 9.30 – 1.30pm.
All abilities welcome. Please wear suitable clothing.
The Greening Wingrove CIC are looking for enthusiastic volunteers that can help to plant an orchard for the children at Wingrove Primary School!
Come along and get digging! Planting will be taking place on Wednesday 25th February if you can make it before!
Prompt 10am start – 12pm finish, then enjoy a school lunch!
Meeting point – School entrance
For more information...
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
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