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News from Green Communities

March training

We have a number of training courses running in March, your last chance this financial year to learn new skills from a qualified trainer, as well as meeting like-minded community members. Read more

Great year for Green Communities

In the past year Green Communities has been bigger and better than ever, delivering advice to a record breaking number of communities! Read more

New research project seeks communities

Salford University are currently leading development of a new research project on community carbon saving and are looking for participants. Read more

News from Members

High Barnet Green Zone – because you’re worth it

An energy and environmental awareness social enterprise for local residents in High Barnet is being launched, kicking off with an eco fair. Read more

New project to help village save energy and money

Public buildings in Youlgrave are set for an energy health check, thanks to a grant of £9,500 from the Peak District National Park’s Sustainable Development Fund. Read more

Sustrans New Online Mapping Tool – Making Your Move

Sustrans’ have launched their new online mapping across the UK -which seeks tp provide you with the most sustainable way of getting around. Read more

The Eco-Circus – clowning and comedy while saving the planet

Transition Town Shaftsbury is running one of the more unique community projects with their eco-circus ‘A Tipping Point’. Read more

National News

Somerset West Community Energy Consultation

Local community groups and interested individuals in Sedgemoor, Taunton Deane and West Somerset are being invited to take part in an afternoon of presentations and discussions about energy efficiency during April. Read more

Launch of hands-on historic centre

The Hestercombe Water Mill is a million pound restoration project that has transformed a tumble down, listed, Victorian mill and barn into an entertaining contemporary complex for visitors. Read more

Joint ministerial and third sector report on wider action on climate change

This month saw the launch of a report titled ‘Shaping our future: the joint ministerial and third sector Task Force on climate change, the environment and sustainable development’ the report is a vision of how government and third sector will work together in the next 5 years to tackle climate change. Read more

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