Local community energy enterprise, Bath & West Community Energy (BWCE), has just launched its latest green energy bond offer – and for the first time, investors from Bath and the surrounding areas will be able to buy community energy bonds in a tax-free ISA wrapper.
As well as an expected return of 5% a year for five years, the bond offers lower environmental impact and positive…Continue
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Why we want you
Are you enthusiastic about walking? Are you passionate about protecting the places people love to walk in? Do you enjoy meeting new people?
This is a really exciting opportunity to get involved with campaigning at both a local and national level on issues that affect walkers and the environment everywhere.
What you’ll be doing…
You can make the role what you want it to be, but some of the things that you could take part in…Continue
Added by Laura Burley on May 22, 2017 at 12:03 — No Comments
Bath is soon to have its first Repair Café. For anyone interested in finding out what a Repair Café is or who would like to get involved please come along to find out more.
Tuesday 31st January…Continue
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Watch our video to find out how our Bath Big Clothes Swap works
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Bath Natural History Society has published their events listings for September 2016, including meetings on ‘The Natural History of Smallcombe Cemetery’, visits to Folly Farm Nature Reserve and Westhay Moor National Nature…Continue
Added by Alexander King on August 15, 2016 at 10:06 — No Comments
British Food Fortnight is a national annual celebration of British Food and Drink taking place from 17th September – 2nd October. This year it coincides with the Olympic Games and summer harvest festivities and provides an opportunity for community organisations, producers and retailers to share their passion for local food and drink by hosting events and promoting special offers.
Bath and North…Continue
Added by Alexander King on August 9, 2016 at 16:25 — No Comments
Bath & West Community Energy Raises a Million Pounds in a Month for Crewkerne Solar Array
- New Crewkerne solar array is one of largest community-owned clean energy projects in the UK
- BWCE welcomes new…Continue
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Bath Big Clothes Swap – places on sale now
During the prestigious Bath in Fashion Week, Bath & North East Somerset Council is organising its first clothes swap event at Komedia in Bath on Tuesday 19 April 2016.
On average 30% of the clothes in our wardrobes haven’t been worn in the last year (figures from WRAP). Although there are many ways to pass on the clothes…Continue
Added by Hannah Oakley on April 8, 2016 at 9:30 — No Comments
Komedia, 22-23 Westgate Street, Bath BA1 1EP
Clothes accepted from 6pm
Upcycling demonstrations from 6.30 pm and continued throughout the evening
Swap from 7 –…
Added by Lorinda Trebaczyk on April 7, 2016 at 15:08 — No Comments
Bath and North East Somerset has won a prestigious award for its work to increase access to healthy, local and sustainable food across the district.
The Bath and North East Somerset Local Food Partnership has been awarded a bronze Sustainable Food Cities award on behalf of the district, for its work in tackling key food health and sustainability issues such as food poverty, community activities, public sector food and waste. This includes the Healthy Lifestyle Service’s Cook It…Continue
Added by Sophie Kirk on March 24, 2016 at 10:33 — No Comments
St Saviour's CEVC Nursery & Infant School in Larkhall, Bath recently secured a grant of £10,000 from the Bath & West Community Energy (BWCE) Fund, which will cover 50% of the cost of installing solar panels on the school roof.The grant is the highest amount awarded under the fund which is administered by the Quartet Foundation.
The school, which is part of the nationwide Solar Schools scheme run by the organisation 10:10, is now more than half-way towards funding a 10…
Added by Fiona Williams on January 22, 2016 at 13:04 — No Comments
SHELL SPRINGBOARD AWARDS - 2016 AWARDS NOW OPEN TO APPLICATION (deadline 20 November 2015)
The Shell Springboard Awards is designed to provide a financial boost to innovative, low carbon initiatives from across the UK. The objective is to encourage companies to see climate change responsibilities as more than compliance and cost.
This year funding of £350,000…Continue
Added by Sue Evans on October 7, 2015 at 11:58 — No Comments
In the year of its 50th anniversary, St Saviour's Nursery & Infants School in Larkhall, Bath has been chosen as one of 20 schools in the country to join the Solar Schools scheme, with support from the organisation 10:10.
A team consisting of staff and parent volunteers, known as SASSI (Solar at St Saviour's Infants), is now launching a fundraising campaign to cover the cost of installing the panels. Head teacher Ed Harker commented:
"This year, to celebrate our school's…Continue
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As a company we're very keen to hear from any organisations that have not been able to connect a renewable energy system to the grid because of constraints.
The South West is severely constrained and whilst we have a solution, it would be most useful to build up a picture of the what when where.
Thanks in advance
Added by Marc Asker on June 29, 2015 at 16:50 — No Comments
Are you busy clearing your garden in preparation for the summer? If so, take a look at our new compost bin offers. This is a bargain not to be missed. A compost bin is a great way to recycle the garden debris leftover from the winter. We work with Straight PLC to offer subsidised compost bins and water butts to residents of Bath and North East Somerset.…
Added by Hannah Oakley on May 7, 2015 at 15:29 — No Comments