If you want to find out a bit more about how to cook or make food using less energy then come along to the Energy Group’s low carbon pot luck supper at Helen Lederer’s house, this Sunday (27 July) at 6pm. Bring something to eat with a card describing what it is, how it was made, where the ingredients came from etc. so that we can have an idea of the energy and carbon involved in making it. Please can you email for more information or to let us know if you are coming so that we have an idea of numbers.
Also check out the following page on the Transition Town website for a recent article by Andrew Backhouse about what the Energy Group has been up to recently.
It’s the rearranged energy group meeting tonight.
7.30 @ 13 Devonshire Drive, Alderley Edge.
Want to see Jeremy Irons in Wilmslow?
Come along to an exclusive Transition Wilmslow screening of
Trashed The Movie
(Screened at over 46 film festivals, nominated thirteen times and won 8 awards)
at Wilmslow Library, Tuesday 25th February 2014, 7.45 pm
Does anyone think about what happens to all the trash we produce? We keep making things that do not break down. We have all heard these horrifying facts before, but with Jeremy Irons as our guide, we discover what happens to the billion or so tons of waste that goes unaccounted for each year.
See the trailer of the film here
Link in to what’s happening locally – right here!
♦ Sign up to the Waste Reduction Volunteers 2014
♦ Check out the work of a local ‘up-cycler’ here
Catch up with what the Transition Network is doing worldwide
Before you read about the energy saving tips below…
…put Sunday 16th February in your diary as the day you will visit our Energy Group stall at Wilmslow Artisan Market off Grove Street from 10.00am. Come and chat about energy issues and sign up for an energy survey to see where your home is leaking heat!
♦ What’s happening in Lymm to address reducing energy consumption? Hear & see local people talk about the changes they have made.
Low Carbon Lymm
♦ Why did the Victorians wear lots of clothes at home? And why are you sitting at home in winter wearing thin clothing with the heating on high?
Simpler Ways to Stay Warm
Following on from all the lovely people we met at our stall at Wilmslow Artisan Market earlier in November….
Their main concern at this time of year?
What to do about CONDENSATION – on windows, and even on walls in some houses.
We have expert advice for you from Frances Hill, who lectures at the Centre for Alternative Technology. Click here
Do you want to know where your house is losing heat?
Sign up for an energy survey. One of our volunteers will use a thermal imaging camera to pinpoint the problem areas and offer advice to put it right.
Contact email@example.com to arrange a visit
Green Doors: Saturday 28 September 2013
Come and find out what others have done to make their homes more sustainable, cheaper to live in, and see if there are things you can do too. Where do you lose heat? What can you do to save money and energy?
Compare ideas, ask questions. None of us are perfect though!
1-4pm Joy and Luigi Pagano, 50 Sagars Road, Handforth, SK9 3EE to see solar hot water and electricity for a bungalow
10.30-1pm Andrew and Frances, 31 Vale Head, Handforth, SK9 3BP for wood burning stove, solar hot water, hens, garden at end of terrace.
1.30pm-4.30pm Amanda and Garry Olson, 27 Strawberry Lane, Wilmslow SK9 6AQ for wood burning stove, solar electricity and vegetable garden with hens for a semi detached house
1pm-4pm Anthony and Pippa Jones, 4 Fulshaw Ave, Wilmslow SK9 5JA – a Victorian house with vegetables and hens – but also thermally insulated blinds, solar hot water and electricity.
There may be more houses added to the list – which will be advertised on this page in the next few days. Or ring Andrew Backhouse on 07929 188014
Come along to our Open Space meeting from 9.45am – 1pm with the aim of discussing “How can we make Wilmslow a more sustainable and beautiful place to live?” This is an ideal opportunity to let us know what changes you would like to see in Wilmslow and what our groups should be focusing on to make Wilmslow a more resilient community. The meeting will be held at the Quaker meeting house in Wilmslow.