31 October 2016
October’s Good News round-up full of fantastic success stories from some of our Network members.
Network Harvest: This month has seen a wealth of exciting and impactful events, including our very own Network Harvest. 170 people attended to share knowledge, network and collaborate on energy and sustainability issues.
Fit for the Future: building a resilient and environmentally sustainable cultural estate was an event that we partnered with alongside Julie’s Bicycle. Representatives from across the arts and cultural sector attended to find out how to approach energy issues within their buildings. You can also find the ‘Fit for the Future’ guide on the Julie’s Bicycle website.
New online platform for One Planet Living: One Planet Living uses ecological footprinting and carbon footprinting as its headline indicators. It is based on ten guiding principles of sustainability as a framework and leading building design companies will be supporting Bioregional in developing this online.
Biodiversity given a boost: funding has been unlocked across the River Severn for the Canal & River Trust and other partner organisations to develop a new wildlife project
Bringing down heat costs: a new £3m THERMOS project from Centre for Sustainable Energy will reduce the planning costs of heat networks
Green Gown Awards: both the Field Studies Council and the University of Chester have been shortlisted in the Green Gown Awards. The results are due to be announced on 10 November.
The silver medal goes to….the Cross River Partnership for their Greening the BIDs video, which has won silver at the EVCOM 2016 Clarion Awards. Congratulations!
If you have success stories to share that can support and inspire other members, please drop us a line – we would love to hear from you.