Sign Up For The Big Dig

The Big DigThe call is out for Londoners of all ages and experience, to get involved in the Big Dig Day on Saturday 21st March 2015. The day will see thousands of Londoners and many more people across the country don their wellies and get stuck in at a local food growing garden.

The Big Dig Day is the flagship community event of Capital Growth London’s network of over 2 000 food growing gardens located on roofs, in parks and tucked away in hidden corners between houses, by canals and on urban farms. In its fourth year the Big Dig is also run nationally and has helped recruit over 10 000 volunteers to take part in community gardening in the UK. Continue reading

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Free Energy Saving Workshops

Energise Barnet & LVSC FREE energy saving workshops

FREE AWARENESS WORKSHOPS
Save and make energy and money
Reduce your and your members’ energy bills
BECOME A COMMUNITY ENERGY LEADER

Are you a community organisation or charity? Own your building or a tenant? Want to increase your income? Create a new service? If so, LVSC and Energise Barnet will be delivering three FREE workshops; details below.

YOU WILL LEARN HOW TO:
·         Reduce energy bills and generate your own energy
·         Create a new income stream
·         Identify and refer residents in fuel poverty
·         Learn about Government ‘green’ incentives
·         Become leaders in helping London’s transition to a low carbon city.

The workshop you attend will help your organisation improve its energy efficiency and become a behaviour change leader in your community. It will focus on potential actions that you and your members can take to reduce energy bills and their carbon footprint. And, organisations can also sign up to a FREE Eco-audit delivered by City Bridge Trust (subject to owning their building and meeting other eligibility criteria).

Register early to avoid disappointment!
Due to limited places we can only accept one member from each organisation.
25th June 2-5pm in Barnet – Register Here
1st July 2-5pm in Hillingdon – Register Here
8th July 2-5pm in Ealing – Register Here

Any queries or questions contact luke@energisebarnet.org.uk or 020 8492 3364

A Community Led Vision for Hounslow

The Hounslow Town Centre Neighbourhood Forum Group has put together a proposal on the revival of Hounslow. It is a locally produced plan with local ideas. They welcome you to view it at:http://madeinhounslow.wordpress.com/
The plan will be presented at a public meeting on Thursday 6 June at 7pm at the Holy Trinity Church, High Street and you are invited to come along with your colleagues. Your thoughts and feedback of the proposal will be welcome on the comments section on the opening page.
If you are able to attend this important meeting please email, if possible, Hounslow Neighbourhood Forum htcn_forum@hotmail.co.uk so thatthey can inform the venue of numbers expected.