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A-Z of a Green Christmas

By Sarah McClelland on behalf of SLH This article was originally written for the December edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  A is for Advent Try something different this year and do a “reverse advent”. Really simply, get a box or a bag and each day add an item like tinned food, toiletries and clothes. Then drop it off …

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Green Homes Grant for Insulation — Worth the Effort?

By Mel Godfrey on behalf of SLH This article was originally written for the December edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  The Green Homes Grant is available now. Homeowners and landlords can apply for up to £5,000 of vouchers to upgrade the energy efficiency of their homes. The eligible “primary insulation measures” are about adding insulation, such as under-floor …

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Creating a Legacy for Change

By Kevin Bradford This article was originally written for the October edition of Heatons Post, https://www.heatonspost.co.uk/  Environmentalists from The Heatons are hoping an inspiring online event will leave a “legacy” for future generations. Organisers of Heatons Climate Action Festival called on communities to support behavioural change to help tackle the growing challenges around sustainability now, and into the future.   Sustainable Living in the Heatons (SLH), member Mel Godfrey, …

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While we’re on lockdown, there are still plenty of ways to connect with us, to keep building a resilient and sustainable community in the Heatons. If you use social media – you can find us there, posting ideas, inspiration and updates about things you can join in with. We love to hear from you, whether …

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