Passivhaus webinar 8 Oct '10

BTCV volunteering and courses

BTCV Cheshire programme of volunteering and training opportunities, including in their Kitchen Garden.

In Runcorn, there's the Woodland Communities Project.


An assortment of videos for your browsing

Carbon Challenge Calculator

Work out your household's CO2 emissions. A small, no frilly graphics, quick to download spreadsheet. Have a go!

CHAIN documents (some)

Includes poster for latest campaign

Cheshire Community Development Trust
Was Voluntary Action Vale Royal.
Newsletter, featuring grants, events and training for the voluntary sector
They also offer services to the voluntary sector - eg payroll and CRB checks.
They produce a guide to volunteering: register your details so that potential volunteers can find you!

Cheshire East Documents

Become a Waste Reduction Volunteer! (Cheshire-wide)

Cheshire Landscape Trust documents

CLT offer free trees for public places and schools. NOT  for private land/gardens.

Also: latest newsletter, The Acorn

Cheshire West and Chester documents

Vision 2050: a Sustainable Future for Cheshire West and Chester?. Launched on 20th March 2009.

An Invitation to Shape the Future of the Borough

Proposed policy for standards for safeguarding children

Partnership Bulletin

Eco Handbook

Have you hirable rooms?

Climate Change Campaigning

Keep pushing for climate goals... and Climate Change Week 2011

Eco Congregation News

Religious Communities go Green!

Energy - Renewable

Business Activity around Climate Change: Case Studies Required;

Bio-Energy Capital Grants

Hydro in Stockport: shares offered

Funds to Support Rural Renewable Energy Schemes

Micro Hydro seminar notes

Energy Institute Events

Information on: Communication strategies for managing environmental issues

EPNAVCO newsletter

Ellesmere Port's voluntary sector newsletter.

Summer 2008 issue: Antivirus advice from MACAW; useful websites, eg funding, charities, volunteers; training opportunities

Legal and Governance Info

Farming and Wildlife Advisory Group (FWAG)

FFI Events at Chester Zoo

FFI hold meetings at Chester Zoo, with wildlife talks by world experts.

Friends of Anderton and Marbury + Saltscape

Events, including for children; training, heritage, arts and crafts

Frodsham Wind Farm

Peel Energy is proposing a windfarm on the deposit grounds of the Manchester Ship Canal

Funding and European Matters

Newsletter from Cheshire's External Funding & European Unit

Rural Carbon Challenge Fund

Funding Bulletin

Latest funding news from Ellesmere Port & Neston Association of Voluntary and Community Organisations (iss April/May 08)

Also, other funding opportunities.

Notes from Winsford Funding Fair, Oct '10

Green Business

Envirolink press release on Feed-In Tariffs

Tendering for Public Contracts

Gro-Zone: Northwich's Community Garden

Info and links on the Community Garden being developed for Whalley Road

Latest news - more Grozone Growing from 17th July!

Habitats and Hillforts

Events, Training and News from the Sandstone Ridge

H+H want your stories and photos!

IDC Technologies Pocket Guides for engineers

Download free engineering pocket guides

King Street Energy pipeline maps

King Street Energy, planning natural gas storage in 10 tanks set in the salt caverns south-east of Northwich, have plans also for 2 water pipes through Cheshire countryside.

Learning Together Newsletter and Training Events

April/May newsletter for: 14-19 Agenda; winning tenders; ECDL; Dyslexia; Guide to a Hung Parliament; Leadership + Management; Safeguarding.

Local Food, Cheshire Landshare

Local Food Growing initiatives

Making Local Food Work, call for bids

Manchester Happenings
 Grants for community groups working for communities under their flight paths - east of Northwich

Marshall's Arm Events and info

includes Watch activities for youngsters

Mid Cheshire Barn Owl Conservation Group

MCBOG newsletters here

Middlewich News

Info on the Town Wharf regeneration project.

Modernisation Fund Grants Programme

Are you delivering services that meet the needs of communities affected by recession? See documents here...


Organic is no better for you?

A comment on the Food Standards Agency Report.

Origami Festive Mouse

A fairly easy bit of origami resulting in a charming mouse

Quick Carbon Tally

A one-page easy reckoner: a few figures off the top of your head, and you're away!

Rail News

Awards for local rail stations

Recycling Tips
First is using bottle tops as bag closures

RHS courses for Teachers

to learn school gardening

Rudheath Community Newsletter

The newsletter for Rudheath, launched late 2008, and featuring 'What's On', help available at the Neighbourhood Meeting House, the Community Action Team, educational resources and more.

The April '09 issue features the Broken Cross Action on Climate Change group, the Peace Centre, and educational opportunities.

Sponsor Me!


Tetrapak® Wallet

DIY wallet made from a Tetrapak (R) 

Training Courses

Cheshire Children, Young People and Families’ Voluntary, Community and Faith Sector HUB offers a free learning programme.

Vale Royal Women's Aid Garden

VRWA have an on-going project to develop a sensory garden at the refuge together with a children's garden area

Voluntary Action Vale Royal documents

See Cheshire Community Development Trust.

Weaver Valley

Weaver Valley Regional Park - consultation documents

Wildlife and Outdoors

Countryside news and getting out - walking or cycling


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