Projects in support of our Energy Strategy

West Bagborough Energy Efficiency Workshop April 2010

Energy Efficiency

We organise events and provide information and support so that we can reduce energy use in our homes and SAVE MONEY!

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Ground Source Heat Pump

Ground Source Heat Pump

Household Electricity Generation Systems

We supply information and contacts to those households that would like to consider generating electricity from their own homes.

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Mitsubishi Miev Electric Car

Electric Vehicles

We are working with local community car schemes to reduce carbon emissions in the Quantocks by promoting ‘cleaner’ electric vehicles.

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Nether Stowey Church Centre

Nether Stowey Church Centre

Community Electricity Generation

We aim to help Quantock communities install sustainable electricity generating systems on halls, schools, surgeries, churches etc.

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Cycling in the Quantocks

New CycleWay

We are working with Somerset County Council, Bishops Lydeard, Cotford St Luke and Norton Fitzwarren Parish Councils to provide a new  CycleWay from BL/CStL to Taunton.

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Projects in support of our Habitat Strategy

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

We are trying to reduce even further the amount of plastic going to landfill by converting the plastic which still remains in our bins into useful products. We are working with our local MPs and Councils to achieve this.

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Helping the AONB

Helping the AONB

We work with the Quantock Hills AONB to conserve and protect our beautiful Quantock Hills.

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Pollination

Pollination

We are working to encourage pollination and improve food security.

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Wildlife Habitats

Wildlife Habitats

We are working to encourage wildlife in our  gardens and community open spaces.

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Food Miles

Food Miles

Food

We are trying to reduce our food miles by encouraging ’grow your own’ and establishing links with local food suppliers to facilitate sales of locally grown food.

We are currently discussing Food Mapping and welcome any contributions.

Schools

We will be inviting schools in the following Quantock villages to get involved in QE activities.   Nether Stowey, Watchet,  Williton, Stogumber , Crowcombe, Lydeard St Lawrence , Spaxton,  Bishops Lydeard and Kingston St Mary

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