The Climate Reality Project pose the question – did you know wind power is one of the most affordable and viable sources of clean energy? In fact, from 2009 to 2015, the cost of generating electricity using wind energy fell 61 percent. The US Department of Energy even shows that increasing wind power development in the US could save Americans $149 billion net by 2050. Great cost savings is just one of the many benefits of wind power. But many people don’t know about this wind win Continue reading →
Got something that needs fixing? We can mend computers, clothing and fabric, furniture and electrical appliances. Come along to Corsham Repair Café on Sat 19 Sept – and it’s free!
Pollination – visual insights Working across 20 different countries, at Kew Gardens in London or in her own garden, Heather Angel has captured images that provide an intriguing insight into how flowers communicate with their pollinators. Heather Angel is an internationally renowned nature photographer and will talk about the fascinating ways flowers entice, or reject, pollinators. She will illustrate her talk with her amazing close-up and flash photography. Heather is the past President of the Royal Photographic Society and received an honorary Doctorate from Bath University. Continue reading →
A great article on our Repair Café in the latest issue of Wiltshire Life… Wiltshire Life_Repair Cafe … including a mention of the next Repair Café at The Pound, on 19th September, 2 – 4pm.
Following on from the success of our recent Give and Take days in Corsham and Box we are pleased to announce an expanded event at Corsham’s Springfield Community Campus on Saturday 26th September, from 10.30-12.30. As well as the ever-popular free community swap shop there will be a variety of stalls for people to browse and find out more information on a range of environmental and sustainability topics. Plus we’ll be serving refreshments – all Fairtrade, naturally! More details to follow…