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Interested in finding out more about sustainable housing models and opportunities?
The recent changes to funding arrangements and financial incentives in support of energy efficiency and renewable energy technologies have changed the options for community groups and others to engage in small-scale renewable energy projects in their area.
What does 'community led design' really mean in practice? And does it lead to higher quality places and spaces?
Part of Glasshouse Events
A chance to learn from early neighbourhood planning pilots and other existing good practice in community planning.
An NCVS Event: The opportunity to discuss with Phil Joyce, Director of Area Based Regeneration, Newcastle City Council, how community and voluntary groups have been involved in local schemes, what has worked well and what could be improved for the future.
The talk focuses on the human aspects of intentional communities and is especially relevant for those considering setting up low impact housing co-ops or collective land projects. Case studies will be taken from her book, Surviving and Thriving on the Land, and there will be information on land match, a technique for finding like minded people with whom to set up projects.
A project, commissioned by the Friends of Summerhill, to creatively engage with the Summerhill community to find out what they would like to see happen with the old local bowling club.