Eight ways to cut your carbon

There has been an increase in public awareness and a step-up in government focus on climate change in the past year, thanks largely to Extinction Rebellion, Greta Thunberg and others. But we are still not seeing the big changes that are needed to curb catastrophic...

Lewes eco video enjoys worldwide success

By Jill Goulder I’ve been an eco-house owner – part of the Lewes Eco Open Houses weekends – for the last 10 years. I’m happy to say that my house has been popular, largely because of high interest in the magnetic-strip secondary glazing which I’ve installed...
Electric bicycles: what you told us

Electric bicycles: what you told us

As the pandemic shutdown starts to ease, electric bicycles are enjoying a surge in interest as people look for a viable, self-distanced alternative to cars or public transport. Manufacturers and shops say demand has rocketed. Halfords, the UK’s biggest bike retailer,...

Converting my bike to an e-bike

Installing a battery on his ordinary bicycle was more affordable than buying a new electric bike for Sam Roberts. But as he discovered, different types of conversion kit can lead to very different experiences. I bought my conventional 2017 Diamondback DB Peak bicycle...

Eco house inspiration

If you’re in the mood for home improvement during the shutdown, there’s plenty of local ideas and information for making your house more eco-friendly. Eco Open Houses Worthing Transition Town Worthing had to cancel its Eco House event this April. But there’s still of...