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Heat pumps and funding for insulation

Heat pumps and funding for insulation

Renewables Round-up: Heat pumps and funding for insulation Local renewable energy specialist Neil Williams highlights some important developments for homeowners looking to make their properties greener, warmer and cheaper to run High-temperature heat pumps In the last...

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Seedy Saturday 2024

Seedy Saturday 2024

Seedy Saturday Saturday 3 February, 10am-3pm, Lewes Town Hall (Fisher Street entrance) Adults - £1; Children - free Don’t miss this annual fixture in the Lewes calendar, with stalls, talks, music, children’s activities, cakes and refreshments – and, of course, the...

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Webinar: Eco Retrofit in conservation areas 

Webinar: Eco Retrofit in conservation areas 

Webinar: Eco Retrofit in conservation areas  Thursday 22 February, 10am-11.30am, FREE, Book your place here Join Community Energy South for a free webinar exploring what householders need to address, and how much planning leeway local authorities have, when looking to...

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Retrofitting a home in a conservation area

Retrofitting a home in a conservation area

Retrofitting a home in a conservation area Local architectural academic Suzy Nelson reports on the recent talks by Chris Proctor and Alex Moojen (pictured) at Lewes Climate Hub on what can and can’t be done to homes in the Lewes Conservation Area to reduce draughts...

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Support wildlife in Lewes allotments

Support wildlife in Lewes allotments

Support wildlife in Lewes allotments Do you have an allotment? The Lewes Mosaic project is developing a programme of wildlife surveys and workshops to identify the rich biodiversity currently and potentially to be found on allotment sites in and around Lewes– and it...

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Climate Cafés: Why it’s good to talk

Climate Cafés: Why it’s good to talk

Climate Cafés: Why it’s good to talk Jack Broadley and Guy Gladstone of the Climate Psychology Alliance, who host monthly Climate Cafés in Lewes, explain why talking about climate anxiety is a crucial step in taking climate action.   There have always been topics...

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The affordable home retrofitsaving

The affordable home retrofitsaving

Talk: The affordable home retrofit What steps could you take to make your home warmer and more energy efficient with £1,000 or less? Nicki Myers of local community energy company OVESCo presents a range of practical ideas. Watch the video here:...

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Lewes’ Farmers Market with solar panels

Lewes’ Farmers Market with solar panels

What if… … we sheltered Lewes’ Farmers Market with solar panels?   Let’s learn from Eastbourne District General Hospital and put solar panels where they could deliver power – and protection from the elements, suggests Ann Link of Nevill 2030. Eastbourne District...

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XR: The birthday party we really didn’t want

XR: The birthday party we really didn’t want

Extinction Rebellion: The birthday party we really didn’t want   It’s been five years since Extinction Rebellion (XR) charged into our national consciousness and brought the (non-violent) battle to stop climate change to the streets. Mark Engineer of XR Lewes...

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Our Festive booklist

Our Festive booklist

Our Festive booklist We asked friends of Lewes Climate Hub and Transition Town Lewes to recommend inspiring books on nature, climate action and more to gift to loved ones this holiday. Charlotte Wilson – Lewes Climate Hub co-ordinator Entangled Life: How Fungi Make...

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Warm your home

Warm your home

Warm your home! 8 November – 9 December, Wed-Sat 11am-3pm, Lewes Climate Hub, 32 High Street, Lewes, BN7 2LU A season of practical ideas and expert advice to make your home warmer, greener and cheaper to run Saturday Talks and Q&As Join us at Lewes Climate Hub for...

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