Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Energise Hastings!

Energise Hastings
A club for everyone interested in reducing fuel bills and tackling climate change through energy use in the home.

Launch meeting

9.30 a.m. for breakfast
10 a.m. ~ 12 noon

Saturday 24 January 2009

Bridge Community Centre
361 Priory Road, Ore Valley,

• Make your home more energy efficient through draught proofing and insulation.

• Explore how to generate your own electricity and heating from renewable energy sources such as solar panels (photo voltaic and solar thermal), small wind turbines, wood burning stoves and air & ground source heat pumps.

• Learn about the different ways that energy can be generated, which technology is best for your home energy needs and which grants are available.

• Take the practical steps to get renewable energy equipment installed, find out about local training opportunities, become an accredited installer.

For more details or to confirm your attendance at the launch meeting contact:

Derrick G. Knight - Project Coordinator, Energise Hastings
Email: energisehastings@googlemail.com Mob: 07812 795537

or Chantal Lass - Sustainability Officer, Hastings Borough Council
Email: class@hastings.gov.uk Tel: 01424 451483

Saturday, January 10, 2009

HBC Community Partnerships Funding

We're really excited and grateful that Hastings Borough Council has supported our consortium to the tune of £126k over two years to deliver vocational and life skills training. The Consortium is made up of Hastings Trust, Hastings Furniture Service, Horizons Community Learning and the Fellowship of St Nicholas. Watch this space to see how you can get involved when the project launches - we can't wait to get started.