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Green Homes Grants

The scheme will focus initially on offering delivery of energy efficiency installations

Use this link to open the website about this grant https://www.eden.gov.uk/housing/housing-support-and-grants/green-homes-grant/

Eden’s Green Homes Grant  offers

  • Technical assessment of your home’s energy efficiency needs.
  • Access to a reputable, trusted supply chain for installation of energy efficiency measures.
  • Specific measures include Insulation such as:
    • External Wall Insulation (EWI).
    • Underfloor insulation.
    • Room in roof insulation.
    • Cavity wall insulation.
    • Loft insulation.
  • Inefficient heating replacement, such as Air Source Heat Pumps (ASHP).
  • Window replacements.
  • Door replacements.
  • Smart heating controls.

Each owner occupied home assessed as being eligible for the scheme, could be entitled to receive installation of an energy efficiency measure from the list above, which would be suitable for your home, up to the value of £10,000.

Who is this scheme for?

Privately owned households with an annual income under £30,000 gross, for instance:

Household a) one adult annual income under £30,000 gross.

Household b) two adults, total household annual income under £30,000 gross.


Respect the Outdoors campaign – please download and share

DEFRA have now reached the third phase of their ‘Respect the Outdoors’ campaign. Their  stakeholder toolkit went live earlier this week and now they need your help to amplify the campaign.

Details about how to access green spaces safely can be found on GOV.UK using the underlined link below:

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-advice-on-accessing-green-spaces-safely


All PACT, Repair Cafe, In-Bloom projects and gardening get togethers are cancelled for the immediate future.


Clothes Swap Cumbria

STOP SHOPPING & START SWAPPING!

Clothes Swap Cumbria provides you will an ethical, affordable and sustainable way to update your wardrobe.

Sort out your clothes, and nay clothes that you no longer want can be taken to the clothes swap where you can exchange your items for clothes at the exchange. The exchange accepts clean clothes of good quality and all ages, sizes and genders are welcome.

Over 11 million items of clothing end up in landfill each week. Cumbria Clothes Swap also host up-cycling workshop.

Interested in hosting an exchange or would like to know more then like and follow “Clothes Swap Cumbria” on Instagram and Facebook.


Transform Our World

National Youth Climate Summit 2020

Council staff and representatives from our Youth Advisory Panel attended the virtual National Youth Climate Summit in April 2020. Use the underlined link below as a short cut to their website for more information on this special and informative event:

https://www.transform-our-world.org/national-youth-climate-summit-2020


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