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07/2012 posts

Local firewood auction & fair in your county?

Andy Reynolds of the Ecolodge | 23-Jul-2012 | 0

The Lincolnshire Firewood Fair receives The Lincolnshire Environmental Award 2012. 4 years ago a disparate group of foresters, woodmen, agents, and firewood merchants got together with direction from the local Forestry Commission officer. Read more

Want to help start an eco-village in Ireland?

Harry White of East Clare Eco | 15-Jul-2012 | 0

Hello. My family and I moved to Ireland three years ago when our eldest boy was born. Previous to this we were living aboard a narrow boat cruising between the midlands and London. Read more

You can be part owner of a large solar power plant

Westmill solar park is located near to Watchfield, on the Wiltshire/Oxfordshire border, just off the A420. The site is operating successfully and consists of 30 acres of over 20,000 solar panels. Read more

Summer advice for wood stove owners

Hi All, My name is Sune and I help to run Stovesonline – we are the network partner for things to do with wood stoves, pellet stoves, chimneys, etc. I’m new to this blog, so I thought I would kick off with a few bits of easy summer advice for stove owners. Read more

Making bread, butter & cheese

Dave Darby of | 02-Jul-2012 | 0

We’ve just had a fantastic course here this weekend – how to make bread, butter and cheese. The breadmaking part of the course was provided by Katherine Hallewell (above). She and a friend have a small bakery in Stroud, and they make bread for local people. Read more

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