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    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 Lowimpact.org 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 Lowimpact.org | 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

    The Woolhope Woodheat Project

    Jon Halle of Sharenergy | 26-Jun-2012 | 0

    You might like to have a look at our project which covers a load of bases – reducing carbon emissions, protecting neglected woodland, creating employment in woodland management, providing greener heat for hard-to-heat buildings. Read more

    Review of Grand Designs Live, London 2012

    Dave Darby of Lowimpact.org | 21-Jun-2012 | 0

    A very big welcome to Lowimpact.org to all our new subscribers who found us at Grand Designs Live, London 2012 – enjoy exploring, and we look forward to seeing you on a course or meeting you in the forums very soon. Read more

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