Renewable Energy
  • Solar power

    Adding some sunshine

    May 10, 2019

    Local community energy enterprise, Gawcott Community Solar CIC, have launched a £9,000 grant fund to support initiatives which benefit local children and young people. Consisting of two sub-funds, grants of up to £1,500 are available and organisations can now apply through the Heart of Bucks website. The community solar farm, located between Gawcott and Buckingham, […]

  • Warren Whyte with solar panel array on the roof of County Hall

    Low carbon grants

    February 20, 2019

    Through the Low Carbon Workspaces £1,000 Energy Cashback campaign, grants of £1,000 are available to 50 small and medium-sized businesses spending more than £2,000 on energy saving initiatives in February and March. It is first-come, first-served with an application deadline of March 31. The £1,000 grants can be claimed towards LED lighting, heating and cooling upgrades, […]

  • Recycling in Bucks is in the public eye

    Waste cuts vote

    December 21, 2018

    Proposals for changing the way Buckinghamshire’s household recycling centres operate will go before the county council’s Cabinet for a decision on January 7, 2019. Between August 28 and October 22, 2018, the county council conducted a public consultation into changes to be made to the county’s household recycling centre service. The changes will make cost […]

  • Green Dragon Rare Breeds and Eco Centre logo

    Creepy creatures

    September 29, 2018

    The daily Green Dragon Eco Farm’s Animal Encounters Programme will be even more interesting with a new Halloween H’Owl encounter in the new Wildlife Zone and Beastly Bug Challenge in Pet’s Corner. The Dragon-Witch will be making her annual visit to the Creepy Crypt where she’ll be introducing her Freaky Friends to visitors – a […]

  • Pic 3 Sarah Moncrieff in the studio

    Waste plant art

    June 4, 2018

    Buckinghamshire’s Greatmoor energy from waste plant is well known for welcoming visitors, with tours of the facility showing how the plant operates and its part in making Buckinghamshire’s waste disposal process as efficient and environmentally-friendly as possible. And now, for Bucks Arts Weeks 2018, there’s an added attraction – an exhibition of the striking paintings […]