East Devon homes can get free energy efficiency improvements

Residents across East Devon can benefit from free energy efficiency improvements worth up to £10,000, as part of a share of a multi-million pound Government funded programme.

Under the Green Homes Grants Scheme, homeowners will benefit from energy efficiency installations up to the value of £10,000 with nothing for them to pay towards the costs of works.

Tenants of rented...

A Greener Future? - Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall and Jonathon Porritt are among the speakers at ExeLi

A Greener Future?

With: Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall, Jonathon Porritt, Lucy Siegle, Natalie Fee and Professor Peter Cox

Chaired by Martin Wright of Positive News

Ahead of the crucial global climate summit in Glasgow, hear from one of the world’s leading climate scientists what the latest predictions are for Devon, Britain and the world. What are the most promising solutions to climate change – and how can we make them happen? How can we live, play and eat well without wrecking the planet?

A lively afternoon of insight, discussion and debate, and a chance to have your say...

Going green is not black and white

Staff at a top regional conservation charity have shared their successes and frustrations as they try to reduce, reuse and recycle consumables in their cafes and restaurants.

Wild Planet Trust is the charity that runs Paignton Zoo, Living Coasts in Torquay and Newquay Zoo in Cornwall. Staff and volunteers work to reduce the zoos’ impact on the planet in as many ways as they can – but...

£25m Plymouth investment helps British Gas meet new energy efficiency target four months early

A £25 million scheme delivered by British Gas across Plymouth to make homes warmer and to lower the cost of energy bills, has helped the company meet its Energy Companies Obligation (ECO) four months early.

The three year investment from British Gas to carry out energy efficiency measures across the city, is helping social housing tenants obtain heavily discounted solid wall insulation...