Please come along to one of our events, click on the entry below to find out more details.

Western Power Distribution Net Zero Communities Forums

Thu, 25/03/2021

Organised by Regen

These free online forums are for communities interested in energy, climate activists, advanced community energy groups, local authorities, and anyone working with or supporting community energy organisations.

  • Wednesday 17th March
    2pm – 4.15pm
    Book here
  • Thursday 25th March
    10am – 12.15pm
    Book here

The events will bring together local energy stakeholders to learn from each other, hear the latest from Western Power Distribution (WPD) and collaborate to develop new ideas.

WPD will give an update on their Net Zero Communities Strategy, with group discussions on key topics around energy efficiency and fuel poverty, low carbon heat, innovation, data and more. 

Expert - led Mini-Seminars 

Thu, 08/04/2021

Via Zoom
Organised by Transition Buxton

All sessions are one hour long - 20 minutes presentation followed by 40 minutes Q&A / discussion on zoom. All free and open to all. If you have any questions, please email

  • Recycling – how does it all work?
    Joel Rawlins
    Thursday 11th March, 7.30pm

    Joel Rawlins from Alliance Environmental will explain what happens to ‘recyclables’, if the wrong items gets in the mix, and what changes might be coming to a wheely bin near you, and more. Alliance Environmental is the firm who handles most of the recyclable waste in the High Peak Borough area on behalf of the local authority.  

  • Wild Weeks
    Frances Sussex and Jackie Wragg
    Thursday 8th April, 7.30pm

    Frances and Jackie want to get Buxton going wild this summer! Come along to meet those involved and hear about all the exciting activities that are being planned to help schools and community get wild about Buxton. Buxton Wild Weeks are open for everyone to enjoy regardless of skills or time availability.

You can watch recorded versions of previous mini seminars if you missed them here:

Sustainable Living Tour

Sat, 06/11/2021

Organised by Hockerton Housing Project
Up to £20

Do you want to see what low carbon living might look like? The Hockerton Housing Project is a small community of five earth sheltered homes built in 1998 on the outskirts of Hockerton, Nottinghamshire, UK. Hockerton

Housing project is offering tours around their site which includes a guided walk to learn about its food, water and renewable energy systems.  Tours will be running on the following dates: 

  • Saturday 13th March, 2pm 
  • Saturday 24th April, 2pm
  • Saturday 22nd May, 2pm
  • Saturday 12th June, 2pm
  • Saturday 2nd October, 2pm
  • Saturday 6th November, 2pm

N.B: - Please note these events will be held on a Live Zoom if the present Covid 19 restrictions are still in place.