Summer Children’s Activities at Rosliston Forestry Centre 

A number of wildlife and environmentally-themed activities for 4-12 year olds are taking place during August at the centre in South Derbyshire:

Derbyshire Eco Centre Autumn Courses Now Booking

Autumn courses at the Derbyshire Eco Centre near Wirksworth include:

  • Plastic Pollution
  • Plastic Planet
  • Hedgelaying
  • Family Waste Warriors
  • Family Nature Detectives

Adult Education Centres in Ashbourne and Matlock are hosting recycling craft workshops. Download the brochure, which includes courses at all three sites, here:

August Newsletter Out Now

Our August newsletter is out now, packed full of all the latest news on community action on climate change in Derbyshire, Derby, Nottinghamshire and Nottingham. Read it here.

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Greening Southwell Considers Bulk Purchase Solar Scheme

Greening Southwell has approached 12 local solar PV installer that are willing to do a deal if 10 or more households in and business in the area are interested in installing solar panels to generate green energy. They are likely to be able to get a 10% discount on the cost.
The group is currently asking people to register their interest:

Nottingham Group Produces Climate Friendly Gardening Resource

Nottingham Growing Network has created an updated pack on gardening in a changing climate as part of their Water Works project, with 40 pages of ideas and information, all linked to web information and 20 How-To-Do-It guides. It is currently available on memory sticks and the group is hoping it will also be online shortly. The work was funded by the Postcode Local Trust and supported by Social Farms and Gardens.

If you would like one, please message Windmill Community Gardens via their Facebook page: