February Newsletter out now

Our latest newsletter is out now and packed full of the latest events and news from around Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Read it online

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Pre-Register for the M&S Energy Fund

Marks and Spencers Energy recently gave away £300,000 in funding to 25 communities across the UK for energy efficiency and renewables projects. Pre-register your interest for their 2018 scheme:

Grants Available from EON for Community Buildings and Education

Up to £2,000 is available to community centres, schools and charities through EON Energy’s Energising Communities Fund. Grants are available for community buildings that need to improve their energy efficiency and schools or charities looking to offer energy education. Find out more at

Recycle and Raise Money for Nottinghamshire Hospice

Nottinghamshire residents are being encouraged to recycle drinks cans and plastic bottles to help raise money for local people who are being cared for by Nottinghamshire Hospice, Nottinghamshire County Council Chairman’s chosen charity. The money raised will be used to help those with terminal and life-limiting illnesses, their families and carers. 

Throughout January, Veolia (Nottinghamshire County Council’s waste management contractor) are donating £2 for every tonne of recyclable plastic bottles and cans collected from kerbside recycling bins. 750 tonnes of plastics bottles and cans were collected in 2016, and Veolia have promised to donate an additional £500 bonus to the charity if the total reaches 1,000 tonnes in January this year.

Local Eco Homes for Sale

There are currently a number of purpose built eco homes for sale in Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire