MARPLE, MELLOR & MARPLE BRIDGE ENERGY SAVING STRATEGY is a local community project which aims to promote carbon reduction, raise awareness of climate change issues and find local solutions to some of the resulting problems.


On this page you will introductions to many interesting articles written by our members and other people. At the end of the summary you will find a link which will take you to a version of the full article which you can read online, download to your own device or print out.

Climate Crisis in Marple

Chris Jones – Keynote speaker

This article is about our event held in September 2019 at Marple College.

There was a variety of speakers including Chris Jones from the Tyndall Institute.

Local groups were also represented and a number of stalls with information about food, recycling, transport and energy saving tips.

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Rethinking your wardrobe

Two of our members have written an interesting article on how to redesign your wardrobe without harming the environment.

There are lots of tips and advice for us all to learn from.

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Green Homes Grant

The government has recently announced a new scheme to help people reduce the carbon footprint of their home with grants of up to £5,000. Click here to read the article written by one of our members

The Arctic, a lesson for us all

Decline in Arctic sea ice

A sobering article about the effects of the Arctic warming.  Click here to read the article written by a MESS member.



Farming – past, present and future

An article from one of our members who grew up during the war on a North Yorkshire farm and still has relatives farming there today. Read here : Farming