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.

 

MESS news

An A-Z of Living Lightly

An interesting site by St. Mary’s Church, Upton, Wirral with an idea for every letter of the alphabet. Click here to visit the site

Farming – past, present and future

Another interesting article from a member with a farming background who reflects  – to read the article click here

The Arctic, a lesson to us all

We have a new and sobering article by Gordon a MESS member about the decline in sea ice in the Arctic. Click here to read the full article

New home improvement grants of up to £10,000

If you live in Greater Manchester home improvement grants of up to £10,000 are available to help residents save on energy bills. To be eligible for the grant of up to £10,000, applicants should have a gross annual household income of less than £30,000 and be living in homes with a low energy efficiency rating (EPC band E, F or G).  For more information see

https://greatermanchester-ca.gov.uk/what-we-do/environment/green-homes-grant/

Green Homes Grant article

Read our new article about how homeowners in England can get vouchers worth up to £5,000 to make their homes more energy efficient. Click here to read the full article

New article by MESS members

Two MESS members have written an interesting article about rethinking your wardrobe with lots of interesting ideas. Click here to read it.

Canal and River Trust

Take the 2 minute Plastics Challenge for the Canal & River Trust. The key to this is ‘your small action can make a big difference’. Click here to get involved

Clean Air Greater Manchester

Help shape the final Clean Air plan. You can have your say by going to https://cleanairgm.com/ and filling out the questionnaire. The consultation ends on 3rd December 2020.

Inspirational Group Of The Week – MESS⭐️

We have been chosen by Marple Community Hub as their inspirational group of the week! For more information see https://www.facebook.com/groups/1828827993803558/

Green Homes Grant

From Wednesday 30 September 2020, homeowners in England can get vouchers worth up to £5,000 to make their homes more energy efficient under a new Government scheme known as the Green Homes Grant.

More information is available on https://greenhomesgrant.campaign.gov.uk/#homeowners