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

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

Greater Manchester Green Summit 2020

hThe summit took place on 21st-24th September 2020. All the sessions are available to watch on the website until the end of December 2020

Maureen Matthews RIP

It is with great sadness that we have to announce the death of our Chair and founder of MESS on 2nd August 2020. Maureen was a truly inspirational woman, who loved the environment and
made our world a better place. She will be sadly missed by us all.

Photos of Climate Crisis event added

Go to our Events page to see photos of our event on 29th September. Thanks to Arthur Procter for allowing us to use them

Successful event at Marple College

Our event on Sunday 29th September was a great success. Thanks to anyone who came, spoke, visited the stalls or helped in any way. The enthusiasm shown on the day means we can make a difference!

Summer newsletter published

Our latest newsletter is ready to download. Follow the link below to read articles about pollution, eco-bricks and our event on 29th September

Spring newsletter published

Our spring newsletter with lots of interesting articles and details of our Climate Crisis event on 29th September is now available to download


You can switch to a supplier of all renewable energy through MESS and  receive a cash reward if you go to the Energy Switch page, and you will painlessly reduce your carbon footprint too.

Dates of next meetings in 2020

Unfortunately MESS is no longer holding monthly meetings due to the local restrictions.  As soon as we are able to, we will start meeting again and the dates will be advertised on this site.