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Transition Town Hastings (TTH) is part of the national network of Transition Towns, a local non-political group of volunteers formed to respond to climate change and over-dependence on fossil fuels, campaigning for sustainable living and community participation, knowledge sharing and awareness raising. Here’s their latest news update about events happening locally.

Posted 08:58 Thursday, May 3, 2018 In: Grassroots Tags: Abby Nicol Anna Locke bohemia walled garden Energise Sussex Coast Green Drinks Interreg North West Europe Ore Valley Greenway Pea Pod Veg SHINE Sustainability Week Sustainable Food Trust The Beacon The Big Lunch Transition Town Hastings

SHINE: Energy initiative launches

Fuel poverty, a major issue in Hastings and St Leonards-on-Sea, means paying fuel bills results in a state of poverty. Reducing fuel poverty, lowering fuel bills, helping people to keep warm and spreading the word about energy efficiency methods are all within the remit of SHINE (Sustainable Houses In Inclusive Neighbourhoods), which launched on 26 October at Christ Church Hall in St Leonards. Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 18:00 Wednesday, Nov 1, 2017 In: Energy Wise Tags: Citizens Advice 1066 Energise Sussex Coast Hastings Borough Council Optivo Osbourne Energy Richard Watson SHINE Tracy Dighton

Seeking local energy champions

As part of the 1066 Local Energy campaign – to develop a clean renewable energy system in Hastings and St Leonards where energy is generated locally and the financial profits remain in the town – Energy Champions are being sought in St Leonards on Sea and Ore. HOT’s Zelly Restorick writes.

Posted 09:32 Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017 In: Energy Wise Tags: 1066 Local Energy Energy Champions Kate Meakin SHINE Zelly Restorick

Sustainability advisor backs 1066 Local Energy

Imagination, creativity and innovation. Intrinsic elements for our shared future. And elements encapsulated deep in the heart of 1066 Local Energy’s vision for Hastings and St Leonards on Sea for clean electricity generation. Alan Simpson, advisor on sustainability to the Shadow Cabinet and committed renewable clean energy advocate was the main speaker at a pre-launch gathering held at The Beacon, adding his enthusiastic support to the evolution of locally owned, lower priced energy production where the money generated would stay within the local community. HOT’s Zelly Restorick reports.

Sunshine to power Hastings to 2066

Amazing energy innovation for Hastings and St Leonards. The 1066 Local Energy campaign is about to be launched. A campaign by local organisations to turn homes, businesses and churches into mini green power stations to keep energy prices affordable begins at the Stade on 10 September 10 2017 with The Big Happy Sun Day. The campaign will also launch a new community energy tariff that offers better deals to those on prepay meters and a green energy tariff to support local groups. 

Sun SHINES on European visitors

Delegates from northern Europe have enjoyed a fact-finding visit to Hastings, hosted by the borough council. HBC’s Kevin Boorman writes.

Posted 10:02 Wednesday, Jul 5, 2017 In: Home Ground Tags: Andy Batsford Citizens Advice Bureau Interreg 2 Optivo SHINE Sustainable Housing in Inclusive NEighbourhoods

EU grant for improving housing conditions

Hastings has been awarded a second European Union grant to help improve housing conditions in the town, this time in St Leonards. The first project, Climate Active Neighbourhood, was approved earlier this year for the Ore Valley area.

Posted 19:15 Tuesday, Aug 2, 2016 In: Home Ground Tags: Amicus Horizon Cllr Kim Forward Energise Sussex Coast Hastings Borough Council Interreg 2 Seas Programme SHINE Sustainable Houses in Inclusive Neighbourhoods
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