Fuelling Manchester 8 – Community Renewables social, Thurs 29 Nov 2012

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Involved or interested in Community Renewables in Greater Manchester? Come along to Fuelling Manchester, a social networking session organised by Carbon Co-op and Kindling Trust, with assistance from the Generating Success programme.

The next Fuelling Manchester event will take place: 6pm-8.30pm, Thursday 29th November 2012 at the Buffet Bar, Stalybridge Station, Stalybridge

RSVP if you’re attending as we’ll be providing food and snacks.

After the success of previous sessions, Fuelling Manchester 8 comes to Tameside, the gathering is for all those of us involved in community renewable projects, be that: water turbine co-operatives; bio-mass and woodland management enterprises; waste-to-energy projects, solar energy collectives or those involved in community-focused wind turbines.

Except for introductions, the evening has no agenda and no structure, it is simply an opportunity to meet with like-minded individuals and complimentary projects from across Greater Manchester and beyond. To learn, share and make plans.

Some of the projects who have been attended past events include: Greater Manchester Tree Station; Torrs Hydro; Unicorn Grocery; Energy Savings Trust; Fairfield Materials Management; MERCi, GMCVO; URBED; Co-operatives UK.

Transport and access Stalybridge Buffet Bar is situated on the Leeds-bound platform of Stalybridge Railway Station. Train: Stalybridge station can be reached via trains from Manchester Piccadilly (12 minutes), Manchester Victoria (15 minutes), Huddersfield (17 minutes) or Leeds (35 minutes). http://www.nationalrail.co.uk Bus: Services to Stalybridge are served from Ashton (10 minutes), Glossop (30 minutes), Stockport (1hr, 2 changes) and Oldham (45 minutes, 1 change) http://www.traveline-northwest.co.uk/journeyplanner/enterJourneyPlan.do Bike: Lock ups are available on the station platform, Stalybridge is accessible from Manchester (45 mins), Oldham (30 minutes), Stockport (1 hour) and Glossop (30 minutes) via various cycle paths. http://www.cyclestreets.net/journey/ Car: Stalybridge is accessible via the M60 motorway, junction 23, parking is available at Stalybridge station. Needless to say we encourage people not to drink and drive (or cycle)!

RSVP to info@communityrenewables.org.uk or http://www.twitter.com/carboncoop with an dietary requirements, or just turn up on the night though we can’t guarantee food!