The Big Red Stockport Bus Tour

On Sunday the 20th, we run a bus tour of eco-homes for the residents of Stockport. This was part of the "Carbon Co-op in Stockport" project that is being support by Stockport Council. The rain held and we had a great day with 28 people attending the tour.  The big red bus took us to … Read more

Carbon Co-op in Stockport – Community Champions project launch

On Saturday 22nd of June, we launched a new community champions project in Stockport with an event held at Staircase House in Stockport. An introduction from Councillor Stuart Bodsworth was followed by a presentation on the technical aspects of retrofit from Marianne Heaslip of URBED and a lively discussion on plans for Carbon Co-op in Stockport. … Read more

EcoHome Lab – launch and build workshop report

EcoHome Lab launched this weekend (19th/20th April 2013) with two fascinating and involving events taking place at MadLab in Manchester. These sessions were part of Carbon Co-op's new project to assist householders in taking greater control of their homes through use of open source tools. The weekend started on Friday evening with Matt Fawcett of … Read more

“Community Energy: Together We Can!” – Rochdale 23 March

We were delighted to have been invited to present and share our work at the "Community Energy: Together We Can!" event organised by the Rochdale Borough Social Enterprise and Co-operative Forum at Rochdale's Pioneer's Museum on Saturday the 23rd of March. Despite the snow our board member Lorenza was able to make her way to a really warm welcome by Andrew Jessop … Read more