Carbon Co-op at Co-operative Councils event in Manchester

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On Saturday 18th September 2011, Carbon Co-op spoke at a conference in Manchester on Co-operative Councils.Organised by Kevin Peel and held at the People’s History Museum in Manchester. The day looked at how local authorities can use co-operative and mutual models, values and principles to deliver better services and put people in control. Over 80 Councillors from more than 30 local authorities attended, with … Read more

The Green Deal and Social Enterprise breakfast taster session

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From Autumn 2012, the Green Deal will provide a mechanism to enable millions of homes in the UK to receive retrofit, insulation work with the cost of measures spread over a twenty five year period. FREE, 8am-9.30am, Tuesday 26th July 2011CUBE Gallery, Portland Street Featuring short presentations from:Member of the Greater Manchester Low Carbon Economic … Read more

Green Deal and the Big Society?

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On Monday 20th June 2011, Carbon Co-op attended the ‘Green Deal and the Big Society’ event at the Royal Society, London. Organised by Department of Energy and Climate Change, with keynote addresses from Climate Change Minister Gregg Barker (link to Gregg Barker’s speech) and sustainable homes campaigner and TV presenter Kevin McCloud, it was attended … Read more

Carbon Co-op – Inaugrual Members Meeting

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On 11th June 2011, prospective members gathered for the Carbon Co-op’s inaugural meeting at Zion Arts Centre, Hulme, South Manchester. The day long session outlined the ground work carried out over the past three years as well as plans for the future such as an investment co-operative and retro-fit programme. Participants then discussed how they … Read more

Carbon Co-op visits River Cottage

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Carbon Co-op have been fortunate enough to have been invited to the EnergyShare day at River Cottage. on 18th May 2011. The day will be packed full of workshops and seminars from other community renewables projects, it’ll also be a great opportunity to see Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall’s local food project up close. The day will … Read more

Carbon Coop’s EnergyShare application

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Please support the Carbon Coop’s application to EnergyShare – it just takes a few minutes! We are very excited to announce the Carbon Coop’s submission to the innovative Energyshare programme and I am writing to ask for your support, by voting for our bid, to help us start putting co-operatively owned solar panels on our … Read more