Join the Big Energy Saving Network!

High Peak CVS is looking for volunteers for a project helping vulnerable people in the High Peak to save money on their energy bills. The project is part of a national government-funded programme running through this Autumn and Winter called the Big Energy Saving Network. Their brief is to provide outreach workshops, surgeries, 1-1 help andContinue reading “Join the Big Energy Saving Network!”

Shorter Showers and Hamsters

Would any sane person think dumpster diving would have stopped Hitler, or that composting would have ended slavery or brought about the eight-hour workday; or that chopping wood and carrying water would have gotten people out of Tsarist prisons; or that dancing around a fire would have helped put in place the Voting Rights ActContinue reading “Shorter Showers and Hamsters”

Trees for New Mills

A JOINT PROJECT BETWEEN TRANSITION NEW MILLS AND THORNSETT PRIMARY SCHOOL Transition New Mills have been awarded a free pack of 420 trees by the Woodland Trust. The trees will be planted mainly on the Derby Road Playing Field site. There should also be some trees left which could be offered to local residents who have spaceContinue reading “Trees for New Mills”