Cheaper Solar Panels for your House?

Sustainable Hayfield is exploring the scope for attracting significant discounts from solar power installers by bringing together households interested in having solar panels installed. Is this of interest to you? Owners of solar panels get three distinct benefits: a renewable source of electricity, reducing CO2 emissions and dependence on energy providers; opportunity to become moreContinue reading “Cheaper Solar Panels for your House?”

Keep Warm and Cut Energy Bills

Tonight (Wednesday 29 January) 7.30pm at the Royal Hotel, Hayfield an event will feature free presentations offering information/advice on cutting energy bills, organised by Sustainable Hayfield. The event recognises that our area’s cool climate and many old stone houses, often results in above-average energy bills.   They’ll be presentations on government schemes – Green Deal and ECO – designed to help householdsContinue reading “Keep Warm and Cut Energy Bills”

The Fast Diet and Transition

I’ve always rejected the idea of dieting, almost on principle: they’re faddy, pander to idealised body images, they’re substitutes for fulfilment, and – most damaging I guess – they simply don’t work. Over the past few months, however, I’ve changed my mind as I’ve been following one diet in particular – the Fast Diet. ThisContinue reading “The Fast Diet and Transition”

Time’s Up for Clock New Mills: Hazel Wins Her Prize!

As winter starts to take its hold, it’s nice to reminisce about days spent on the hills as some of us were diligently clocking off the viewpoints that made up Clock New Mills. For those who need a reminder, Clock New Mills was a walking challenge where participants walk to twelve (mostly elevated) places aroundContinue reading “Time’s Up for Clock New Mills: Hazel Wins Her Prize!”

The Clock is Ticking…

For those of you who don’t yet know, Clock New Mills is a sponsored challenge to walk to twelve viewpoints around New Mills shaped (roughly!) like a clock face from where you can see (‘clock’) the town. The idea is to raise money to contribute to putting solar panels on the roof of New MillsContinue reading “The Clock is Ticking…”