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Construction has started today

Construction has started today

Workers are on site today, starting to build the retaining wall that will stop the flooding river undercutting the bank. This is part of the work funded by our Defra grant for environmental improvements, that also include building a fish ...

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Community energy: our village’s fight for a hydropower scheme

Community energy: our village’s fight for a hydropower scheme

If community energy schemes are part of the government’s energy masterplan, why are there so many planning obstacles? Alison Cahn shares her frustrations with the current system. Originally published in the Guardian on 14th February 2013 Politicians of all hues love talking ...

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Halton Carbon Positive project gets grant of £432,900

Published on the BBC website in February 2012. A renewable energy project near Lancaster has been awarded a government grant of £432,900. The Halton Carbon Positive project involves more environmentally-friendly housing and a new hydro-electric system using water from the ...

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Lune to power new eco homes

Lune to power new eco homes

Published in the Lancaster Guardian 11/2/2010 THE River Lune could provide Halton with more than a third of its electricity needs under a new scheme. Lancaster Cohousing, in partnership with Local and Effective Sustainable Solutions (LESS) and Halton Community Association ...

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