From February 25th to March 10th, it’s Fairtrade Fortnight. Time to dedicate a little thought to the contents of your shopping basket, whether you’re stocking up on fruit and veg, looking for a new morning coffee to try or simply buying a bar of chocolate. For more information click on the link below https://www.fairtrade.org.uk/get-involved/current-campaigns/fairtrade-fortnight/Continue Reading... No Comments.
PAWS and Purley Sustainability groups have developed a questionnaire with the aim of finding out as much as possible about what local residents and those living in the surrounding villages think about safe cycling to Pangbourne and secure cycle parking in Pangbourne. From the information we receive we will put forward proposals to the Pangbourne Parish Council […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The Government has just made a new Green Homes Grant available that helps households finance improvements to their home insulation. We have teamed up with insulation providers to pass on the discount from bulk purchase and installation of insulation, in order to help your grant money stretch further. Find out more about this new Government […]Continue Reading... 1 Comment.
In the September edition of the Pangbourne Magazine, Heather Thorne reviews a number of environmentally themed books she has been reading during lock down. There is also an account of what PAWS has been up to recently and what we hope to be doing in the future Pangbourne and Whitchurch Sustainability Pangbourne Magazine Article Sep […]Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
Microsoft employees are running a ‘Hackathon’ around sustainability, where groups come together to try and build technical solutions to environmental challenges using technology. If anyone in PAWS has a great tech idea that they’d like to put forward, then let George Tubb know! One of the winners last year, built a service where you can […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Whitchurch Nature Notes Spring 2020 by Sally Woolhouse Whitchurch Nature Notes Spring 2020 Part1 Whitchurch Nature Notes Spring 2020 Part 2 Whitchurch Nature Notes Spring 2020 Part 2 PhotoGalleryContinue Reading... No Comments.
Nature Notes from Italy Spring 2020 Spring in a quiet valleyContinue Reading... No Comments.
This years AGM will take place on Thursday 14th May using Zoom. Attached is the agenda for the meeting together with documents relating to the past year. AGENDA 2020 PAWS AGM Report for AGM 14 May 2020 from George Tubb on the Pangbourne Fete PAWS Calendar 2020 PAWS AGM Update 140520 Jackie Simpson Pangbourne Energy […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
This year marks the 50 years of Earth Day. Despite the lockdown across the world there are still many activities going on. These can be accessed on the Earth Day website. Earth Day 2020Continue Reading... 2 Comments.
A number of PAWS members met in February to discuss the idea of setting up a community energy scheme. One model we considered was setting up a Community Benefit Society with a grant from the Rural Energy Fund. Sites would be identified, mostly public and commercial buildings, and then surveyed to check their suitability. A share […]Continue Reading... No Comments.