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SHIMMER

By SDRN on 3rd May 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Pilot scheme running in the London boroughs of Newham, Hackney, Waltham Forest, Redbridge and Havering.

AIM: To help low income households tackle fuel poverty and financial exclusion.

Back 2 Earth

By SDRN on 22nd April 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Tottenham, London.

AIM: To transform local people’s lives by enabling engagement with, and productive use of, the immediate environment.

BACKGROUND: Back2Earth (B2E) began life in 2004 as a local community regeneration and environmental charity, developing a programme of environmental volunteering (particularly around local community food production) and green skills training projects, mainly for marginalised and disadvantaged residents.

STATUS: Ongoing.

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PEDAL

By SDRN on 17th April 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Portobello, Scotland

AIM: To create a vibrant, sustainable Portobello, which can help combat climate change and reduce fossil fuel use through a process of re-localisation.

Green Estate

By SDRN on 13th April 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: South Sheffield

AIM: To address the universal poor quality of the public open space in the area; to use the Manor and Castle Single Regeneration Budget programme to address issues of social exclusion and build social capital; and, to ensure a lasting legacy after grant funding.

Big Wildlife Garden

By SDRN on 12th April 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: UK-wide

AIM: To inspire individuals, communities, schools and businesses around the UK to turn available spaces into wildlife havens, in an effort to create ‘Living Landscapes’ across the UK.

GreenWorks

By SDRN on 5th April 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: London

AIM: To maximise the re-use of redundant office furniture, both to protect the environment and to make quality office items available at affordable prices to charities, the community sector and small businesses.

Low Carbon West Oxford

By SDRN on 29th March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: West Oxford

AIM: To reduce the carbon footprint of West Oxford through encouraging and enabling more sustainable lifestyles amongst residents.

Fintry Development Trust

By SDRN on 29th March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: Fintry, Stirlingshire, Scotland

AIM: To reduce energy use in the village of Fintry, ultimately making the village a zero-carbon, zero-waste community.

Landshare UK

By SDRN on 27th March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: UK-wide

AIM: To bring together those who have land to share with those who need land for cultivating food, in order to help address growing concerns around food security, carbon emissions from industrial farming and food miles.

Capital Growth

By SDRN on 22nd March 2012
Found in: Case Studies

LOCATION: London

AIM: To work with local authorities, housing associations and other landowners to make under-used land available to growers and communities for the creation of 2012 new community food growing spaces across London by the end of 2012.

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