Tideswell HEAT Hub

Do you want to find out how to improve energy efficiency in your home, save money and keep warm? Come along to the Tideswell HEAT Hub on Saturday 11 November. More details below. You can book on the event by clicking HERE .   Or find out more about the HEAT Hub HERE.

TDEG Meeting – “The Oil Machine” 26 April 2023

TDEG’s whole group meeting on 26 April presented the BBC Scotland documentary “The Oil Machine”, followed by a discussion about its implications and possible future actions for both our group and individuals. Jill Turner (a local financial adviser, with a focus on sustainable investments) introduced the film, stating it was released in 2022 and was […]

Climate Action Group meeting – 28 March 2023

1 – In attendance: Sheelagh, Mandy, Gus, Carrie, Simon W, Bill, Judith, Simon D, Julia (note taker) 2 – Apologies: Sue, Deborah, Andrea, Sam 3 – Sheelagh presented a summary of where the CAG has got to after 3 years. Networking – Established many good working links with lots of organisations across the area including: […]

TrustMark App – Government Approved Installers Scheme

TrustMark is the UK’s only government-endorsed quality scheme, and they have just launched a new, free Home Improvement App. Working in close collaboration with the Health & Safety Executive, TrustMark has developed a unique ‘one-stop shop’ Home Improvement App, aimed at helping consumers to better understand the process, requirements and considerations around having home improvement […]

United for Warm Homes 27th October 2022

This event was hosted by Tideswell & District Environment Group, with environmental and community groups across Derbyshire invited to come together to learn about the United for Warm Homes campaign and hear more about what is already happening locally. TDEG has signed up to the Friends of the Earth ‘United for Warm Homes’ campaign already […]

The Tideswell Climate FRESK Workshop

Fountain Square Church, Tideswell, SK17 8JX 26th July 2022, 6:30pm – 9:00pm You are invited to a fun and free, interactive workshop –  Explore the facts about climate change by playing a thought-provoking game.   Work as a team to understand the causes and effects of climate change on our economy, society and the environment. ‘Climate cakes’ […]

Queen’s Jubilee Special Tree Planting Day

Tree planting on the Cliffe, Tideswell, with the Climate Pathfinders Youth Forum Our tree stall – with the Scouts’ `tree of benefits` (Inside Out Photography) Planting behind Litton School Our special tree planting day on 20 March, to celebrate the Queen’s Jubilee, was a great success. Well done to everyone involved. We estimate we planted […]

Queen’s Jubilee Tree Planting – Exciting News!

Exciting News! We have been offered free trees and hedgerow shrubs to launch our Queen’s Jubilee tree planting project on 20 March. Free trees will be available for collection on Sunday, 10am-12.30pm, 20 March, behind St. John’s Church in Tideswell. There will also be advice on offer about planting trees.  Trees can be planted anywhere […]

Climate Action Group meeting 12 Jan 22

Date & time  Wednesday, 12 January 2022 19.45 to 21.00  ACTIONS/NEXT STEPS  Chair  Julia   Note taker  Sheelagh  Attendees  Neil, Andrea, Chris, Dave, Josh, John,  Kath, Bill, Kelda, Kirstin, Ben, Rob, Sue, Faith    Apologies  Claire, Lynn  Mins of last meeting  Approved  Neil and Bill  Matters arising  None    Actions from last meeting  Retrofit Home Energy Research and […]

Was COP26 a Cop-out?

So it’s all over – for another year. The United Nations 26th `Conference of the Parties` on climate change, hosted by the United Kingdom and Italy, and held in Glasgow, has now finished. So did it achieve anything or was it just so much “greenwash”. At the start of the COP26, we were told these […]