Tag Archives: Event

Building Greener Communities – 27-28 May

Carbon Descent and the London Borough of Lambeth, partners in the Ecostiler project, have been working with two estates and six schools to install renewable energy technology. This has involved the installation of insulation measures on the estates, as well as community energy efficiency outreach work and training for professionals. A number of feasibility studies [...]

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Rural Communities – the right to try

This event will be held on 27 January 2010 at the Cavendish Conference Centre, London and will explore a specific and practical proposition to return power to rural communities: the Right to Try. If a village shop is threatened with closure, the community should have the right to try to replace it before it is [...]

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Communities Assets Enterprise 2009

The Development Trusts Association (DTA) are one of Defra’s Social Enterprise Strategic Partners and help Defra engage more effectively with the social enterprise sector. The DTA will be holding their national conference at Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre, Westminster, London on 13-15 September 2009. Keynote speakers include: Clifford Rosenthal, National Federation of Community Development Credit Unions (USA); [...]

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Environmental volunteering is celebrated at Number 10

This evening (22/7/09) more than 150 environmental volunteers were invited to Number 10 Downing Street by Gordon Brown to celebrate their work. Cabinet members Hilary Benn and Ed Miliband mingled with the guests. A selection of photos will be posted here shortly. We are just waiting for clearance from Number 10. They should be available [...]

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