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What's On


Greener Homes

14-26 September

Sixteen homes will be open to visitors over two weekends, where you can gain inspiration on how to lower your carbon footprint. The details can be found on this link . For further information on the open days see this page.

Some of these homes require booking on Eventbrite, website https://tinyurl.com/yyp86v2g . You will have to register with Eventbrite, which takes a couple of minutes.






For an explanation of these terms, see this page

 



Green Drinks

Tiger Inn, Barrack Street, Bridport
Third Thursday of every month, from 8pm

Please come to an informal meeting to discuss environmental and local issues over a drink, and make new friends. We usually meet in the back room of the pub, but sometimes in the former skittle alley. Come on your own or with friends and you will be made welcome. The next green drinks is Thursday 15 August..


Four talks on Affordable Housing

St John’s Ambulance Hall, Rax Lane, Bridport DT6 3JJ
Thursday 26 September at 7.00 Tea and refreshments will be served.
£3 at the door, or NETs, or less if you can’t afford it

  • Julian Peacock, of Hastoe Housing Association, will talk about the projects which they have been involved in, and the approaches to sustainable building at an affordable price. Hasstoe have a strong tradition of greening their projects , both to lower the environmental impact and to reduce the costs of heating and electricity .
  • Vanessa White is the force behind the Powerstock Community Land Trust (CLT), which, with Hastoe, have acquired and built affordable houses in this small rural village. Vanessa will talk about CLTs and the benefits of this form of ownership, which has given many families a chance to live in a home which they can afford.
  • Bridport Co-Housing CLT is working towards ‘a way of living that's more green, less costly & more neighbourly – in Bridport’. Representatives will come and give an update on their project, which has cleared the final hurdles to develop a community near the hospital. They plan to build 53 affordable house along with common facilities. Further information available here
  • Vince Adams will give an update on Watton Hill Smart Community. The aim of this project is to build 300 truly affordable rented accommodation, built to Passive House standard, on a plot North of Bridport. See this link for further information


Extinction Café

(not a TTB event)

Like Green Drinks but with coffee! Third Saturday of the month, 10am
Beach & Barnicott, South Street, Bridport




 
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