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Councillor Jabbar and Surjan hold a copy of the Local Energy Action Plan for Westwood Oldham in front of Oldham Energy Futures Team members

Celebrations and reflections in the neighbourhoods

With the seed-funded pilot projects established, the workshops finished, and the community-led action plans approved by the neighbourhood groups, the Oldham Energy Futures participants came together for a final time to celebrate and share the outcomes within the local community.

Oldham Energy Stories

Explore the hidden beauty of Sholver’s Millennium Green as we join trustee John, allotment holder Deborah and frequent visitors to learn about the history of the green, the wildlife that shares the space and their hopes for its future use.

Info Guide: In the smart home… Heat Pumps

With talk of junking new gas boilers by 2025 and incentives thanks to the new Green Homes Grants, Heat Pumps are very much the low carbon alternative people of the moment! At Carbon Co-op, we’ve seen inquiries go through the roof in the last few months but it’s worth getting to grips with the technology before diving in. 

Say Yes to A Sustainable Wedding

Not only are today’s weddings heavy on your wallet, but they also end up being costly for our environment, and we know planning a wedding is hectic, stressful, and might awaken the bridezilla in you, so we’ve pulled together seven tips to help you plan your perfect wedding, that won’t cost the earth.

Give the gift of a sustainable Christmas this year

Thinking about how we can play our part through shopping locally and sustainably, getting creative with our gifts and wrapping, the small changes we make can have a considerable impact. At a time of year where stress levels are already on the rise, we’ve pulled together a few tips to help you think about how you can make this Christmas the most sustainable ever!  

Moths To A Flame – Oldham Youth Council Panel discussion

The idea for the moths to a flame project was to elevate the voice of young people in climate change discussions and give space for them to raise concerns, discuss what was happening in their local area and think about what needs to change to combat the climate crisis.