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Squash Liverpool: How they grew a community space from a small seed of hope

Squash is a women-led, bold and ambitious community organisation established by  Clare Owens and Becky Vipond. It has been rooted and home-grown on Windsor Street in Toxteth, Liverpool since 2010. Embracing art, food, and environmental focus, they are committed to affecting their neighbourhood’s creative, participatory, positive social change. 

Workshop 5 Westwood: “Crafting a hundred year vision”

Three early themes began to emerge on the need for improved sustainable transport, a central hub providing advice on energy efficiency at home and increased renewable energy generation that could be located within and power the neighbourhood. Transport measures were top of the list with ideas for improving the cycle and walkability within the neighbourhood and connecting to Oldham, an e-scooter scheme, cheaper public transport options, traffic calming measures and a one-way Featherstall Road all shared.

Workshop 2: Participant Interviews

For our second workshop, we interviewed Melissa and Alison in Sholver and Ibrahim in Westwood to hear their thoughts on energy efficiency in their homes and what they had learned in the workshop.