Wotton Area Climate Action Network
We are a community-led Climate Action Group serving Wotton-under-Edge and the surrounding areas. We aim to help residents and businesses to reduce their carbon emissions with a goal of helping our area become carbon neutral by 2030.
19th Nov 2022 - pre-loved toy swap
Gather your pre-loved children's toys (in good condition and complete sets, no books please!) You'll soon be able to drop them at The Keepers Community Hub for a 'toy swap or pay-as-you-feel sale'. Organised by Wotton Parent Support group, The Keepers and Wotton Area CAN.
Date: 9am-1pm, 18th Nov (drop off)
10am - 2pm, 19th Nov (pay-as-you-feel sale)
Place: The Keepers Community Hub, Symn Lane, W-u-E.
Tree planting, hedge planting, tree care
It's autumn tree planting season and we're pleased to promote lots events run by individuals and local organisations, as well as those organised by Wotton Area CAN.
Dates and places: 12th Nov & 13th Nov (Dursley Rugby Club), 20th Nov (Full Moon Wood, W-u-E), 4th Dec (Bournstream trust, W-u-E), 11th Dec (Wotton Community Parc), 18th Dec (Synwell playing field).
To find out more details, including timings, email firstname.lastname@example.org
27th Nov 2022 - family friendly event - hibernation, migration and willow stars
Wotton Wildlife Watch group (of which we are a part) is offering a family friendly event learning about hibernation and migration, including making willow stars for Christmas. £4 per child in attendance to cover costs.
Date: 27th November 2022 (11am - 1pm)
Place: Katharine's Farm, Swinhay
Booking essential - book by emailing email@example.com
Get a warmer, more energy efficient home
Retrofit is all about improving the energy performance, comfort and value of existing buildings through old and new technologies while reducing the carbon impact of heating them.
Retrofitting your home is one way to respond positively to climate change, helping reduce your home's carbon footprint, increasing your comfort, and saving on fuel bills.
Our 3 downloads can help inspire or offer practical tips. For more information, get in touch.
Home Energy Directory - a guide to organisations who can help.
Retrofit case studies - 4 local homes and one business who have used rettrofit measures to reduce fuel bills and become more energy efficient.
A Bristolian's guide to Solid Wall Insulation - a practical guide for those in homes without cavity walls
Join the steering team and help our community reduce carbon emissions
Would you like to make a difference to carbon emissions in our local area? We rely on volunteers to help run our events, plan what's next and publicise our work. We'd love to welcome you if you could spare any time, even if it's just a couple of hours a month. We do not discriminate against anyone for any reason and welcome involvement from all. We pledge to support people living with disability to take part in any of our events or activities.
Sign up to our newsletter
Each month we publish a newsletter giving details of upcoming events, public meetings and useful tips to help you reduce your impact on the environment. We won't share your details with anyone else and you can unsubcribe at any time.
Find us on Stroud District Lucky Severn Community Lottery
Like to play Lucky Severn Community Lottery? Buy your tickets from our page and 50% of the lottery ticket price comes to us, plus 10% goes to other local good causes. If you enter before 26th June '21 you could also win 12 monthly fruit and veg boxes delivered to your door from Boxxfresh.
How do you make a community carbon neutral?
Watch this inspiring talk by Gary Charnock, who 15 years ago launched Ashton Hayes' ambition to become England's first Carbon Neutral Community.
Gary spoke at the Rural Net Zero conference, chaired by Wotton Area CAN group member, Dominic Driver.