Hydro Power on the River Dee takes a step closer

This is great news for CHASE. The image below is of the Hydro Electric Building on the River Dee Chester, dating back to 1913, it stopped producing power in 1951, it was then the only hydroelectric plant in England generating power with tidal and headwaters. I have lived in Chester now for nearly 30 yearsContinue reading “Hydro Power on the River Dee takes a step closer”

It’s getting colder…tips to keep warm!

The temperature has definitely dropped over the last couple of weeks. Luckily this winter there is a lot of useful information out there about how to reduce our energy usage. Anyone else finding it a bit overwhelming with all the information available through? I am also finding it to be conflicting in places. For thoseContinue reading “It’s getting colder…tips to keep warm!”

The Spooky and Scary Facts about Food Waste

While the world wastes about 1.4 billion tons of food every year, the United States discards more food than any other country in the world: nearly 40 million tons — 80 billion pounds — every year. Let’s not feel smug as we are not great in the UK. How much food is wasted in the UK? BestContinue reading “The Spooky and Scary Facts about Food Waste”

Thank you for a Great Big Green Week 2022

The Eco Communities team have just about recovered from Great Big Green Week 2022 and are now planning our next event but we decided it was perhaps time to reflect. Our Festival in Grosvenor Park was fantastic, thanks to Sykes Cottages, Cheshire West and Chester Council and Chester Zoo for helping us with funds. TheseContinue reading “Thank you for a Great Big Green Week 2022”

NHS Cheshire & Merseyside Integrated Care Board

The NHS is the first health service in the world to commit to reaching net zero; we can only do this by working with all our staff and patients. Discover how the NHS is becoming greener, and actions you can take to help. All 18 NHS Trusts in Cheshire and Merseyside have signed up toContinue reading “NHS Cheshire & Merseyside Integrated Care Board”

University of Chester DOT

The University of Chester has been successful in receiving Cheshire & Warrington LEP Local Growth Funding to provide ICT equipment to help develop digital skills for Education and Business.Fixed and mobile client access devices, to help demonstrate to education and business the benefits of using digital skills within a wide range of subject areas. TheContinue reading “University of Chester DOT”

Heart & Soul Community Singers

The Earth Singers We are an informal group who meet monthly to sing songs to the earth, led by Natural Voice Practitioner Ella Speirs. Each session stands alone and anyone is welcome to join, as a one off or regularly. There are no auditions and all songs are taught by ear. We sing for ourselvesContinue reading “Heart & Soul Community Singers”