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The weather forecast is cold cold and more cold

This coming week's highest Bristol temperatures are hovering around 6 degrees according to the met office. And the news everywhere is talking about preparing for a national, prolonged cold snap. Unless you live in a brilliantly insulated retrofitted, or new build eco-home, you'll probably be feeling the cold creeping in and you'll be turning the heating up to compensate. The C.H.E.E.S.E Project is here to change that. By having a thermal-imaging heat-loss survey, you will have all the... read more »

C.H.E.E.S.E. at Money Entitlement Event

This was a free event, hosted by Karin Smyth MP on November 30th at The Gatehouse, Hareclive Road. It aimed to offer people a better understanding of the financial help they may be eligible to receive, by providing an opportunity find out more about univeral credit, pensions, tax credits and so on. As the weather gets colder, there will also be information about keeping warm and saving energy, which is why we were there. Details about the event are on a Facebook page.

Bristol City Council's unanimous vote declaring a Climate Emergency

On 13th November Bristol City Council made history by being the first UK city to declare a climate emergency for the city and to make Bristol carbon neutral by 2030. C.H.E.E.S.E. knows it has a unique role to play in the acceleration of decarbonising homes and mitigating worsening fuel poverty across the city. Bristol's Energy guru Nikki Jones has written to Marvin Rees to set the energy context for the city and help to clarity the extent of the challenges we face. In her letter she says:... read more »

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