Recipients of the Community Climate Fund
The following projects have been awarded funding from the Council's Community Climate Fund.
- Greening Steyning for the Greening Steyning 2030 Project which will be taking action on a range of environmental issues; from encouraging residents to improve the energy efficiency of their homes to starting a Repair Café and carrying out a wildlife survey.
- Springboard – the provision of Smart radiator valves to improve the energy efficiency of their building.
- St Mark’s Church, Holbrook – tree and bulb planting, food recycling, rainwater collection and ongoing wildlife and local community surveys to review progress.
- Sustainable Henfield – recycling of disposable PPE via the introduction of Zerowaste bins at strategic points around Henfield.
- Transition Horsham Community Allotment – creation of a new accessible site, ‘heritage bed’ and seed cage to address increased demand locally. Also sharing the benefits of a community allotment to inspire more local residents to grow their own food which also includes expanding the already successful Seedy Saturday seed swop initiative.
- Southwater Village Hall – money from the Fund contributed to the cost of installing an air source heat pump to replace a gas fired boiler which will drastically reduce their energy use and carbon emissions
- Second Horsham Scout Group – improvements to their Scout Hut, including low energy lighting, new heating controllers, water butts and a hot composter.
- One Church at Rock Farm – outdoor space for education on alternative methods for growing food (biochar farming) and improving soils, as well as planting some trees
- Sussex Green Living – creating an Eco Innovation Station based on a retrofitted milk float, that will be used to go to events across the District giving information on how individuals can reduce their carbon emissions; from installing renewable energy, to moving away from fast fashion.