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ACAN Open Meeting 17 June – Feedback and actions

Nearly 100 people met at the Assembly Rooms in Alton on Monday 17 June The newly formed ACAN (Alton Climate Action & Network) was holding an inaugural Open Meeting for concerned Altonians to share information and ideas for practical action to combat climate change. Three speakers set the scene.  Eleanor Hill described the serious impacts […]

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New eco-refill scheme launched in Herriard near Alton

Katie Freer has started an eco refill scheme from her home in Herriard. A zero waste scheme where folk can come and refill their home and body cleaning containers with eco-friendly products. Check it out! It’s just what we need to edge us closer to a zero waste, circular economy. Village Green – Tools for […]

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Review of the year 2018/19

John Hubbard, our chairman, presented a review of Energy Alton’s many activities at its well-attended AGM in March. Along with the services we’ve offered for many years, such as home energy surveys and thermal images, advice on damp problems by David Moore, and a wide-ranging programme of talks and films, he highlighted our year-long campaign […]

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Applause for inspirational film “Tomorrow (Demain)”

The audience of around 120 burst into spontaneous applause after the screening of the film ‘Tomorrow’ at Alton Maltings on Friday 22 March. Energy Alton, The Alton Society and the Alton Local Food Initiative (ALFI) joined forces to present a free showing of this inspirational film with its powerful positive message. Although the theme is […]

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EHDC Local Plan must respond to climate crisis

Energy Alton has submitted its response and recommendations on East Hampshire District Council’s draft Local Plan – a very important document which sets out the challenges facing the area, including Alton and our villages, the Council’s vision for the future and policies for sustainable and viable development, green infrastructure, planning for climate change and renewable […]

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Tom Lankester – a 21st century superhome from a 1980’s brick box

A 21ST CENTURY SUPERHOME FROM A 1980’S BRICK BOX Dr Thomas Lankester had the audience enthralled at the latest Energy Alton talk on 16th January. He described the conversion of his ‘standard brick box’ home of the 80’s in Farnham to a “superhome” of the 21st century, saving over 60% of his fossil fuel use, […]

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Off Gas On Message for 2019

Much of Energy Alton’s advice and guidance to home owners involves homes connected to the gas grid. That applies to the majority of houses in the UK. But 15% of homes nationwide are off the gas grid and in Hampshire the number is much higher. Did you know that in East Hampshire the figure is […]

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