Centre for Sustainable Energy (CSE) have made four films intended to used in training sessions to help raise increase the knowledge and understanding of fuel poverty amongst professionals and householders.
The CSW Broadband project will bring improved broadband speeds across Coventry, Solihull and Warwickshire – particularly in the rural areas. Funded by Central Government and Local Authority money the targets are to achieve 90% coverage at superfast speeds (minimum 24Mbps) and 100% coverage at what is known as the Universal Service Commitment, meaning a minimum of 2Mbps....
Following this summer’s consultation the Government is now bringing forward new, clearer, rules to provide clarity for those running CASCs and also encourage more clubs to register for the scheme.
Proposed rules for community amateur sports clubs (CASCs) have been published by HM Revenue & Customs after a consultation. CASCs are not registered charities, but receive many of the same tax reliefs, including the right to claim Gift Aid on...
Stratford District Council is particularly keen to hear from applicants whose projects can demonstrate that they will improve the sustainability and economic benefit of communities.
Examples of some eligible community projects are:
Access to services
Enhancement of Open Spaces
Scout Hut kitchen refurbishment
New chairs in a community building
Tree Planting/Sensory Gardens
Blackout blinds/insulated curtains in a village hall
Planning Camps look at how communities can take a leadership role in planning, how to engage people in your local area and what localism legislation means for you.
Planning Camps offer a combination of plenary sessions featuring people who have been there and done it, hands-on workshops, site visits and plenty of time for discussion, debate and...
Warwick District faces substantial challenges in addressing local housing needs over the next 15-20 years and, as part of the new Local Plan, is proposing a limited amount of housing in village locations. This will help provide homes for a wide range of people, including older residents and families, as well as deliver new affordable housing.
The public consultation runs until 20 January 2014.