Foraging walks – on demand!

The foraging walks, which have taken place on alternate Saturdays and Sundays for the past few months, are now changing to ‘foraging on demand’.  If you’d like to go foraging with Nat, please contact him on 07749984408 to arrange it – they’re free of charge! You can also follow Foraging Bath on Facebook.

Calton Road External Wall Insulation

Availability of home insulation grants: from September 2014

Home insulation grants are a very changing landscape. In June the government announced its generous £6000 grant scheme for solid wall insulation which unfortunately has now been withdrawn because it was too popular (does that remind you of the solar PV tariffs?)! However, B&NES has come to the rescue and is offering grants of up […]

ApplePress

Which is the most energy efficient method of preserving apple juice – pasteurisation or freezing?

With the approach of the apple harvesting season, Transition Bath’s energy group were wondering which was the most efficient way of preserving apple juice? For domestic juicers there seems to be two alternative approaches: pasteurisation and freezing. Both require energy:  pasteurisation incurs energy heating the juice up to 80C (fast pasteurisation method) freezing incurs energy reducing […]

North Prospect: Building a Sustainable Community

In August Transition Bath was invited by social housing provider Curo along with residents from Bath’s Foxhill estate to visit North Prospect in Plymouth to see the impact of a regeneration scheme similar to the one being proposed for Foxhill. The visit consisted of a formal introduction to the regeneration scheme by representatives of the […]

Bath Green Homes 2014 Poster

Bath Green Homes 2014 Details Published

The details of Bath Green Homes 2014 have just been published; including 20 events and the details of the 16 homes open on the weekend of the 28th/29th September. A copy of the leaflet which includes details of the events and the open homes weekend is available here and the poster is available here. For further […]