Cumbria Green Build Festival

Get the know-how & inspiration to green up your home with the 13th annual Cumbria Green Build Festival. Events throughout…

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Keswick micro AD - food waste to green energy - CAfS

Micro anaerobic digesters in Keswick – turning food waste into green energy

In and around Cumbria there are lots of fantastic cafes, hotels, restaurants and B&Bs. Inevitably, there’s some food waste generated…

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Partners in the Big Lottery funded Rebuilding Together project: Hazel Graham (left) from CAfS; Karen Bowen from Cumbria CVS; Lorrainne Smyth from ACT

Rebuilding Together

Helping Cumbria adapt for the challenges of flooding Households and communities at risk of flooding can tap into support to…

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The Energy Saving at Home service by CAfS offers free draughtproofing to eligible people

CAfS draught-proofing service

Seal up unwanted draughts and save on your heating bills with our draught-proofing service for residents* in Carlisle and Eden….

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Community Energy Cumbria

Community Energy Cumbria does what it says on the tin. In July 2015 we launched an investment opportunity into two…

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South Lakeland Community Energy Support Project

The South Lakeland Community Energy Support is a project running until March 2018 to provide support to communities wishing to…

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Riverside Housing Association

From October 2014 – February 2015 we helped Riverside Housing Association residents in Longtown, Carlisle save energy and better understand…

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Rural Cumbria Connects: Community Energy

Here at CAfS, we’re involved in an exciting consortium called Rural Cumbria Connects. Set up in 2013, Rural Cumbria Connects…

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Case Study: Cumbria Green Open Homes

Cumbria Green Open Homes Case Study During the spring of 2014, Cumbria Action for Sustainability ran six Green Open Homes…

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Cumbria CVS: Emergency Planning

Cumbria CVS have teamed up with Cumbria ACT to work with groups, organisations and communities to help them better plan…

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Cumbria Rural Enterprise Agency: Rural Business Support

Our colleagues at CREA will help local small businesses and farmers to identify how they can save energy, water, materials…

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Cumbria Woodlands: Community Woodlands & Burning Wood as Fuel

Cumbria Woodlands  will source and work with two communities in the Eden area to bring under-managed woodland into community management…

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