Alston Moor Greenprint

2017
February 5, 2017

AMCE research starts

Alston Moor Community Energy AMCE logo

AMCE tender brief developed to create a current baseline of energy usage and renewable energy deployment on Alston Moor and to investigate the feasibility of solar PV deployment at three sites: the high school, Bonds Factory and High Mill (a central heritage development site in Alston). 2400 delivered by hand to homes and businesses across Alston Moor and available online. Supported AMP in their application for community planning support funding.

February 5, 2017

Planning and outreach continues

An electric vehicle charging point

Greenprint project manager joins the Penrith Neighbourhood Planning Working Group to gain valuable experience Seminar on tackling dampness in buildings by Roger Curtis of Historic Scotland leads to support for the Town Hall, a decaying community facility at the heart of Alston Agreed partnership working between Greenprint, AMCE and Cybermoor Services Ltd developing community charging points for electric vehicles in Alston Greenprint project manager attends Burneside Neighbourhood Plan land allocation meeting for shared learning Support to Grisedale Croft Community Garden via the Greenprint as part of a Local Food Growing Network Develop the annual independent evaluation of the Greenprint project..Read more

February 5, 2017

Film night & lime insulation demo

Demonstration of making lime insulation at a workshop in Alston - pare of Alston Moor Greenprint and Townscape Heritage Scheme

Film screening of “Qu’est-ce qu’on attend?” (What are we waiting for?) hosted by Alston Moor Film, the community plan team and Greenprint Lime insulation seminar and demonstration as part of Alston Townscape Heritage Scheme

February 5, 2017

Burneside twinning

Alston Moor newsletters featuring Greenprint

Forged links with Burneside and developed informal twinning. Talk in Alston by member of Burneside Vision and Neighbourhood Plan working group. Greenprint featured in Alston Moor Newsletter.

2016
December 2, 2016

AMCE launches

Poster for the film This Changes Everything, screened as part of Alston Moor Greenprint

Alston Moor Community Energy (AMCE) has its official launch, with a screening of the film This Changes Everything, and a discussion after. A clear marketing strategy for the project is agreed, run jointly by CAfS, AMP and AMCE. AMCE press release initiates relationship with the Cumberland & Westmorland Herald and Hexham Courant.

November 2, 2016

Greenprint begins

Greenprint graphic and logo

The Alston Moor Greenprint gets under way. Community planning begins in earnest. Working partnership formed between Alston Moor Partnership (AMP) & Alston Moor Greenprint project Information exchanged with Alston Moor Parish Council and working group set up to develop a future Neighbourhood Plan, based on evidence collected through the Greenprint and community planning process Plan of action developed to ensure that the community plan is linked to the Greenprint process and that all Greenprint outcomes will be embedded into the community plan Continued input into community transport meetings, community bus and electric bike network Most importantly, we developed a working..Read more