Articles Tagged with the word ‘Scheme’
07 Dec 2010
A London based scheme, that will create more electric vehicle charge points than petrol stations, pushes the UK towards a national network
14 Sep 2010
South Shropshire Furniture Scheme provides affordable household items, free restoration courses while helping other organisations become sustainable enterprises
09 Jun 2010
The Phone Co-op has become the first telecoms provider to be awarded the Social Enterprise Mark. The scheme aims to raise awareness of businesses trading to benefit people and planet.
03 Mar 2010
A home energy survey scheme is among winners of the1 million Big Green Challenge prize.
23 Nov 2009
Shropshire Council, in central England, has launched three partnership schemes to help bring an extra 45,000 trees into the county's landscape.
14 Oct 2009
South Shropshire Furniture Scheme has embarked on a radical enterprise to help sustain other rural enterprises.
10 Mar 2009
After a 100 year long absence, the Lewes Pound was reintroduced into circulation in October 2008. Lewes, a town that has also become one of the UK's growing number of Transition Towns'
31 Jan 2009
Sound Investment is a scheme run by the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and encourages people to invest in musical masterworks of the future.
30 Nov 2008
It was after a visit to India, that Katie Alcott, herself a victim of acommon water-borne illness, dysentry, was inspired to create FRANKWater, an ethical bottled water brand.
31 Oct 2008
On September 2008, New Mills, Derbyshire became the UK's first community-funded hydro electric scheme.
15 Sep 2008
Pupils at a Surrey infant school have been swapping sweet and sugarylunches for healthy meals made with school-grown fruit and vegetables,thanks to the Royal Horticultural Society's gardening scheme.
17 Oct 2007
Co-housing, an idea that first started in Scandinavia, is catching onin the UK. Former Green Councillor Jonathan Sear, winner of TheObserver Ethical Award for the eco-refit of his council house, is nowspear-heading the latest Co-housing scheme in Lancaster.
16 Oct 2007
Hackney-based, green education service, ecoACTIVE, has won a NationalEnergy Action Award from the Affordable Warmth ñ Sustainable WorldAwards Scheme.
13 Mar 2007
The Creative Partnerships governmental programme is designed to help teachers devise more adventurous, more engaging learning methods. Martha Hammond attended the scheme's first national 'Exciting Minds' conference to find out more about the importance of creative learning in schools.
28 Feb 2003
Time for Child Care is creating a network that supports parents, carers and children. It was set up by Time Banks UK to help parents who want to start training or working, or would like to set up some sort of community based child care business. Members can earn hours for childcare even whilst they are training. They can...