Local event 7th May // What's happened to Sustainable Bishopston?

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Gavin Spittlehouse

Apr 10, 2019, 9:18:36 AM4/10/19
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A neighbour asked me last night whether Sustainable Bishopston is still alive. The answer is yes but best described as "a bit dormant" at present. We still have a mailing list, Facebook presence, web site, bank account (with a bit of money in it), two notice boards on Gloucester Road that we keep up-to-date and - most important - a lot of people who receive our occasional messages and a network of contacts in other organisations. If you have an idea or a project which you'd like to get off the ground and you think these resources would help then please get in touch: in...@sustainablebishopston.org.uk

Meanwhile those of you who have missed the series of climate change and energy sustainability talks given by Nikki Jones at the Kensington Arms in Redland might like to know that there's a follow-up event planned for 7th May at 7pm also at "The Kenny". I can't be there unfortunately so please contact Nikki (see below) for details.


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From: nikki jones <nikki...@hotmail.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 at 09:44
Subject: Re: Bishopston

Hi Gavin and Sarah

Just to let you know that last night's meeting went well - a really good discussion on carbon cutting tips. We have booked the room for the 7th May and plan a bit of a social, a 'shout out' on latest achievements on carbon cutting, and then will watch a film - either Merchants of Doubt or Economics of Happiness. You would be really welcome, and please pass on to your mailing list. We will aim to start at 7pm.

One of the projects I am keen to get going is based on one that Bedminster Energy Group did. They got funding to bulk purchase LEDs - they found Ablectrics were the best deal - and they got these into communities of older residents in the area. Ablectrics also came and did a good talk for them. I was wondering if we could collaborate on something similar, and whether you are aware of any such communities around Bishopston?

Your thoughts would be welcome.


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