Category Archives: Sustainability

Bring your electricity meter inside the house and save money!

A year or so ago, as part of ruralnet|uk‘s response to climate change, we bought two Electrisave devices for employees to borrow. They were quite expensive at the time but you can get them for about £50 now. Look on … Continue reading

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A national vote for sustainable transport?

Did you vote in the people’s 50 million? Don’t worry if you didn’t, it’s too late now. Sustrans won which is great. I voted even though I’m rather sceptical about these things (can’t think why!). Sustrans was up against a … Continue reading

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A national vote for sustainable transport?

Did you vote in the people's 50 million? Don't worry if you didn't, it's too late now. Sustrans won which is great. I voted even though I'm rather sceptical about these things (can't think why!). Sustrans was up against a … Continue reading

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Sustainable Rural Communities – what do we mean? Is this a pipedream?

There are problems with the word ‘sustainable’. First of all, it’s just an adjective and can be stuck on the front of anything: sustainable living, sustainable funding, sustainable farming. So to say: “We are sustainable” is so ambiguous as to … Continue reading

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Sustainable Rural Communities – what do we mean? Is this a pipedream?

  There are problems with the word 'sustainable'. First of all, it's just an adjective and can be stuck on the front of anything: sustainable living, sustainable funding, sustainable farming. So to say: “We are sustainable” is so ambiguous as … Continue reading

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Rethinking the future for rural service delivery

  Crudwell Post Office    Originally uploaded by S1m0nB3rry This is the Executive Summary of an original vision created to inform the work of the Labour Group of Rural MPs in 1998. The vision was updated and presented at the … Continue reading

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Rethinking the future for rural service delivery

  Crudwell Post Office    Originally uploaded by S1m0nB3rry This is the Executive Summary of an original vision created to inform the work of the Labour Group of Rural MPs in 1998. The vision was updated and presented at the … Continue reading

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