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Going Green Together


A web tool developed to support voluntary organisations taking climate action in the North East. Are you working within the voluntary, community and social enterprise (VCSE) sector and need some help to move forward with climate action? VONNE Climate Action Alliance (VCAA) and 17 VCSE organisations based in the North East, have set up Going […]

Earth Hour 26 March 8.30pm #connect2earth

Be switched on by switching off on 26 March #EarthHour


Join millions across the globe this Saturday in taking action for a brighter future for people and our planet. Earth Hour was started in Sydney in 2007 by the World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF) and its partners as a global symbolic environmental action – a lights out event worldwide. 15 years later, this event […]

Volunteers Litter Picking

LitterFreeDurham’s Big Spring Clean is Back


Join communities across county Durham taking pride in caring for the environment and making a difference Did you know that litter picking is much more than just about picking up rubbish? Not only there are added benefits to mental and physical health, but any litter removed from the environment helps in keeping wildlife safe and […]


Energy Prices Are on the Rise But You Can Do Something About it


Our Warm Homes campaign team have prepared some no cost to low-cost tips to help you tackle some of those energy bills. There is a lot in the news at the moment around price rises and inflation, including the hot topic of the average household energy bills going up by around £693 from April. But […]

Derwent Valley electric vehicle

Go Green and register your interest in a community run electric car club


Parish/Town Councils, community associations and community groups are being invited to complete an online survey to register their interest in creating an electric car club in their own community. The survey, the first of its kind in the UK, aims to identify the need for rural electric car clubs that could help communities tackle the […]

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