• Postcards From 2030 – an emotional celebration of 10 years of Low Carbon Hub community groups

    On Saturday 21 May we celebrated 10 years of partnership between the Low Carbon Hub and our 40 community group members in the atmospheric surroundings of the Story Museum, Oxford. The event was designed to be creative and celebratory and the Woodshed Theatre at the Story Museum was decorated to feel welcoming and festive. It…
    15th June 2022
  • Community group of the month: Cholsey Environment Champions

    We are pleased to announce that Cholsey Environment Champions are our Community Group of the Month for June 2022 Cholsey Parish Council declared a Climate and Environmental Emergency in 2019 and then set up a Climate and Environmental Emergency Working Group. They have appointed an Environmental Coordinator and surveyed the community to find out their biggest concerns…
    13th June 2022
  • Abingdon Carbon Cutters: Low Carbon Hub small grant of £500

    Promoting Cycling in Abingdon May 2022 Low Carbon Hub were pleased to award a small grant of £500 to Abingdon Carbon Cutters for an imaginative project that aims to involve young people in an initiative to promote cycling and active travel in Abingdon. Our Community Grant Fund offers financial support for community energy activities across…
    30th May 2022
  • Reaching 40 community groups

    We welcome our 40th community group member at Low Carbon Hub! We are really pleased to welcome our newest community group – Sustainable Botley – who are joining our existing 39 community group members from across Oxfordshire, to bring our total membership to 40. Sustainable Botley is a newly formed community group that recognises the…
    26th May 2022
  • Local Empowerment Towards a Car-Free Future

    Low Carbon Oxford North (LCON) & Coalition for Healthy Streets and Active Travel (CoHSAT) awarded a large grant of £5,000 from Low Carbon Hub Community Grant Fund. Low Carbon Hub were pleased to award a third consecutive large grant of £5000 to Low Carbon Oxford North and a consortium of community groups that form the…
    12th May 2022
  • Community Group of the Month: Abingdon Carbon Cutters

    Our community group of the month feature is one year old this month and we are celebrating with Abingdon Carbon Cutters as our May 2022 Community Group of the Month. Abingdon Carbon Cutters are a long-standing environmental group that started in 2008 as one of Oxfordshire’s Community Action Groups. They formed during a time of…
    6th May 2022
  • Large grants awarded

    We are delighted to announce that we have awarded large grants this year to three fantastic community projects: Sustainable Wantage for Equipping Children for Cycling Mobility Thame Green Living for Thame Electric Vehicle Hire Club Low Carbon Oxford North, Rose Hill & Iffley Low Carbon and Communities for Zero Carbon Oxford for Eco Homes Oxford.…
    6th April 2022
  • Community group of the month: Greener Hen

    We are delighted to welcome Greener Henley as our April 2022 Community Group of the Month. Greener Henley is a group of committed volunteers from a range of backgrounds that all share the common aim of working together to help build a greener, zero-carbon future for Henley and the surrounding villages. The group started out…
    5th April 2022
  • Community group of the month: Low Carbon Oxford North

    We are delighted to announce that our Community Group of the Month for March 2022 is Low Carbon Oxford North. Low Carbon Oxford North (LCON) were established as a community action group in 2010 with the aim of cutting carbon emissions through local activity. They became a registered charity in 2011 and launched Oxford North…
    9th March 2022
  • Bumper Year for Low Carbon Hub Community Grants Fund

    2021-2022 has been a bumper year for Low Carbon Hub’s Community Grants Programme and we’re delighted to announce that we have awarded a total of 14 small grants of £500 each to community groups supporting seven great projects. The grants are made by the Low Carbon Hub IPS Limited as part of its community benefit…
    8th March 2022