• Community Group of the Month: One Planet Clanfield

    We are delighted that One Planet Clanfield is our community group of the month for October 2022. Clanfield is a beautiful village in West Oxfordshire with around 800 residents, a thriving primary school, a café/bakery, a popular pub, and a hotel. One Planet Clanfield was set up in 2020 by an enthusiastic group of volunteers…
    19 October 2022
  • Energy Saving Bite Sized Films launch

    The launch of Communities for Zero Carbon Oxford’s Energy Saving Bite Sized films took place during Great Big Green Week at the Town Hall, Oxford on 27 September 2022. The films form a vital part of the Energy Saving Homes project, carried out by a group of nine environmental community group members of Low Carbon…
    18 October 2022
  • Great Big Energy Saver, Eynsham Great Big Green Week 2022

    Green TEA, Low Carbon Hub and Project LEO (Local Energy Oxfordshire), organised the Great Big Energy Saver event during Great Big Green Week, held at St Leonard’s Church Hall on Thursday 27 September, from 4pm to 9pm. Green TEA are working with Low Carbon Hub on Smart and Fair Futures as part of Project LEO,…
    17 October 2022
  • Community Group of the Month: Sustainable Kirtlington

    We are delighted to announce that Sustainable Kirtlington is our September 2022 Community Group of the month. Kirtlington is a calm and beautiful village just north of Oxford that is blessed with a small but active community group that thinks big. It’s always a pleasure to visit the Sustainable Kirtlington team to see the results…
    20 September 2022
  • Community groups win Vale of White Horse funding

    Earlier this year, the Vale of White Horse District Council invited community groups to apply for funding from its Climate Action Fund of £50,000 for projects that help to address climate change at a local level. Thirteen projects across the district were successful. Several Low Carbon Hub Community group members had successful bids, including: Sustainable…
    18 August 2022
  • Welcoming our 41st Community group

    Barford Environment Network, based in North Oxfordshire, is the Low Carbon Hub’s 41st community group member!  Barford Environment Network (BEN) formed in October 2021, inspired by the work of neighbouring Low Carbon Hub community group, Deddington Environment Network (DEN). The group aims to raise awareness of sustainable initiatives and funding opportunities that will enable the transition to…
    3 August 2022
  • Community Group of the Month: Sustainable Woodstock

    Sustainable Woodstock formed in 2008 with the aim of bringing their community together to identify actions that could be taken to reduce the carbon footprint of Woodstock. This has been achieved by running successful working groups, which involve the whole community, that raise awareness of the climate and ecological emergency. The group focus on energy…
    7 July 2022
  • 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…
    15 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…
    13 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…
    30 May 2022