Blog 2021 (Saving water)

Rooting for Change: Community Project Sets the Foundation for Water-Saving Future

Transforming an acre of bare agricultural land into a productive, organic, no-dig growing space is no mean feat. But that’s exactly what Community Roots have set out to do. Set above the coastal town of Porthtowan, the site has splendid 360o views of the Cornish countryside. Its exposed location does mean that the team have to...

Driven up the Wall: intoBodmin Plans to Take Action!

Hidden in a secluded corner of Bodmin, a community garden is about to undergo a fantastic transformation this winter. intoBodmin is an inspirational community outreach company whose whole purpose is to spark creativity, fun and learning in Bodmin. Fin Irwin and the other founders help bring the community together through cultural...

St. Ives Allotment Association is Fully Engaged in Water-Saving!

  Put in the spotlight in 2020 when it hosted the G7 Summit, the much-loved seaside resort of St. Ives is a sought-after holiday destination. It’s beautiful beaches, oldy-woldy streets and rich history make it a beautiful location. But the way the town has grown and expanded has left very little to no room for private gardens. Like...

St. Dennis Primary Academy Taps into Fund to Continue Excellent Work

Sometimes when you’re in the middle of the countryside, it’s hard to imagine that climate change is a real problem. With so much greenery, wildlife and a bright blue sky above you, carbon emissions, plastic pollution and melting icecaps seem distant and not applicable to the area, or to you.

Golf Club Swings Into Action and Saves 150,000L of Water a Year!

For the people who live on the Isles of Scilly, water scarcity is part and parcel of their everyday lives. This is because the islands’ water supply depends mainly on rainfall. The water gets soaked up and stored within rocks as ‘groundwater’ and harvested through boreholes. Unlike on the South West Peninsula, there are no surface...