Here are some links to other web pages we think you may find interesting. Please note that Sandgate Conservation Society is not responsible for the content on any external sites
Local Conservation / Environmental Groups
Sussex Green Living – resources for Sussex families wanting to Green up their lives
Kinder Living – sustainable living at home in Horsham District
Free water refills – App that lets you find where you can refill your water bottle for free – save money, save plastic, save the planet!
Steyning Climate Action Campaign
South East Climate Alliance – The South East Climate Alliance (SECA) is a coalition of local environmental, community and faith groups from the South East of England uniting for urgent action on climate change. It acts as an informal umbrella group and has been set up to share ideas and coordinate action.
Sussex Wildlife Trust – Information, places to visit, things to do, volunteering, shop and much more……
Local Community and Government
National conservation charities and initiatives
Sandgate Park includes some magnificent ancient trees. Unfortunately, much ancient woodland (i.e woodland at least 400 years old) in the UK does not have any statutory protection. The Woodland Trust campaigns for legal protection of ancient woodland.
Hedgehog Street campaign
Joint Nature Conservation Committee – UK Lowland Heathland Habitats
Green energy and energy efficiency
Energy Saving Trust is an independent, not-for-profit organization funded by the government and the private sector. It is a social enterprise and has a charitable foundation. Its website has a wealth of information on renewable energy, energy efficiency, home insulation, electric vehicles and more.
Any major alteration to the structure of your home could result in problems. You should ensure that you take appropriate professional advice before making any major changes e.g. cavity wall insulation, to ensure that your home is suitable and always engage a reputable company to carry out the work.
Government Green Homes Grant – Energy Helpline, an independent energy supplier switching site, has a helpful guide to the government’s Green Homes Grant. All homeowners can apply for a grant of up to £5000. Low income households can apply for up to £10,000.
Green energy suppliers – Energy Helpline also have a guide to green energy suppliers. You can use the website to compare green energy suppliers and then make the switch to your preferred supplier.