Wotton Area Climate Action Network
We are a community-led Climate Action Group serving Wotton-under-Edge and the surrounding areas. We aim to help residents and businesses to reduce their carbon emissions with a goal of helping our area become carbon neutral by 2030.
Upcoming meetings and events
Recent event recap - low carbon transport options
Don't worry if you couldn't make our recent event on low carbon transport options including electric bikes and EVs, with guest speakers Dan from eBike shop EDEMO (Nailsworth), eBike owner Tim from Cotswold Mountain Biking, Dawn from Wotton Area CAN and Richard (EV owner).
8th May 2022 - Cycling promotion day
Bring your bike for a quick safety check, bike security marking and advice, or join our eBike taster trials in Renishaw carpark.
Date: Sunday 8th May 2022
(11am - 2pm)
Place: Renishaw New Mills carpark C, near Charfield, GL12 8JR
Interested in joining us? Give us a nudge:
Adventures in nature - 100 Acer Wood (fully booked)
Join us for lots of fun and exploring around 100 Acer Wood, including willow work, habitat making, charcoal art and an interactive trail. This free event is open to children when accompanied by an adult (up to 5 children per adult), and is organised in partnership with 100 Acer Wood Conservation Trust and Wotton Community Park.
Date: 10am - 1pm, Weds 13th April 2022
Place: 100 Acer Wood, Tyley Bottom
Interested? Email email@example.com and we will share details.
Get a warmer, more energy efficient home
Retrofit is all about improving the energy performance, comfort and value of existing buildings through old and new technologies while reducing the carbon impact of heating them.
Retrofitting your home is one way to respond positively to climate change, helping reduce your home's carbon footprint, increasing your comfort, and saving on fuel bills.
Our 3 downloads can help inspire or offer practical tips. For more information, get in touch.
Home Energy Directory - a guide to organisations who can help.
Retrofit case studies - 4 local homes and one business who have used rettrofit measures to reduce fuel bills and become more energy efficient.
A Bristolian's guide to Solid Wall Insulation - a practical guide for those in homes without cavity walls
Join the steering team and help our community reduce carbon emissions
Would you like to make a difference to carbon emissions in our local area? We rely on volunteers to help run our events, plan what's next and publicise our work. We'd love to welcome you if you could spare any time, even if it's just a couple of hours a month. We do not discriminate against anyone for any reason and welcome involvement from all. We pledge to support people living with disability to take part in any of our events or activities.
Sign up to our newsletter
Each month we publish a newsletter giving details of upcoming events, public meetings and useful tips to help you reduce your impact on the environment. We won't share your details with anyone else and you can unsubcribe at any time.
Find us on Stroud District Lucky Severn Community Lottery
Like to play Lucky Severn Community Lottery? Buy your tickets from our page and 50% of the lottery ticket price comes to us, plus 10% goes to other local good causes. If you enter before 26th June '21 you could also win 12 monthly fruit and veg boxes delivered to your door from Boxxfresh.
How do you make a community carbon neutral?
Watch this inspiring talk by Gary Charnock, who 15 years ago launched Ashton Hayes' ambition to become England's first Carbon Neutral Community.
Gary spoke at the Rural Net Zero conference, chaired by Wotton Area CAN group member, Dominic Driver.