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Haringey superhomes open 28th/29th September

Haringey Superhomes Group is holding its first Open Day at the end of September. Five very different houses are opening their doors over the weekend of 28th/29th September, while one house is also opening up on  Sunday 22nd September. Two Edwardian terrace houses, an Edwardian  semi,  a 1960’s 2-storey tile-clad house and a 1980’s single-storey timber-frame house will … Continue Reading

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A great day at Ally Pally

The MHSG stall at Ally Pally’s 150th anniversary on 21st July was a big success – a surprising number of people wanted to talk to us about draughtproofing despite the extreme heat!  Lots of children took away cress seeds and we sold their parents radiator panels and light bulbs.  A couple of new members as well, … Continue Reading

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No time for pessimism

MHSG founder member Nancy Hocking writes: Professor Michael Jacobs brought good news to Muswell Hill Methodist Hall. The former Special Adviser to Gordon Brown, both at the Treasury and at No 10 and visiting Professor at the Grantham Research Institute on Climate Change and the Environment at the London School of Economics and Political Science … Continue Reading

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Come and meet us at Ally Pally’s 150th celebration

Muswell Hill Sustainability Group will have a stall at Ally Pally’s 150th Birthday celebrations on 21st July from 11am – 4pm.  Ally Pally is a much-loved local landmark and the celebrations look like they will be really popular. We’ll be selling energy-saving products, including radiator panels, energy monitors and LED bulbs at discounted prices and providing … Continue Reading

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Inspiring talk by Michael Jacobs

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On 23rd May Michael Jacobs gave an excellent talk entitled “No time for pessimism – an overview of global climate science, economics and politics – see Climate talk slide presentation v2-2.  He started off by setting out the reasons for gloom and doom such as the depressing fact that we’ve hit 400 ppm of CO2 (450 … Continue Reading

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en10ergy Solar – Solar electricity on Haringey Schools

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Muswell Hill Sustainability Group is launching an exciting new renewable energy co-operative called en10ergy Solar.  This will provide a unique opportunity for our community to invest in solar panels on the roofs of schools and other community buildings.   Investors will receive an attractive and fair return on their investment anticipated to start at 4% and increasing during … Continue Reading

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London’s Food in the Spotlight

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Continuing in the series on London and Climate Change hosted by Transition Highgate and Muswell Hill Sustainability Group: London’s food in the spotlight: five ways to reduce the capital’s foodprint. We are delighted to welcome Dr Vicki Hird from Friends of the Earth to talk about the carbon impact of London’s food and how it … Continue Reading

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Open homes a great success

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As part of the 21st Century Homes weekend we had 6 homes open to demonstrate how the energy saving and renewables measures that we talked about on Saturday can be put into practice.  All of our homes were booked out and visitors reported that they were very instructive.

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A great turnout!

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We had a fantastic turnout at our 21st Century Homes event on 2/3 February.  Over 100 people attended the conference and exhibition, and our talks were all packed (we’ll need bigger rooms next time!).  Photos here!

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Good news on Pinkham Way

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On Friday 21st December the North London Waste Authority announced that it is withdrawing its planning application for a waste treatment (MBT) plant at Pinkham Way.  Well done to the Pinkham Way Alliance who has fought so hard against the plant which was far too big and sited near homes and schools.  Lots more info … Continue Reading

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