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Free drinking fountains in Borough Market in attempt to phase out water bottles – 23rd August

Borough Market in London is aiming to get rid of plastic water bottles by introducing free drinking fountains within the next 6 months. Read more


CWL delighted to attend Sanquhar’s Riding of the Marches 2017 – 21st August

Community Windpower Ltd (CWL) were delighted to attend the annual Riding of the Marches event in Sanquhar on Saturday 19th August 2017. Read more


RJ McLeod Contracted to Build Sneddon Law Wind Farm, East Ayrshire - 18th August

Community Windpower Limited (CWL) is investing in excess of £50m, securing jobs in the construction sector and providing significant spin-off spending in the Kilmarnock area. Read more


Largest solar farm in Scotland granted planning permission - 16th August

The largest solar farm in Scotland has recently been granted planning permission in Moray. Read more


CWL and BeGreen thrilled for Danielle Joyce and her Turkish delight! – 14th August

Community Windpower and BeGreen Dunbar are delighted to have donated £500 to Danielle Joyce who represented Great Britain in the Deaflympics in July. Read more


UK investing too much into fossil fuels and not enough into renewables for overseas aid -11th August

More than twice as much of the UK’s energy budget for overseas aid this decade has been spent on fossil fuels such as coal, oil and gas rather than renewable energy sources, accord Read more


CWL delighted to donate £500 to the ‘5 in 5’ challenge – 11th August

Community Windpower & BeGreen Dunbar were delighted to attend a fundraising event at Hallhill, Dunbar on Sunday 6th August Read more


Smart vehicle technology to be trailed in Leeds for use in polluted areas- 9th August

Leeds city council is set to trial out a new vehicle technology which detects when the car is entering a heavy polluted area and switches to a zero emissions electric engine. Read more


5p carrier bags will soon be a thing of the past at Tesco- 7th August

Tesco has become the first supermarket chain to completely get rid of the 5p plastic carrier bag and will instead offer the 10p ‘bag for life’ as an alternative in a bid to reduce Read more


Temperatures soar to over 40°C in Europe- 4th August

Across Europe countries are experiencing the most intense heat wave since 2003, where residents and tourists are being warned to enjoy the sun carefully and safely as scientists wa Read more


CWL proud to continue patronage of Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline Ayrshire Link – 3rd August

Community Windpower Ltd (CWL) is proud to be a Patron of the Ayrshire Link of Chernobyl Children’s Lifeline and to continue to support the fantastic work that they do... Read more


It’s Earth Overshoot Day! – 2nd August

Today marks the day that the Earth has used up its annual amount of natural resources for the whole of 2017, which includes water, clean air and soils. Read more

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