Village Fete 2022

SACC were delighted to attend the fete again this year. The fete aims to be a Zero waste event and SACC were handing out the reusable cups which are lent to fete visitors against a deposit which is returned when the cup is returned at the end of the day. Volunteers wash up the cups […]

Apply for Free Insulation Grant Now

  Do you need help reducing your energy bills? Apply for a SACC grant to help insulate your home. Deadline for applications is 1st October. Grants available for sheep’s wool loft insulation, LED lighting, draft proofing, cavity wall insulation etc. All carbon reducing ideas considered. Apply here ….. Free grants or call 01789 73148 for […]

Allotment Water Tank

SACC have installed a 1000 litre water tank to bring a much-needed water supply to the allotments. A small pump has been fitted in Bell Brook which runs through the field next to the allotments. Water will be abstracted from the brook to keep the tank topped up. The pump will be driven by a […]

2020 Grants

2020 GRANTS Application 1 (2020/1): Loft insulation – Resident (Requested £173.64 / Granted £250) Carried forward from last year Application 2 (2020/2): Wildflower Verge Pilot in Snitterfield (Requested £950 / Granted £50) Carried forward from last year Application 3 (2020/3): Insulation of skeilings – VHMC (Requested £1000 / Granted £2000) Carried forward from last year […]

Flooding, Wildlife & Climate Change

STAG Snitterfield Trees Action Group. The national effort to combat the impact of climate change and to mitigate flooding through tree planting is now underway with urgency. Trees absorb significant quantities of greenhouse gases. Trees reduce flooding, absorbing about 60% of run-off water from rainfall. Trees absorb dangerous gases and trap damaging particulates. A simple […]

Free Grants

This year’s grants from Snitterfield Actioning Climate Change to reduce the carbon footprint of the village totalled over £3,700 and included loft insulation, LED lighting and a living roof. We always welcome applications so get in contact or download the simple application form on the Free Grants page of the website. Applications are reviewed at […]

Power to the People

A vast tree planting campaign across the world could play a huge part in reducing our net carbon emissions. Tree planting is a climate change solution that is available now, is relatively low cost and every one of us can get involved. As trees grow, they absorb and store the carbon dioxide emissions that are […]

A New Broom

Thanks to the extreme generosity and hard work by Ben Clifford of SACC now has a new low carbon website and a shiny new logo. Keep up with latest events and happenings via our website (once we’ve worked out how to use it!) and follow SACC on Facebook.

Climate Emergency

Stratford Town Council, Stratford District council and Warwickshire County council have all declared Climate Emergencies. SDC have pledged to take local action to contribute to national carbon neutral targets through the development of their own practices and policies, with an aim to be carbon-neutral in Stratford District by 2030.

Whose carbon is it anyway?

Christmas is a period of shopping excess referred to by the retail sector as the “golden quarter”. China’s industry moves into overdrive to ensure shelves are stocked here in the UK. The reduction in climate change gases that we have achieved in the UK are partly through our choice to “off shore” our pollution by […]