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Green House newsletter March 2012

The Green House project is closing its doors for now. It was funded by the Climate Challenge Fund between April 2011 and March 2012 and was the Community Alliance Trust’s first major project.  It was a great success – we’ve … Continue reading

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Save 15% on your car fuel costs!

Did you know that by driving your car in a more fuel-efficient way you can save up to 15% on your fuel costs? That’s almost two months’ worth of fuel in a year. We are running free fuel efficient driver … Continue reading

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Recycling for flats

Are you living in a flat and would like to recycle but don’t have much space? Instead of the usual red and blue boxes, the Council also offer a blue hessian bag with handles, especially for people with limited storage … Continue reading

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Don’t miss out on the FREE Insulation Offer

Are you an owner-occupier or private renter? You may be eligible for FREE cavity wall insulation, loft insulation or to get your loft insulation topped up to the recommended depth of 27cm (11”). There’s no catch – act now to … Continue reading

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Green House advice shop

The Green House advice shop helps people to save money and the environment. We can help you get your heating and electricity bills under control, get started recycling – and much more. Pop in for a chat and a cuppa … Continue reading

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Green House advice shop holiday opening hours

We’re closing over the Christmas period here at the Green House – our last day of opening is the 21st December. We’ll re-open on 5th December, and will be in touch in the New Year about our planned events and … Continue reading

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A new thrift/charity shop for Craigmillar?

The Green House team are exploring the idea of setting up a charity/thrift shop which would enable recycling of goods as well as providing a source of affordable items e.g. clothes, household items, bric a brac etc to our community. … Continue reading

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I’m dreaming of a green Christmas…

Come along to the Green House Christmas Fair at the White House on Friday 2nd December, 12-3pm. Fun & Festive ideas for a beautiful Christmas, saving you money and the environment Get crafty with our homemade decorations Leftovers recipe swap How to … Continue reading

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White House Consultation

The Community Alliance Trust in Craigmillar wishes to take over the White House building and run it as a community facility with a good quality cafe and meeting space/events space. We are keen to hear the views of people who … Continue reading

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The Green House in Bingham, Magdalene and the Hays

We’re hosting drop-in advice surgeries in November – pop in to find out more about the Free Insulation Offer or other ways to save money this winter. Tuesday 8 November Hays Community Business Centre 2.00pm to 7.00pm Thursday 10 November … Continue reading

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