Tag: Community

26
Feb

Westmill Co-operatives Welcome International Academic

This month, Westmill Wind and Westmill Solar Co-operatives welcomed Korean Academic Dr. Jongick Jang, Ph.D. for an online conversation with Tom Parkinson, Chair of Westmill Solar Co-operative and an in-person visit with Sarah Flood, the Westmill Solar Company Secretary, at our Oxford office. Dr. Jang is a lecturer at Hanshin University, located near Seoul, and has extensive experience researching co-operatives.

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8
Feb

WESTMILL SOLAR CLOSES IT’S FOURTH ROUND OF ITS COMMUNITY GRANTS SCHEME

Westmill Solar allocates just over £50,000 through the community benefit fund.  Earlier this year we opened our 4th round of community benefit funding. A record number of applications were sent in. Thank you to everyone who helped us promote the scheme. 14 of those applications were successful and we have distributed just over £50,000 to projects across Oxfordshire and Wiltshire

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3
Aug

WESTMILL SOLAR 2023 COMMUNITY GRANTS SCHEME OPENS, DEADLINE 25th SEPTEMBER 2023

Westmill Solar Co-operative is delighted to announce that its Community Grants Scheme for 2023 is now open for applications. This initiative aims to support projects for local community organisations within Oxfordshire or within a 25 miles radius of the Westmill Solar Farm. These grants aim to fund projects that: The full criteria for applications can be found in the guidance

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9
Feb

WESTMILL SOLAR CLOSES IT’S THIRD ROUND OF ITS COMMUNITY GRANTS SCHEME

Westmill Solar allocates just over £49,000 through the community benefit fund.  2022 was the third year of the Westmill Solar the community grant scheme, and it’s the biggest funding scheme we’ve allocated so far. This year we have granted 13 different community organisations a share of just over £49,000.   The quality of applications is very high year on year which

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1
Dec

Westmill Solar awards £37,000 from its 2021 community grants scheme!

Westmill Solar awards £37,000 from its 2021 community grants scheme! Westmill Solar Co-operative is pleased to announce that, in our community grant scheme’s second year, we have approved the funding of approximately £37,000 of community grants to 10 organisations! Once again, we were delighted with the responses we received and the projects that our panel of members chose were those

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30
Jul

Westmill Solar launches 2021 Community Grant Scheme

Following on from the success of last year’s pilot scheme and the encouragement of our members, Westmill Solar Co-operative is pleased to announce that our 2021 Community Grant Scheme is officially open and are accepting applications.

11
May

Westmill: Week of Action 2017

Political change was a vital part of bringing Westmill, the UK’s first solar cooperative, to life. Of course, inspirational leadership was the first step—Adam Twine knew his land could be used for the benefit of the community and the climate. And the enthusiasm and vision of local people was essential. But we couldn’t have succeeded as a cooperative without Government

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