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Baked Alaska – Time To Change The Temperature… Even the ducks have relocated…

An island in the South Pacific has a problem. It’s hollow.  Anxiety levels are rising in a North American boardroom. Eav’s garden is bursting with next door’s rubbish. Even the ducks have relocated…they’re in Bangladesh. Advertisements

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News release: Help St John’s Sunshine generate more community energy in Old Trafford

St John’s Sunshine, a community solar co-op based in Old Trafford, is asking people in Old Trafford, and beyond, to help them generate more community energy by supporting their project in the national M&S Energy Community Energy Fund vote. St … Continue reading

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Vote for us! St John’s Sunshine has been shortlisted for the M&S Energy Community Fund

We need your help to generate more community energy for Old Trafford! Voting is now open in the M&S Energy Community Fund.  You can see all the projects on the website. The project that finishes at the top of each … Continue reading

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Harvesting Community Energy – A Harvest Festival (4-6th September)

Earlier this month, St John’s Church were successful in securing a Voluntary Sector Grant to run a community focused event celebrating local growing / local learning / community energy and community arts. We are doing this in the context of … Continue reading

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Sunshine fuelery … join us at 6pm, 1st April @ St John’s Centre

St John’s Sunshine has all its solar panels in place and couldn’t have done it without help from a lot of folk.   The 2nd Phase saw over £10,000 raised but the last three years have involved much more.  Whether you … Continue reading

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Great News – Phase 2 is GO !

An additional 6+kW of solar PV panels are scheduled to go up on the church the week beginning the 16th February.

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Can you help St John’s Sunshine generate more community energy?

Can you help us put more solar panel (PVs) on the St John’s Church roof and generate more clean electricity to power the St John’s Centre and generate more money for the Sunshine grants to help support Old Trafford community … Continue reading

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Community Index get in on Sunshines story

Community Index, a great local magazine, tells our story too (see page 8). As we continue to develop and become better known, our story spreads to others. This is great news and part of why we created Sunshine as an inspiration for … Continue reading

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Aladdin @ St John’s Centre. It’s Panto time…. Oh No it isn’t, Oh Yes it is !

It’s pantomime time. St. John’s, staff and friends, present to you Aladdin.  “Oh No they don’t! Oh Yes they do!”

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Welcome to St John’s Sunshine

Congratulations, you’ve stumbled onto the web pages for St John’s Sunshine, a little enterprise with big ambitions, located at the heart of Old Trafford in Greater Manchester. We’re a voluntary community group, we’re also a business, and we’re a kind … Continue reading

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