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Sunshine grants powering community activities

Every day the solar PV panels on St John’s Church roof generate electricity that is used to help power the St Johns Centre. The solar panels also generate money through the Feed in Tariff.  Some of this money is available … Continue reading

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St John’s Sunshine: going solar the co-operative way

John Hughes describes a parish community energy scheme glowing into life in Old Trafford “YOU COULD DO IT AS A CO-OP,” FIONA SAID, licking her free ice cream at a ‘Meet Your Neighbours’ interfaith event in the summer of 2011. … Continue reading

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It’s the Jack & the Beanstalk panto….oh no it’s not!

In the international year of the pulse, St John’s Sunshine, St John’s Centre and Daisy the cow are mooved to present … “Think you know the story of Jack and the Beanstalk? Well, think again. Want to know how Jack … Continue reading

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News release: Baked Alaska – Time To Change The Temperature…. Even the ducks have relocated

St John’s Sunshine is delighted to be invite people to the “Baked Alaska – Time To Change The Temperature” event at St John’s Centre on Tuesday 10th November. (1)

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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.

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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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