An eco-centre in Machynlleth, Powys, has closed its cafe and vegetarian food store because of financial difficulties facing its trading arm. Eleven workers in the Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) Quarry Cafe and Quarry Shop have lost their jobs. The stores were run by by CAT plc, which also operates a shop and restaurant on […]
Archives for January 2013
A film showing life for families building a home in a Pembrokeshire eco village is being premiered at cinemas.
Residents won planning permission in 2009 to build a community of nine smallholdings at Glandwr designed to be low impact and self-sufficient.
Rhiwbina Every Friday (10am – 1pm) Butcher’s Arms, Heol y Felin, Rhiwbina CF14 6NB. Roath Every Saturday (9:30am – 1pm) – Includes Roath Craft Market Mackintosh Sports Club, Keppoch St, Roath CF24 3JW. Riverside Every Sunday (10am – 2pm) Fitzhamon Embankment, opp Millennium Stadium CF11 6AN.
An audit has found that EU-funded energy efficiency projects are not cost-effective in EU member states. The projects examined by the Court of Auditors were in the Czech Republic, Italy and Lithuania. Those countries received the most EU funding for such projects in 2007-2013.