Repower Balcombe supports Ascension Food Larder

Repower Balcombe supports Ascension Food Larder

Back in November 2022, we heard about a new Food Larder being set up in Haywards Heath, at The Ascension Church, scheduled to open in December. With our next quarterly meeting not due until January 2023 we had to act fast. The Church rapidly completed 

Repower Balcombe grant lights up St Mary’s Church

Repower Balcombe grant lights up St Mary’s Church

As we approach the winter months, St Mary’s Church is so grateful to Repower Balcombe for the generous £2,368.45 grant donation that was given in August 2022. The church will see the benefits particularly around the lychgate area and the steps leading out to the 

LED Lights for Balcombe Parish Room

LED Lights for Balcombe Parish Room

Whilst restrictions on social contact related to Covid were in place, we decided to focus on simplifying our Community Fund application process. Once launched on our website we were delighted when the Balcombe Parish Room management committee approached us for help in completing their conversion 

Repurposed laptops for St Wilfrid’s

Repurposed laptops for St Wilfrid’s

Addressing climate change is not limited to reducing our dependence on burning fossil fuels for energy by replacing them with renewable energy. We can also help by recycling. We are pleased to report that, with a grant of £1,247 from our Community Fund, we donated 

Low Energy Fridges for Bentswood Hub Community Larder

Low Energy Fridges for Bentswood Hub Community Larder

With a grant of £900 from our Community Fund, REPOWERBalcombe are pleased to have been able to help Bentswood Hub obtain some new, energy efficient fridges and freezers to help to store donated frozen and chilled foodstuff. By choosing low energy appliances we can all 

Repower Balcombe supports Forest Row Community Fridge

Repower Balcombe supports Forest Row Community Fridge

Repower Balcombe seeks to use its Community Fund to support local people in close proximity to Balcombe, in their actions towards achieving a ‘green’ future. Initially we considered installing a solar array on the Community Fridge building, but we then discovered they were using old 

LED Lights for Balcombe Club

LED Lights for Balcombe Club

Our Community Fund helps Balcombe Club to install LED lighting in the Forest room

LED Lights for Bramble Hall

LED Lights for Bramble Hall

Visitors to Bramble Hall may have noticed the many high floodlights, the primary source of lighting for the hall. But you may not know that there’s an Energy Group within the Parish Council. Apart from covering activities at the Lower Stumble oil exploration site on 

LED Lighting for Crawley Down School

LED Lighting for Crawley Down School

REPOWERBalcombe returns to Crawley Down School to help with their lighting conversion project. The school was given a grant of £4,373 for LED lighting in their corridors whilst they paid for lighting in the main hall. The higher efficiency of LED lights coupled with their 

REPOWER’s new Cuckfield School Solar System in the press

REPOWER’s new Cuckfield School Solar System in the press

REPOWERBalcombe provided a grant of £17,858 from its Community Fund for a solar PV system at the school. It is predicted that this will provide up to 20% of the school’s electricity, saving them about £1000 pa (at time of installation) on their electricity bills.