Following an unannounced visit by Climate Crime Unit Investigators on April 6th, the managing director of Weir Minerals in Todmorden has agreed to ask Weir Head Office whether the company warns shareholders of the risk attached to the Weir’s substantial investments in the fossil fuel industry, and if they have any plans for divesting from fossil fuels. Continue reading
Straw Works, the leading UK company for strawbale building and design, has launched the School of Natural Building (SNaB) in Todmorden following an increase in demand for their training courses.
Natural materials include strawbales, timber, lime, clay, hemp, sheepswool, woodfibre board, brick, stone and other materials. Many are plant based materials, usually wi.th low-embodied energy because they are not very processed and often available locally. Continue reading
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If you’re wondering about where to take your rubbish now that Eastwood recycling centre’s closed because a disgruntled employee trashed the place with a digger, here’s the Council’s latest info:
The nearest centres, which are open as normal, are:
- Sowerby Bridge, Milner Royd, Mearclough, Sowerby Bridge, HX6 3LF
- Halifax, Lee Bank, Ovenden Road, Halifax, HX3 5PN
Here’s the basic info from Todmorden Civic Society.
Straw Works, a Todmorden company run by award winning strawbale builder Barbara Jones, is running a new series of courses in Todmorden over the winter.