Below are some of the local community groups and organisations that can offer support and advice to help individuals and businesses take action to decarbonise:
Alton Climate Action Network (ACAN) - https://altonclimatenetwork.org.uk/about-acan/
Brings people together to tackle the climate emergency by offering a forum for people from Alton and the surrounding villages, organising network meetings and encouraging the development of groups on specific issues. They also undertake lobbying and campaigning
Aims to give Alton’s cycling groups and individuals a campaigning voice for safer cycling and better cycling infrastructure.
Energy Alton - https://energyalton.org.uk/
Shares information on energy efficiency and provides practical advice on how to save energy, reduce fuel costs and reduce CO2 emissions.
East Hampshire Community Rail Partnership - https://easthampshirerail.co.uk/
a group of local authorities, local people and the rail industry, working to promote our train and local bus services as well as improving local stations and services.
Petersfield Climate Action Network (PeCAN) - https://www.facebook.com/PetersfieldClimateActionNetwork/
A local community initiative working to make Petersfield and its surrounding villages carbon neutral. Areas of interest include local clean energy, energy efficiency, biodiversity, education, advocacy, and sustainable living
Petersfield Society - https://petersfieldsociety.org.uk/
Works with the community to conserve and enhance the special character of Petersfield and surrounding villages, to ensure it remains an attractive, enjoyable and distinctive place in which to live, work and visit.
Sustainability Centre - https://www.sustainability-centre.org/
A learning and study centre that shares practical solutions to inspire and enable people to become planet protectors and change makers in sustainability.
Below are some of the other organisations that took part in the Action Groups:
Abri Housing Association - https://www.abri.co.uk/
Abri is one of the largest housing associations in the south of England, with 35,000 homes and 80,000 residents.
Applegarth Farm - https://www.applegarthfarm.co.uk/
Supplies fresh, local and homegrown produce through their restaurant shop, and used some innovative farming techniques, including aeroponic towers.
Good Homes Alliance - https://goodhomes.org.uk/
Aim to promote and encourage the building of quality sustainable homes and communities and to transform the whole of mainstream UK house building into a sustainable endeavour.
National Farmers Union (NFU) - https://www.nfuonline.com/about-us/our-offices/south-east/hampshire/
Champions British agriculture and horticulture and campaigns for a stable and sustainable future for British farmers
Whitehill & Bordon Regeneration Company (WBRC) - https://www.princephilippark.co.uk/
A joint venture between Dorchester Regeneration and Taylor Wimpey appointed by the Defence Infrastructure Organisation to redevelop the former Prince Philip barracks in Whitehill & Bordon.
Whitman Laboratories - https://www.elcompanies.co.uk/en-gb/who-we-are/global-operations/uk-ope…
Estee Lauder's Petersfield-based manufacturing base supplies many of their leading beauty products, using modern innovation and technology, including an extensive solar power facility.