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Sustainability Champion

We are delighted to be Highly Commended by the Country Landowners Association and the New Forest National Park Authority in…

A successful open day

The Open Day on Saturday 1st. July. was successful. There were 36 visitors including members who had not seen the…

Open Day

OPEN DAY – WEST SOLENT SOLAR FARM 11AM – 4PM – SATURDAY 1ST JULY 2017 As part of Community Energy…

Spring lambs and sheep arrive on the solar farm to graze the grass.

After two successful years of bringing sheep on to the solar farm to graze the grass in the autumn and…

The solar powered railway has grown!

The solar powered railway has grown! A new layout and a new electronic controller. It is still powered by a…

Co-op Energy commits to community energy development

Co-op Energy has announced a new range of targets for community energy development in the UK. The supplier, which is…

Working Party

On Thursday 23rd. February we had a working party of 7 West Solent Solar Coop members clearing the access lane…

Volunteer working party on site

When we first took over the site we planted hundreds of hawthorn saplings around the boundary which we hope will…

Community Fund grant to Hordle Primary School

The Cooperative’s Community Fund is delighted to have partly funded the installation of a composting toilet at one of our local…

Newts on the site

The discovery of a colony of newts on the site emphasises how the biodiversity improves on our site day by…