|Lancaster Cohousing update||<– Date –> <– Thread –>|
|From: Kathy Bashford (kathybashfordgooglemail.com)|
|Date: Tue, 23 Mar 2010 14:50:27 -0700 (PDT)|
Dear All Here’s the latest from Lancaster Cohousing. There’s lots more information on our website www.lancastercohousing.org.uk. Cheers, Kathy Kathy [at] lancastercohousing.org.uk *Exciting News Update* - We’ve recently welcomed 3 new households and there is just 1 of one of our home types left! - We plan to submit our planning application in the next couple of weeks; see the website for our site design and home designs. - In January we (with 2 other local organisations) won a £500,000 Low Carbon Community Challenge (LCCC) grant to refurbish the mill building, install new solar panels, and develop a develop a community owned hydro-electric scheme! - Our new address / site name is 'Forge Bank'! *Joining* Our next phase of recruitment has already started as the deadline is June 27 th for a decision on July 10th. We welcome all applications and would particularly encourage families and under 35’s and households who wish to use workspace in the mill. Please see the ‘join’ page for more information and an application form to become a prospective member. *Public Events* Monthly site tours begin again this Sunday. If you wish to meet us please come to one of our public events; 16:15 *Mill tour** (by request)* Members of the Commercial Development Group of the Cohousing Project will show you round the Mill and help you to think about possibilities for your business/organisation/office/workshop needs. Contact info [at] lancastercohousing.org.uk to book or for more info. 4th Sunday every month (including this Sunday March 28th!) 11am *Brunch* WhaleTail 1.30pm *Site tour* Sat April 17th 13.00 Transition City Lancaster Launch (Storey Institute, Lancaster) 17.30 *Communal meal* (Friends Meeting House, Lancaster, prospective members only) Saturday April 24th Come and meet some of us at the *National Cohousing conference* in London! More info at www.cohousing.org.uk. Sunday April 25th 2.45 for 3pm *Information afternoon* (Youth and Community Centre, Halton) A brief presentation introducing the project and an opportunity to ask questions and meet members. Please contact us in advance if you would like us to provide a crèche for this event (there is a children’s room booked). Sunday May 23rd 12.45 for 1pm *Integration afternoon* (Gregson, Lancaster, prospective members only) An opportunity to find out a lot more detail about the project; how decisions are made, where we have got to in the process, how to access information, where and when we meet and socialise etc etc. Please contact us in advance if you would like us to provide a crèche for this event (there is a children’s room booked).
Lancaster Cohousing update Kathy Bashford, September 25 2009
- Lancaster Cohousing update Kathy Bashford, March 23 2010
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