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2 days to get the final ten percent

We need another £27,000 by Friday to get that dial finally to the end. If everybody who has ‘sort of promised’ to invest does so, we’ll make it – please do chivvy if you know anyone who is wavering. They … Continue reading

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Share offer reaches £200,000 milestone with 10 days to go

We’ve had a great week, adding 14 new prospective members and taking us to 73% of the total. Thanks to all the people who have applied for membership and all who have featured the project on their websites, especially our … Continue reading

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Reaching our target with some help from our friends

Those who follow our share offer carefully will notice that our dial is starting to kick noticeably upward towards the finish line with just over 2 weeks to go. We’ve had some significant contributions in the last week or so … Continue reading

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Installation schedule on track

Today we started the process of pre-ordering the boiler to make sure that everything’s ready for installation as soon as possible after the share offer concludes. We can’t pay a deposit until that point, but somewhere in Austria the manufacturer … Continue reading

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Share Offer Extended until 28 September

Despite the late start in promoting our share offer, we managed to get halfway to our target in 5 weeks, raising £153,400 so far from 87 prospective members – already a new record for a Sharenergy project despite competition from … Continue reading

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Share offer carries on

The share offer continues to have a huge amount of interest – over £24,000 worth of investment today! We’ll definitely be extending the share offer period so that more people have a chance to join the 76 prospective members we … Continue reading

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Membership applications flooding in

After a very slow start membership applications are starting to come in thick and fast. There is one week to go until the deadline. We want to get on with the installation as soon as possible – so if anybody’s … Continue reading

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Meeting the Minister

We’re sure his boss would approve of this type of tax-efficient investment! Ben Dodd and Jon Halle represented Woolhope Woodheat at DECC’s day for winners of LEAF funding (which we used to set up our share offer). We had an … Continue reading

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Project featured in the Guardian

We were featured in a very good piece in the Guardian today with a nice picture of Steve Dudhill harvesting wood with his working horse. The piece also highlighted share offers from other co-ops around the country. Meanwhile share applications are … Continue reading

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Regenerating woodlands, generating energy

Woolhope Woodheat’s share offer is now up and running, with applications (and cheques) coming in from prospective members. Lots of local interest, we’ve been on BBC radio, in the Ross Gazette… and going national this week. We think this co-op … Continue reading

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