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Community currencies activism
Falmouth LETS, Local Exchange Trading Scheme
Wadebridge Renewable Energy Network (WREN) based in Wadebridge, Cornwall, is a grass roots social enterprise aiming to transform the area into the first solar powerered and renewable energy powered town in the UK. The group plans to install 1 MW peak capacity of solar panels; with ten installations already in place and another ninety planned they hope to generate at least a third of its electricity from solar and wind power by 2015.
The WREN Steering Group consists of residents, councillors from Cornwall Council and Wadebridge Town Council, together with representatives of the Wadebridge Chamber of Commerce.
The scheme could also generate £450,000 a year for the town with money coming from a Feed-in tariff which offers a premium price for renewable energy. The county council has granted planning permission for four new solar farms and sent plans for a further five out for consultation. In February 2012 the WREN project was awarded £68,000 as part of the coalition Government's Local Energy Assessment Fund and in May 2012 won an award for Best Third Sector Business in the 2012 Cornwall Business Awards.
In 2013 Stephen Frankel (chairman of WREN) was named South West Sustainable Energy Champion at an award ceremony in Bath. 
WREN opened the high street Energy Shop in central Wadebridge in December 2011. WREN has over 1,000 members. Wadebridge launched its own currency in 2012; ‘The Wren’. Wadebridge has been designated as the pilot site for Smart Cornwall, and is pioneering the development of the “Smart Market Town”. 
Trees, woodland and forest
Truro, Arboretum City, article dated November 2011
News and comment
Penzance wins first plastic-free status award to help clean up beaches, Dec 5 
Cornish coastline plan offers new haven for rare seabirds, Dec 3 
Smart energy project to run Isles of Scilly on renewables, storage and EVs, Mar 15 
Cornwall Council approves plans for all of Cornwall's electricity to come from low carbon sources by 2030, Jan 30 
Transition Falmouth Launches Local Food Guide, Nov 30 
Cornwall congratulated for acting on bees and pesticides, Three major South West councils now have neonicotinoid pesticides bans on non-agricultural land, Nov 22 
83.2% voted in St Ives to ban second home owners from buying homes in new developments, May 6 
Europe's first redwood forest planted at Eden Project, Mar 14 
Sunshine to power savings for Wadebridge homes - community energy pilot first of its kind in UK 
Car club coming to Truro and Falmouth, October 20 
Former fighter pilot opens community library at Mullion's Old Inn, September 9 
Transition Penwith's journey to a thriving west Cornwall, March 5 
BudeForFood Assembly – Grand Opening Announced, November 17 
Cornwall's carbon neutral farm offers hope for sustainable agriculture, May 1 
Fairtrade Falmouth to welcome Fair Trading cargo sailing ship, March 6 
Cornish town of Wadebridge plans to restore its energy self-sufficiency by 2020, Febraury 25 
How to power Cornwall on renewables, May 6 
Recycling in paradise,  July 10
October 5 - 11 Truro & Falmouth Green Open Homes Week