News Archive

Changeworks’ Challenge raises over £15,000 for Scottish charity

The Changeworks’ Challenge has raised an incredible £15,813.65 for MND Scotland1, smashing its initial target of £5,000.

14 Sep 2018 Corporate

Charity hits fundraising target ahead of challenge

The Changeworks’ Challenge target to raise £5,000 for MND Scotland1 has been achieved ahead of the fundraising event on 17 August.

16 Aug 2018 Corporate

Get involved with the Peebles Energy Challenge

Local project Change Works in Peebles is launching the Peebles Energy Challenge, offering 100 householders the opportunity to take part and reduce their energy use and bills by installing a real-time energy monitoring system.

22 Jun 2018 Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

£1 Million funding awarded to improve energy efficiency and reduce costs for Scottish householders and businesses

Changeworks worked with four local authorities and successfully won £1 Million in funding for Energy Efficient Scotland area based projects, as announced by the Scottish Government, 17 June 2018.

18 Jun 2018 Waste, Energy and fuel poverty, Carbon reduction

Reuse Showhome pops up in Leith

Edinburgh residents are invited to take a fresh look at reused furnishings when they view the beautiful items displayed in the ‘Reuse Showhome’ in Leith this weekend, hosted by Changeworks, Quay Community Improvements and local reuse organisations.

6 Jun 2018 Waste, Carbon reduction

Peebles householders benefit from Home Energy Efficiency Programme

A range of free or heavily subsidised insulation measures are being offered to householders with eligible homes in Peebles* and with a Council Tax Band A, B or C.

15 May 2018 Energy and fuel poverty

Flyspotting campaign launched in Leith

Leith residents are being invited to become ‘flyspotters’ as part of a new campaign to reduce the dumping of rubbish on local streets led by environmental charity Changeworks. 

11 May 2018 Waste

Keep feeding bellies, not bins!

Surplus food was rescued by Changeworks and turned into tasty meals at their Feed the 1000 event in Leith to raise awareness of the volume of food waste created. One third of all food produced globally is wasted, and in Scotland we throw away 600,000 tonnes of food from our homes each year.

10 May 2018 Waste

Feeding 1000 bellies, not bins, across Leith

There’s an old expression that ‘There’s no such thing as a free lunch’ Well, think again! Changeworks is hosting a free lunch, Feed the 1000, on Sunday 6 May 2018 made from food t

19 Apr 2018 Waste, Carbon reduction

Free energy advice sessions for Peebles residents and businesses

The Change Works in Peebles hub is now open for business on the High Street in Peebles.

6 Mar 2018 Energy and fuel poverty