We’re looking for a new Co-ordinator!

Hours: Part-time (0.4FTE) equivalent to 2 days a week Salary: £21,000pa (pro rata) Location: Currently based at Thriving Places, Canningford House, 38 Victoria St, Avon, Bristol BS1 6BY. Relocating to Brunswick Court Brunswick Square, St Pauls, Bristol BS2 8PE, in July. Bristol Energy Network or BEN (www.bristolenergynetwork.org) is an umbrella organisation for all community energy … Continued

FutureProof Update

Progress report 16th May 2020 FutureProof services support homeowners and builders in the West of England to carry out energy saving improvements and refurbishments with confidence. BEN has been engaged to signpost new builders to the training and development scheme, carry out research about how much energy efficiency measures are considered in home-building improvements and to … Continued

BEN Virtual Open Meeting

Update on City Leap, BEN and BEN member activities BEN held its first ever Virtual Open Meeting (via Zoom) on Wednesday 29th April 2020 at 6.30pm. Attendees: Peninah Achieng, Mike Andrews, Suzanne Audrey, Liz Barling, Vicky Beckwith, Jamie Beevor, Caroline Bird, Andy Birkett, Diana Davey, Sarah Diver, Caroline Ennion, Martin Fodor, Richard Hancock, Jamie Hanlon, Julian Jones, Jenny Howard-Coles, Andy Kent, Mark … Continued

The BEN April newsletter is out now!

The newsletter for April has just been sent out. Check it out here! If you’re not on our mailing list, to receive it directly – sign up here.

Coronavirus update

Following Government guidance, BEN staff are now all working from home and arranging virtual meetings. We will continue to post useful information on the website, social media and in our monthly newsletter. Please share anything that you think would be useful for others, especially from our neighbouring counties in the Greater Bristol Area, with Caroline … Continued

WHAM Update! March 2020

At a very busy partners meeting last week, we heard about the amazing achievements of the project so far. This Warmer Homes Advice and Money (WHAM) project is a partnership project that covers Bristol & North Somerset helping to reduce financial, food and fuel poverty. BEN’s role is to provide workshops and outreach activities and … Continued

BEN AGM 2019

On Wednesday 22nd January 2020 over 30 people settled into the lovely new Future Leap meeting room on Gloucester Road. The Board is delighted to welcome back Caroline Bird, Jenny Howard-Coles and Sam Willits as well as Rebecca Windemer. We are also really pleased that Chris Puttick will be joining the Board in September. Welcome … Continued

BEN AGM & Director applications

Wednesday 22nd January 6:00 to 8.30pm Future Leap Hub 1-3 Gloucester Road, Bristol, BS7 8AA. Take part in this inspiring and motivating look-back over what BEN and our marvelous members have achieved in 2019. We will be presenting the learning we’ve been doing with projects like: Energy Transition conference 2019 REPLICATE – a research project … Continued


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