News and Events
At South Seeds we have a lot going on – from exciting events to engage the community, new developments within our organisation and good old fashioned hard work to get the gardens growing well. Keep up to date by visiting this page for our latest news, events and opportunities.
We win two Streets Ahead awards
South Seeds is delighted to have won Best Community Initiative and Best Overall Winner at last night’s Evening Times’ Streets Ahead awards.
South Seeds secures £8,000 for two households
Two examples of households South Seeds has supported to get heating systems through the energy assistance scheme.
Time to start composting
We have a film about how to make a composting bin, a fact sheet about how to share composting in a tenement backcourt and a manual showing you how to get started.
Saving energy in a sandstone tenement
One family thought they had done all they could to save energy at home. A South Seeds home energy audit highlighted more that could be done.
New grant and loan help to become more energy efficient
There is a grant available to those properties in council tax band A, B and C to become more energy efficient, and an interest free loan available to all properties to become more energy efficient.
South Seeds is all about sharing
A Radio Scotland programme highlighted South Seeds approach to bringing benefit to the community through sharing.
Dealing with fuel debt
Many people are dealing with fuel debt at this time of year. We have produced a factsheet which outlines a number of practical steps which can be taken to reduce the burden of fuel debt.
Building a community garden with kids
The ECO committee from Annette Street Primary School are helping us build another community garden behind Allison Street.