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.
South Seeds wins prestigious Saltire Society Award for Innovation
The Award was for its Energy Snapshot project, an innovative approach to mapping and then tackling energy inefficiency in homes in the southside of Glasgow.
We win a Saltire Society Innovation Award
South Seeds were delighted to be awarded the Saltire Society’s Innovation Award at the Lighthouse today.
Draughtproofing workshop at Govanhill Baths
South Seeds’ Handy-man Uillie MacKinnon will demonstrate how to fix draught proofing materials to wooden doors and windows to keep the warmth in your home. Under Uillie’s careful guidance you will get a shot at fixing draught proofing materials yourself. Monday 16th September 6.30 -7.30pm.
Growing food in Govanhill
Like many hidden spaces in Govanhill, the space behind the back courts of Dixon Avenue and Langside Road was full of dumped rubbish and windblown litter. However when Robin Ashton, South Seeds Community Development and Growing Officer saw the site in February this year he immediately saw the potential of a South West facing space […]
Using a checklist to reduce your energy bills
As part of South Seeds home energy audit, we give residents a check list of actions unique to their situation which would result in a reduction in their bills.
South Seeds nominated for the Saltire Society Innovation award
South Seeds are delighted that the Energy Snapshot report we published earlier this year has been nominated for the Saltire Society’s Innovation award. See all the nominations here: www.saltiresociety.org.uk/awards/architecture/housing-design.
South Seeds’ handyperson will install energy-efficient measures in your home
South Seeds’ Handyperson has been busy installing energy efficient measures, in residents’ homes. Radiator panels behind radiators on external walls to reflect the heat back in the room, draught proofing strips on wooden windows to make them more airtight or chimney balloons to stop warm air being sucked out of living rooms in winter. If […]
What does a home energy audit involve?
We arrange an energy audit of your home at a time that suits you. Our Energy Officers, Amanda and Lorna, will chat about your fuel bills and how you use energy in your home. They will also look at heating, insulation and how energy efficient your home is – it doesn’t take long. Amanda and […]