Skip to content
South Hill Parish Council
View from Kerney Bridge on the parish boundary

Climate Action

South Hill Climate Change Action Plan

This document sets out the goals, actions and policies that South Hill Parish Council is committed to in order to reduce its own carbon footprint and to support initiatives in the wider community to help mitigate and adapt to the impact of Climate Change in our parish.

Download document (pdf)

Carbon Footprint Report

This report tells you about your community’s carbon footprint – both the scale of emissions and the main activities responsible for the emissions. This information comes from Impact – an online region-level carbon emissions estimator.

Download document (pdf)

Making your community electric vehicle ready

Making your community electric vehicle ready - a guide for parish and town councils

Download document (pdf)

Energy Efficiency in homes

Energy Efficiency in homes – a guide for parish and town Councils

Download document (pdf)

Communicating Climate Change

Communicating Climate Change – a guide for parish and town councils

Download document (pdf)

Climate Action Group

The parish council climate change working group have written polices to address climate change and hope you find them helpful.

Carbon Footprint.

In order to assess the impact of changes towards carbon neutrality, it is first essential to measure the carbon footprint before the action plan is implemented. Moreover, it is important that the model used for measuring carbon is consistent; switching models would make the measurement of success (or otherwise) very difficult. There are many organisations offering
this service at a fee, but the CCAG recommends the use of Impact – the community carbon calculator developed by the Centre for Sustainable Energy working with the University of Exeter

View full news item ››

Impact Community Carbon Calculator

Electric Vehicle Charging Points; their place in South Hill Parish

South Hill’s CCAG recognises that migration to electric vehicles (EVs) is constrained by the ability to charge them, particularly in a rural setting where not all properties are capable of supporting off street charging.

ChargeMyStreet Ltd is a Cumbria based community benefit society with the vision “For every home to be within a 5-minute walk of a chargepoint, giving
residents without off-street parking the opportunity to switch to an electric vehicle”.

View full news item ››