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Get rid of baths
Do not take baths, take showers. You will save about half the amount of water that you would if you were taking a bath.

Former Leader Says FOE and Greenpeace is 'out of touch'

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Solar Challenge to Havant Schools

Havant FOE will be among the judges on Friday 17th of June to assess entries in the the county-wide Solar Callenge. Teams of children 8-11 compete to build solar cars from kits of materials. The Havant leg, being held at Staunton Community Park, is one of five across Hampshire the winners of which will enter the final at Thruxton in July. For more info Click Here

FOE Condems cuts in solar subsidies

FOE energy campaigners have criticised the government’s decision to cut back subsidies for large scale solar installations. The decision means that projects up to 50kw remain unaffected but subsidies for larger schemes will be slashed from 32.9 per kilowatt-hour to 19p and even more for the largest ones. The move is likely to discourage major investment in solar energy at a time when the cost of carbon-based fuels is rocketing leaving many this winter having to a choose between fuel or food.