CCF in the media

Here you can find a selection of articles about Cambridge Carbon Footprint in the press.
For media enquiries, email or phone 01223 301842.


Where's our right to low-energy affordable homes?
Cambridge Independent, 19 September 2018, Allan Shepherd

Eco Homes open up to public
Cambridge News, 31 August 2018, Alistair Ryder

New Homes can be awful at dealing with the Heat
Cambridge Independent, 18 July 2018, Tom Bragg

See the impact of pollution in our seas with reef artwork
Cambridge Independent, 13 June 2018

Reduce your carbon footprint this summer
Cambridge 105 Radio, Tom Bragg with Daniel Baker, 17 May 2018

Turning textile recycling into an art form
Cambridge Independent, Jenny Langley, 16 May 2018

We must get hotter on homes
Cambridge Independent, Tom Bragg, 21 March 2018

The Arbury Swap Collect and Fix-Fest
The North Cambridge Community Newsletter, Spring 2018

Revived at the cafe
Cambridge Independent, Gemma Gardner, 21 February 2018

Repairs and swaps are key to event
Cambridge Independent, February 2018

Repair Cafe Smashes World Record
Whizz Pop Bang, Issue 31, February 2018

Save a fortune on your weekly shop... while you're saving the planet! How to become more environmentally-minded and cut your bills at the same time
- Alternative Link
The Mail on Sunday, Toby Walne, 28 January 2018


CirculART - Or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love My Stuff
CommunityChannelTV, 08 December 2016

The City's Circular Festival
Cambridge Independent, Nicole Barton, 09 November 2016

Open Eco Homes host Nicola Terry interviewed
Sunday Times, Sarah Lonsdale, 30 October 2016

OEH event in September
Cambridge Matters,
Autumn 2016

Insipring eco homes
Clean Slate,
Allan Shepherd, Autumn 2016

Open Eco Homes
Cambridge Edition,
September 2016

Open Eco Homes Tom Bragg interviewed
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, Chris Mann, 18 September 2016

Home owners open doors for glimpse of a greener future
Cambridge News, 07 September 2016

Circular Cambridge
Cambridge Matters,
Summer 2016

Have you got an old electrical item that has lost its spark?
SouthCambs Magazine,
Summer 2016

Don't dump that kettle!
Cambridge News,
11 July 2016

Histon and Impington's very first repair cafe, Saturday 18th June
June 2016


Going for Green
Cambridge News, Alice Ryan, 18 September 2015

Open Eco Homes Tom Bragg interviewed
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, Chris Mann, 18 September 2015

Local MP supports green homes
Cambridge network, 16 September 2015

Going for Green
Cambridge Magazine, Alice Ryan, August 2015

Landfill is Failure   Tom Bragg interviewed
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: Breakfast Show, Dotty Mcleod, 13 July 2015

Chucking Stuff Away  Tom Bragg interviewed
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: Breakfast Show, Paul Stainton, 10 July 2015

What Can we Learn from a Wartime Diet?
Cambridge Edition, Jenny Shelton, 29 June 2015

Cambridge charity to hold Second World War 'ration challenge'
Cambridge News, Eleanor Dickin, 28 May 2015

Communities Going Green
Sunday Times, Sarah Lonsdale, 22 February 2015


A celebration of local food at Fitzbillies -  the launch of Food for a Greener Future
Cambridge News, 12 November 2013

Local Food and Fitzbillies celebration- Joss Cutler
Cambridge 105, Linda Ness, November 2013

Cambridge 105 - Alana Sinclair of Cambridge Carbon Footprint talks about Open Eco Homes with Julian Clover, 15 June. Click here to listen to / download the podcast.

Sustainable Food - with help from Cambridge Carbon Footprint
Cambridge News, 04 June 2013

Eco home
Sawston Scene, June 2013

Local MP supports green homes
Cambridge News, 04 June 2013

Food that's fast and sustainable!
Cambridge News, 18 April 2013

CCF stages recycled fashion shoot
Cambridge News, 10 April 2013

Runaway Recycle
Style Magazine (p34-35), April 2013

A confirmed meat-eater tries going vegan
Cambridge News, 12 March 2013

Stephanie on Second Hand Style
Radio 105, 12 March 2013

Open Eco-Homes
Cambridge Edition, March 2013

Go swishing with Cambridge Carbon Footprint
Cambridge News, 26 February 2013


Green houses: Lowering your carbon footprint starts at home
The Guardian Money section - Front-page leader article, Terry Macalister, 18 June 2011

Green property: electricity-generating panels
The Telegraph, Sarah Lonsdale, 13 June 2011

The eco entrepreneurs
Cambridgeshire Agenda
, June 2011

City’s eco-homes open their doors
News & Crier
, 19 May 2011

Eco homes will open doors on helping to save planet
Cambridge News,
17 May 2011

Green Goings On
Cambridgeshire Agenda
, 10 May 2011


Green property: Open Eco Homes
The Telegraph, 16 June 2010

Visit to AC Architects
Argyle Street Housing Co-operative, 02 March 2010


12 Bright Ideas for a Zero Carbon Cambridge
Robert MacCormack

Restart Radio: breaking the world record for community repair
Podcast of Ugo and Jon from The Restart Project talking to Nicole Barton of CCF

Tips for a greener (& less stressful) Christmas
Cambridge Independent, Alana Sinclair, 15 November 2017

Record Breaking repairers breathe new life into 230 items
Cambridge Independent, 15 November 2017

World record success for Cambridge 'repair cafe' aiming to reduce landfill
ITV News, Anglia, Emily Knight, 14 November 2107  -see video report at bottom

Crafters kick off the festive season in Melbourn
Royston Crow, Bianca Wild, 14 November 2017

The World's Biggest Repair Cafe
Wesley Methodist Church, Cambridge, 11 November 2017

Repair Café World Record Attempt - Tom Bragg interviewed
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire with Charlie Thompson, 11 November 2107

Cambridge Carbon Footprint attempting to hold the world’s biggest repair café
Cambridge Network, 6 November 2017

World's Biggest Repair Café 
The Abingtons,  3 November 2017

World's Biggest Repair Cafe
Cambridge Independent, Nicole Barton, 18 October 2017

MP visits Mosque (on OEH tour)
Cambridge Independent, 18 October 2017 

Inside Cambridge Eco Homes
That's Cambridge TV, 8 October 2017

Tour City's New Eco-Mosque Site
Cambridge News, Raymond Brown, 6 October 2017

Cohousing scheme and Treehouse Open Doors
Cambridge Independent, Adrian Peel, 4 October 2017 

Opinion: Housing Crisis and Open Eco Homes
Cambridge Independent, Allan Shepherd, 20 September 2017 

That's Cambridge, 30 June 2017

Charity call for accountant
Cambridge News, Nicole Barton, 24 June 2017

Neil Whiteside: CirculART Cambridge Trail
Cambridge 105
, 09 June 2017

Creating art out  of things everyday folks leave behind
Cambridge Independent, Andy Veale, 14 June 2017

Signs of optimism for Sir David on Earth Day
Cambridge News, Hannah Mirsky, 24 April 2017

Sir David Attenborough was in Cambridge yesterday - at an event that inspired more than 1,000 people
Cambridge News, 23 April 2017

A factory that makes homes among ideas to improve life in Cambridgeshire
Cambridge News, 01 April 2017

Pop-up repair cafe gives new lease of life to South Cambridgeshire residents’ items
Cambridge Independent, 16 January 2017

Repair cafés hailed a success in South Cambridgeshire
Cambridge News, 15 January 2017


Cambridge Hub Students' Social Innovation Programme (incl CCF)
Cambridge News, 02 December 2014

Open Eco Homes Events
Cambridge Matters, Autumn 2014

Open Eco Homes  Tom & Anne Bragg and Ian Collins interviewed
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: Breakfast Show, Dotty McLeod, 11 September 2014

Cambridge homes are going eco
Cambridge News, Mike Scialom, 06 September 2014

Eco Homes
Cambridge Edition, Charlotte Abrahams, September 2014

Cycle Cinema
Cambridge 105: Drive, Julian Clover with Nicole Barton, 17 June 2014

Action on Energy + Open Eco Homes
Cambridge Matters, Summer 2014

Green Food
Julian Cottee, David Cebon, Graeme Maidment and Marie-Ann Ha, 2014

Naked Scientists,
Cambridge University,
Dr Chris Smith, Ginny Smith, 2014

Food For a Greener Future - Bev Sedley
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: Breakfast Show, Jane Smith, 08 February 2014

Food For a Greener Future - Bev Sedley, Jacky-Sutton-Adam & Tine Roche
BBC Radio Cambridgeshire: Drive Time with Chris Mann, Chris Mann, 06 February 2014

Food for a Greener Future Conference" - Bev Sedley
Cambridge 105, Linda Ness, 2014

Discover more about sustainable food at Cambridge conference
Cambridge News, Lydia Fallon, 21 January 2014


Trumpington residents take the lead in home energy saving
Cambridge News, Lydia Fallon, 08 November 2012

Origins and a few confessions
Cambridge News, 09 October 2012

Eco living: how to save food and reduce waste
The Telegraph, Sarah Lonsdale, 11 September 2012

Take a tour of Cambridge's most eco-friendly gardens
Cambridge News, 06 July 2012

Green living: a floating eco-home
The Telegraph, Sarah Lonsdale, 15 May 2012

Cambridge 105 - Eco homeowner and architect Jeremy Ashworth and Helen Karapandzic of Cambridge Carbon Footprint talk to Roger Frost about Open Eco Homes, 05 May 2012. Click here to listen to / download the podcast

Cambridge 105 - Helen Karapandzic of Cambridge Carbon Footprint talks about 'Eating Local' with Alan Alder, 17 April 2012. Click here to listen to / download the podcast

A tour of Cambridge's eco homes
Cambridge News, 12 April 2012

Gone Swishing
Style Magazine,
April 2012

Is it possible to eat well on a budget of just £21?
Cambridge News
, Ella Walker, 22 March 2012

How to be green and stay sane
The Sunday Telegraph
, Sarah Lonsdale, 27 February 2012

Bev Sedley of Cambridge Carbon Footprint talks about "Eating Local"
Radio Cambridgeshire, Liz Rhodes, 13 February 2012

The 30-mile diet: eating local, eating green
Cambridge News
, 17 January 2012