The Road to Carbon Reduction


Peebles CAN have secured a share of funding  made available through the Scottish Government's Climate Challenge Fund (CCF).  Peebles CAN have been awarded a CCF grant totalling £147,896.88 over 2 years.


The CCF is a Scottish Government grant programme managed by environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful.  The CCF provides funding and support to help community-led organisations in Scotland tackle climate change through projects that reduce local carbon emissions.


Our project, The Road to Carbon Reduction, will offer free support to help Peebles and surrounding towns to reduce carbon emissions through carbon literacy education and practical activities. The project will facilitate discussion about climate change by hosting Skill Shares and community meals focused on carbon literacy, and will increase understanding of climate change in the local community through promoting journey sharing, eco driving courses, promoting alternative active travel and growing food for local consumption.


For more information on CCF and projects they fund visit their website at

Upcoming events

(See posters below for details)

  • Virtual fuel efficiency driving course

  • Zoom Cooking classes

  • Bike maintenance course 

  • Pick Your Own days

  • Fortnightly market

  • Virtual Skill shares

  • Carbon literacy

Virtual Skill Shares

New Story Run by Rosie Watson

Love your clothes by Miriam Adcock from Zero Waste Scotland

Single use plastic audit

Skill Shares

Carbon Literacy

What does a low carbon community look like to you?

The summaries below represents a snapshot of what our travel and food life could be like in a lower carbon future. Working towards a better future is why we are taking action on climate change.

Thanks to CCF for this information.  More info can be found on

Greener and cheaper ways to heat your home


Why is Carbon Important?

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Peebles CAN is a registered SCIO.  Charity No SC049387