The village has been awarded Lottery funding from the Community Fund “TogetherforourPlanet” to explore the feasibility of setting up a scheme for zero carbon energy usage locally.
Consultants appointed by the Parish Council are to produce a feasibility study to underpin such a scheme. The consultants will report to a Council working group, whose notes are published on this site:
The Parish Council is monitoring other local schemes in the area and has noted this report from an action group set up in Settle:
An exhibition and consultation event for Draughton’s study was held in the village hall on 19 February 2022, featuring a talk and display organised jointly with the local church group.
Further details will be posted here as and when available.