The Haltwhistle Partnership is delighted to be supporting South Tyne Sustainability (STS) and the Haltwhistle Swimming and Leisure Centre (HSLC) in facilitating HSLC to secure funding from the Government's new Rural Communities Energy Fund (RCEF) for a feasibility study into extracting heat from the mineworkings that lie under Haltwhistle. A grant of £40,000 ihas been awarded for the first phase of the feasibility and the project is underway with an energy audit of HSLC and research into the mines underneath and adjacent to the centre and our Partnership Officer, Andy Dean, is managing the project.