Category: Climate change / environment

210 Climate change / environment posts found.

River Severn safety report published

02/12/2022

At a meeting of Shropshire Council’s full Council on 12 May 2022, a motion was agreed to explore ways in which river…

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Council targets energy improvements for tenants

30/11/2022
Council’s Trading Standards given powers to crackdown on rogue letting agencies

Families living in cold, draughty rented properties in Shropshire can expect warmer homes thanks to a new council initiative. Shropshire Council has…

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News from our partners: The Vanguard Building construction company nabs national Net Zero award

29/11/2022
Meole Brace teaching hub

News from our partners Read Construction A Wrexham-based main contractor, Read Construction, have taken home the national Constructing Excellence Net Zero award…

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News from our partners: Praise at property awards for sustainable school scheme

29/11/2022
The new ‘state of the art’ school build at Harlescott Junior School. Image courtesy of Pave Aways

News from our partners Pave Aways Limited A Shropshire building contractor has been highly commended for its construction of net zero carbon…

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Shrewsbury Copthorne and Porthill 20mph zone consultation begins

23/11/2022

Shropshire Council has this week launched a four-week public consultation exercise – see here – to see whether there is support for…

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News from our partners: Community co-op in Shrewsbury to shine light on solar power

16/11/2022
Big Solar

News from our partners The Big Solar Co-op Pioneering new UK-wide community energy group, The Big Solar Co-op, will be hosting its…

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Community heat network to harness waste energy

14/11/2022
Veolia's Battlefield Energy Recovery Facility in Shrewsbury

Shropshire could become the first location in the West Midlands to have a district heating system supplying energy to businesses and public…

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Air quality programme shortlisted for national award

10/11/2022

A project by Shropshire Council to monitor and reduce ammonia in the air caused by intensive farming practices has been shortlisted for…

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Towns set to gain on-street electric vehicle charging points and raise Shropshire’s rankings for most provision

09/11/2022
Electric vehicle on-street chargepoint

Shropshire motorists who have been quickest on the uptake of electric and hybrid vehicles will see more on-street charging points coming to…

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New recycling wheelie bins delivered to nearly 80,000 homes

07/11/2022

Almost 80,000 wheelie bins for recycling cans, glass and plastic have been delivered to homes across the Shropshire Council area in the…

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