Category: Climate change / environment

266 Climate change / environment posts found.

Shropshire’s libraries celebrate Green Libraries Week


Libraries across Shropshire are marking National Libraries Week from 2 to 8 October [2023], with this year’s event celebrating sustainability and climate…

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Shropshire Council running subsidised tree scheme for the 2023/24 planting season


This year residents, landowners, farmers, community groups, businesses and charities can apply for trees that are subsidised at a 50% cost by…

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Shropshire Council to consider pioneering project to tackle climate crisis


Pioneering plans to allow Shropshire Council to create the first council-owned pyrolysis plant and target the climate crisis are being put before…

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Shropshire Council secures share of £39m funding for more EV charging points across the Midlands

Electric vehicle charger space sign painted on road

Shropshire Council is part of a consortium of Midlands councils to have secured £39.3m of funding from the Government for the commissioning…

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Energy projects shortlisted for National Energy Efficiency Awards 2023

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Shropshire Council and installation partner BidConnecter have been shortlisted for several national awards for their efforts in tackling fuel poverty and reducing…

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Soldiers of Shropshire Museum wins battle to upgrade energy award for Shrewsbury Castle

Ian Nellins holding the energy certificate rating

The Soldiers of Shropshire Museum, based in Shrewsbury Castle, has battled to achieve the highest rating possible on its energy rating certificate.…

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Helpful new guidance over solar farm developments for parish councils and town councils


A new guidance document to help Shropshire’s parish councils and town councils begin early engagement with potential solar farm developers has been…

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Small businesses identify carbon outputs with help of Cool Shropshire & Telford

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Small businesses across Shropshire have identified 15 tonnes of carbon output in a year, after signing up to a partnership project funded…

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Worm farm owner turns to council-funded project for sustainability advice

A man with his hands cupped holding soil with worms in it

A Shropshire worm farmer has sought expert advice from a council-run project on how to make his eco-friendly business more sustainable. Luke…

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Shropshire Council reports drop in carbon emissions


Shropshire Council has seen a further decrease in its gross carbon emissions in the last year, according to a performance report due…

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