Category: Climate change / environment

46 Climate change / environment posts found.

Sandpits Road, Ludlow, to close for six months for sewer upgrade work

15/07/2020
Road ahead closed

Sandpits Road in Ludlow will be closed between the junctions of Julian Road and Henley Road for approximately six months from tomorrow…

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Shropshire Council welcomes £36m award to new River Severn Partnership to help tackle flooding

14/07/2020

Shropshire Council has welcomed yesterday’s announcement that the new River Severn Partnership is to receive £36m from the Government to help address…

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Free central heating now available for eligible households

13/07/2020
Warmer Homes Shropshire Programme

Free first time central heating installation is now available for eligible households, thanks to a new grant scheme to help people reduce…

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Plans to replace Shirehall with new civic centre to be considered by councillors

08/07/2020

Plans for a new civic centre in Shrewsbury town centre that would house Shropshire Council and its public sector partners from 2023…

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Rural areas demand support to tackle climate change

24/06/2020
An image of a green field with blue skies as Shropshire Council joins the Countryside Climate Network to help drive the climate change agenda for rural areas.

Shropshire Council has joined a group of rural council leaders to launch a new network to promote the voice of the countryside…

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Energy-saving measures at The Market Hall in Shrewsbury: what have we learned a year on?

24/06/2020
pretty pattern of light on a market hall in Shrewsbury

One year on from having energy efficiency systems installed to reduce its carbon footprint and running costs, The Market Hall in Shrewsbury…

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Shropshire Council bids for £46m to help improve county’s bus services

22/06/2020
One of the electric buses trialled on Shrewsbury's park and ride service

Shropshire Council has bid for more than £46million of Government funding to help improve bus services across the county. Two bids have…

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Greenacres Farm seeing benefits of sustainable energy

19/06/2020
Greenacres Farm

In 2019 at Greenacres Farm in Baschurch a 50kW solar array was installed to improve energy efficiency and to reduce its’ carbon…

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Great Outdoors Wildlife Blog: Cuckoo Spit

09/06/2020
An image of a froghopper which can be found in the Shropshire countryside.

Everyone will be familiar with the curious appearance of cuckoo spit around the countryside at this time of year. Drops of white…

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Environment Day Blog – How has wildlife responded to the coronavirus lockdown?

05/06/2020
An image of a kingfisher. Bird song has improved during lockdown as positive impacts on the natural environment have benefited wildlife.

We might not be getting herds of deer walking down high streets like in India, wild boar investigating city centres like in…

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