Category: Climate change / environment

210 Climate change / environment posts found.

River Severn safety report published


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

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

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

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


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

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

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


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

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


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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