Category: Climate change / environment

66 Climate change / environment posts found.

Litter to be picked alongside major Shropshire roads next month

Litter collected in Ludlow

Litter is be picked alongside several Shropshire roads during March 2021 in a month-long effort to clear waste and rubbish from many…

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Flooding update Friday 22 Jan midday: River peaks in Shrewsbury at 4.95m


The River Severn peaked in Shrewsbury at Welsh Bridge earlier this morning at 4.95m, with flooding across Smithfield Road and into town,…

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Tree planted as tribute to “much loved” Shropshire Council worker as part of Community Tree Scheme

An image of the Oak Tree being planted in memory of Percy Mullaly.

A tree was today planted in memory of a popular and well-loved Shropshire Council worker who recently passed away. Percy Mullaly worked…

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Shropshire Council secures £500,000 funding for “Trees Outside Woodland” project

An image of planted trees

Shropshire Council has secured funding worth £500,000 as part of a joint project led by the Department for Food, Environment and Rural…

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Cabinet approves new corporate climate emergency strategy and action plan

An image of planted trees

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet yesterday (Monday 14 December 2020) approved a new corporate climate emergency strategy and action plan for 2021. The corporate…

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Fuel Poverty Awareness Day: support on hand for those suffering from fuel poverty


Shropshire Council are today (Friday 27 November 2020) taking part in a national campaign to raise awareness and highlight the support available…

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Shropshire County Pension Fund reveals its carbon footprint


Shropshire County Pension Fund has become one of the first in the country to report on the carbon footprint of its £2…

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Have your say on trees

Smithfield Road

Trees have been one of the most sought-after things in Shropshire this year – and now we want to know what you…

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(Ghost)busting Halloween waste myths: encouraging residents to get spookily sustainable

Cover your face

Joint story with our partners Veolia  We all love Halloween for the pumpkin lanterns, costumes and decorations, but one of the scariest…

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Community Tree Scheme closed as 10,000 snapped up

An image of planted trees

Unprecedented demand has seen 10,000 trees on offer to residents of Shropshire snapped up in just 24 hours. Shropshire Council’s Community Tree…

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