Category: Climate change / environment

210 Climate change / environment posts found.

Swamp mysteries competition to inspire wetland restoration project

26/10/2022
a swamp

People of all ages are being encouraged to let their imaginations run wild and help inspire a project to restore a wetland…

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Six schools to take part in School Streets scheme trial

19/10/2022

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet has today approved an 18-month ‘School Streets’ scheme trial – and agreed that ANPR (automatic number plate recognition) cameras be…

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Householders reminded about possible change to waste collection day

19/10/2022
A family with a selection of wheelie bins and recycling boxes

New recycling and waste collection calendars are being posted to households in the former North Shropshire, South Shropshire and Shrewsbury & Atcham…

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Shropshire awarded almost £1m for new electric vehicle charging points

14/10/2022
Electric vehicle on-street chargepoint

A successful bid for Government funding has landed Shropshire Council almost £1m to install more on-street electric vehicle charging points in its…

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Shrewsbury nursery has home for unwanted trees

13/10/2022
Orphan trees. Photo credit; Shrewsbury Town Council.

Gardeners with unwanted trees growing on their plots are being invited to ‘recycle’ them by donating them to a Shrewsbury tree nursery.…

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Cabinet to consider plans for School Streets trial

12/10/2022
Coleham Primary School in Shrewsbury

Shropshire Council’s Cabinet will next week be asked to approve an 18-month ‘School Streets’ scheme trial – and agree that ANPR (automatic…

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Café owner signs up for free advice to tackle climate

12/10/2022
Ian Nellins, Shropshire Council's Cabinet member for climate change, environment and transport, with Cool Shropshire member Nicola Dalton outside her coffee shop Stop. in St Julian's Friars, Shrewsbury

Sustainability-savvy café owner Nicola Dalton is preparing to take a detailed look at her business’s carbon footprint with free advice through the…

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Changes to waste collections in south Shropshire from 7 November

05/10/2022
A family with a selection of wheelie bins and recycling boxes

Householders in the former South Shropshire district are being alerted to changes to their waste and recycling collections from next month. From…

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Council wins funding to improve energy efficiency standards in the private rented sector

04/10/2022

Shropshire Council has won £93,413 from the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) to help improve energy efficiency standards in…

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No plans to charge for collection of garden waste

03/10/2022
Recycling collection vehicle

Shropshire Council is assuring residents that it has no current plans to introduce charges for the collection of garden waste. It follows…

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