Category: Climate change / environment

61 Climate change / environment posts found.

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

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

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

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

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?

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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Help us Keep Shropshire Tidy and don’t litter


Shropshire Council is asking visitors to beauty spots across the county to do their bit to keep our parks and sites clean…

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Coronavirus: News from our partners – Severn Trent to donate £1m to charity if customers cut daily demand by 150 million litres to the end of June

Severn Trent

News from our partners Severn Trent With the hot weather here to stay, and daily demand for water rocketing in recent weeks…

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Coronavirus: Council to set up two multi-agency task forces to mitigate impact of virus on county


Shropshire Council is to establish two multi-agency task forces to help address and minimise the economic and social impacts of coronavirus on…

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Climate Emergency – 1 year on


Dean Carroll, Shropshire Council Cabinet member for adult social care, public health and climate change, said: “Shropshire Council was already working to…

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Advice and support on offer to those affected by floods in Shropshire


Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin’s residents and businesses affected by the recent flooding are being given the opportunity to discuss their questions…

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