Telford & Wrekin take part in Great British Spring Clean

Telford & Wrekin Council and local communities are coming together to support Keep Britain Tidy’s annual Great British Spring Clean and calling on others to lend a hand too. This year’s event runs until 13 June, and there are plenty of litter picks happening in local communities across the borough. Councillors, council staff, Street Champions, […]

Weekly Mossy News

A quick round-up of this weeks key green news from around Shropshire. Wellington blossoming again with launch of gardening competition Wellington is set to prove that it is blossoming again after lockdown, with the second annual gardening competition being launched. Green fingered residents of the town are being encouraged to enter the contest, organised by […]

Farm Shop harnesses summer sunshine to go off grid

Apley Farm Shop near Bridgnorth made a huge step towards its net zero carbon goal this week, by installing a new solar array next to the car park. The state of the art panels installed by Noble Green Energy, took just over a week to install, and will produce just over 90% of the complexes […]

Oakengates refill store opens its doors

A new zero waste refill store is opening on Tuesday 8th June 2021 in Oakengates Telford. Based on the top floor of Oakengates Indoor Mall, Turtley Eco will be opening its doors for the first time after months of hard work by owner Zoe. Early this year, Zoe decided to take the plunge and start […]

Killer tree disease task force set up by Telford & Wrekin Council

A dedicated team is being set up by Telford and Wrekin Council to tackle the impact of Ash Dieback, a killer disease that could wipe out up to 35% of the counties trees. The disease was first recorded in the area in 2013. Ash Dieback is a fungus that is sweeping across the UK and […]

Crafty Mrs B – Saving the planet one pad at a time

Hi! My name is Amy, and I am the face behind Crafty MrsB. I am a designer and maker who works from home. I started my business back in 2015 after the birth of my first child, returning to the world of retail wasn’t going to be practical. Sewing is something I’d learnt from my […]

Electric Shropshire Railway One Step Closer

A large scale scheme that could have huge environmental and economic benefits is one step closer to its goal. MP for Shrewsbury and Atcham, Daniel Kawczynski has been pushing the case for electrifying the railway line between Wolverhampton and Shrewsbury. The line serving Telford, Oakengates, Wellington, Shifnal, Cosford, Albrighton and Codsall, is the only part […]

Happy House, Happy Planet

After watching David Attenborough on the TV and realising the extents of the damage we are doing to our planet, Steph Jones based in Shrewsbury, decided to do something about it. As well as assessing some of her own habits at home, she was inspired to take things a step further and offer an environmentally […]

Climate Crisis Creates Water Shortage for Newport Allotments

Newport Town Council have turned off the supply to the town’s allotment in the face of the climate crisis in a bid to reduce water waste. The Town Council has agreed to provide water containers to Meadow View and Boughey Road sites as a temporary measure. Councillor Lyn Fowler stated that some “exciting” long-term, sustainable […]

10% OFF Accommodation @ The Barn at Lees Farm

10% discount for Shropshire and Telford & Wrekin Postcodes on booking and quoting Mossy Life. If you arrive by bike, on foot or public transport there will be a treat when you arrive, please let me know on booking. Hi, my name is Emma, I am the owner of The Barn at Lees Farm. Five […]