E-bikes and local businesses make it easy to swap from four wheels to two

Changing your mode of transport to something more planet friendly can be daunting. Increasing our families ability to travel on two wheels rather than four has been made much easier through the expertise of a small local business. If you are looking to invest in a bike in the near future, I would highly recommend […]

Award winning Park securing funding to enhance biodiversity

The Green Flag award-winning Stanmore Country Park has been granted more than £72,000 from Severn Trent’s Community Fund and Shropshire Council to enhance bio-diversity and encourage children to be involved in its care. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: The Shining Light on Stanmore Park Project has received £65,582 from the Severn Trent Community Fund, […]

The Ercall takes centre stage in Local Nature Reserve photo competition

“Telford & Wrekin Council have announced the winners of its My Walk Today photo competition, with The Ercall featuring in both the adult and under-16s winning entries. The competition, launched by the council in December to coincide with the school Christmas holidays, encouraged people to visit the borough’s 17 Local Nature Reserves over the holiday […]

30 Day Challenge #30 Spread the word

Congratulations you have reached the end of the 30 Day Sustainability Challenge! We hope you have learnt a few things along the way and found out some simple ways you can live a more planet friendly lifestyle. Fingers crossed some of these easy swaps have helped you start some good habits and this is just […]

30 Day Challenge #10 Walk or Cycle More

Day 10 of the Mossy Life 30 Day Challenge - Walk or Cycle More

Swapping the car for cycling, walking or e-biking even just one day a week makes a significant impact on carbon emissions. In addition to the environmental benefits there are huge benefits for your physical and mental wellbeing. Walk or cycle more and you will be kinder to the planet and your health. Walk or Cycle […]

30 Day Challenge #9 Turn Off Electronics

In our modern world, electronics have become an everyday and very useful part of our lives. However, the increased energy consumption for high tech living does have an environmental impact. Using electronic devices is not necessarily a bad thing, but we do have a responsibility to use them wisely, look after them to extend their […]

30 Day Challenge #6 Reusable Cups

Do you enjoy a coffee or cup of tea when you are out and about? As we start to socialise a little more this year (hopefully!) then you may find yourself grabbing a hot drink when you are in town or taking in a local tourist attraction. Although many places are trying to reduce the […]

30 Day Challenge #5 Hire Don’t Buy

As a society we have got used to owning a lot of the things in our home, even if they are rarely used. We end up with cupboards full of items that take up space, have used vital resources to be made, and may only be used once or twice before we eventually throw them […]

30 Day Challenge #3 Take Part in Local Groups & Courses

Day three of the 30 Day Sustainability Challenge is something everyone can do. Whether you have half an hour a month or can commit a couple of days a week. Learning about Climate Change and the environment can help you understand changes you can make in your own lifestyle. Understanding Climate Change is key to […]