Pioneering Carbon App Trialled in Shropshire

Ludlow, Bishops Castle, Whitchurch and Pontsebury are leading the way with tracking their carbon through a new app developed by the Shropshire Climate Action Partnership (SCAP). SCAP is working with a large number of organisations and groups with the aim of getting Shropshire to be carbon zero by 2030. Their app is designed to track […]

March in the Homegrown Garden

Guest article by Theresa – Homegrown Market Garden Isn’t it lovely seeing the early signs of spring as the weather warms and the days lengthen? While we had some very cold days in February it’s great to see signs of new growth emerging. This month most of us are busy preparing vegetable beds (or pots […]

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 […]

Forest Fun Training Additional Dates Released

Wrekin Forest school based in Telford Shropshire has seen a surge in enquiries since releasing their new ‘Forest Fun Training’ courses. Running for two days in June this Level Two course will allow individuals to deliver a form of forest based outdoor learning in their own locations, such as Muddy Monday or Wellie Wednesday. The […]

Bridgnorth Community Tidies up ‘Grot Spots’

The town of Bridgnorth is sparkling free of rubbish due to the hard work of a group of voluntary litter pickers. The Bridgnorth Litter Picking Club coordinated by Councillor Julia Buckley has seen a surge in activity recently in spite of covid restrictions. Organised through a Facebook page and Whatsapp group volunteers from the community […]

Alison’s Bee Class – Beeswax Versatility Supports Wildlife Education

This week we are featuring the wonderful Alison Wakeman. Many of you may have come across her during one of her educational talks or during a food or craft fair, or you may be familiar with her beeswax food wraps that are sold through numerous zero waste shops in Shropshire. As with many small businesses […]

Search to find Shropshire’s Young Environmentalists

Wellington Rotary Club are currently running a “Young Environmentalist” Competition for youngsters aged 7 -17 as part of a wider National Competition. The Club say: “The aim is to encourage young people to explore, investigate, research and undertake an environmental sustainability project on the theme of ‘Climate Change/Carbon Reduction’. Those entering may focus on one […]

The Little Green Pantry -Zero Waste Goods Delivered to Your Door

Keli has built relationships with a number of other like-minded businesses throughout the region and alongside the standard pastas, grains, nuts and seeds, she provides an outlet for sales of locally made eco-friendly products. These include beeswax food wraps made from Alison at Alison’s Bee Class and reusable wipes and personal products from Crafty Mrs […]

10% Off Romantic Eco Retreat in World Heritage Site

Valentine’s day is here and gone so quickly. However, if you have a special person in your life, and you decided (or forgot!) to do something special today, why not treat them to a stay in a beautiful eco yurt later in the year. Getting away from your own home and going somewhere special can […]

Lottery Fund Awarded to Repair Cafe by TT

During normal times, Telford Repair Cafe runs on the last Saturday of the month at the Forge at The Wakes. A free social event where you can bring along items that you need to be fixed to volunteers who may have the expertise to help. Anyone can join in and support the repairs. A great […]