Call for climate conscious households to support open house event

Climate conscious households are being asked to share their knowledge and experience of green tech and retrofitting their homes at an open house event in October. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: Shropshire Council, Zero Carbon Shropshire and Marches Energy Advice are encouraging people to sign up for Green Doors Day on Saturday 8 October […]

£15,000 of funding now available to community groups across Shropshire

Veolia UK and Shropshire Council have teamed up to offer £15,000 in funding to the county’s local community groups and clubs. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: The first ever EnviroGrant scheme in Shropshire enables clubs or groups to apply for up to £1,000 in funding for projects that benefit the local community or environment. […]

Great Ness and Little Ness volunteer litter pickers praised for efforts

A voluntary litter picking group in the Great Ness and Little Ness areas of Shropshire has been praised for their efforts to clear rubbish and keep the area clean and tidy. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: Members from the Great Mess to Little Mess community group pick litter weekly, and sometimes daily. The group […]

Purity Properties Ltd fined for illegally cutting down protected trees

Property firm Purity Properties Limited (PPL) has received a substantial fine for cutting down trees illegally at a Wellington nursing home. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: Director Steven Jagdeep Singh has received a £9,600 fine while the company has been handed a £24,000 fine for removing three trees at The Priory Nursing […]

Learn to compost with our FREE workshops

Composting is a fantastic way to do your bit for the planet and save some pennies in your pocket, all from the comfort of your garden or community space. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: “As part of our ‘added value’ plan with our recycling and waste management partner Veolia, Telford and Wrekin […]

Fly tipper caught and fined

A successful Fixed Penalty Notice (FPN), issued by Telford & Wrekin Council, has resulted in a borough resident being fined £400. Latest update from Telford and Wrekin Council Newsroom: The rubbish was dumped in Bratton Lane, off the A442, in the village of Bratton and discovered by a member of the public and a council […]

Free Community Tree Scheme opens for coming planting season

Landowners are being encouraged to sign up for Shropshire Council’s free Community Tree Scheme which is launching today, ahead of the 2022/23 planting season. Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: Shropshire Council secured funding worth £500,000 as part of a joint project led by the Department for Food, Environment and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the […]

Landscape changes as conservation project advances 

People living in and visiting the Knighton area will notice a change on the horizon later this year – and it’s part of a much bigger plan under the Offa’s Dyke Conservation Project (ODCP).   Latest update from Shropshire Council Newsroom: The conifers above Knighton on Black Hall Farm are being carefully removed this autumn to […]

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 […]